I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more
Noshing challah, Knicks star is the quintessential New Yorker
Basketball legend Dolph Schayes discusses the game’s past and present
Plus the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more
Future swastika-painters will think twice!
Oh, plus that LeBron James character
Boxer blames angry crowd for KO last year
My brief encounter with Israel’s first NBA player
Israeli baller stars in Nike ad
Israel’s first NBA player is only going to get bigger
Best Jewish marketing ploy since the post-Yom Kippur lox platter
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more
Campaign to send Israeli NBAer to Dallas game
Israel’s first NBA player gets the ‘Sports Illustrated’ treatment
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.