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
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
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
The Israeli Air Forces responds to Palestinian mortars by attacking rocket launchers
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
The must-have accessory of the season
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Josh Hantman talks Operation Pillar of Defense and the life of a spokesman
But now we have a bigger concern
David Carr makes a huge reporting mistake
Former PM, current Defense Minister to retire from political life
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
Obama’s support for Israel holds firm during Pillar of Defense
Is it true and will it hold?
The Tablet contributor talks Gaza and war
A double standard between Israel and Gaza, Israel and the world
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.