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
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
Social media geotagging features spark unprecedented security questions
From subtle to egregious, major media outlets drop the ball
Is there a new front opening in the battle?
Looking at Hamas’ reach and where the Jerusalem rocket fell
An Israeli journalist worries about a life of uncertainty for his young son
Extremely surreal footage over Be’er Sheva
Reports that areas near Jerusalem have been struck by rockets from Gaza
Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more
BBC falls for terrible acting in Gaza
Group known as ‘Anonymous’ hacks IDF sites
Bloomberg issues statement on Operation Pillar of Defense
Reports that Rishon Letzion, Jaffa have been hit by Hamas rockets
The ambassador talks Operation Pillar of Defense, ‘monumental threats’
Rocket kills three in Kiryat Malachi, rockets rain on Israeli cities
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.