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
Palestinians riot over building announcement
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Kramer’s policies would lower birth rate
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Plus carping over gefilte fish, and more bad puns
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
Foxman speaks on UC-Irvine Oren incident
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Oren shouted down, Touro’s Lander dies, and more in the news
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.