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
Has unity coalition loosened Netanyahu?
Plus Britain wants to skirt a part of the Iran embargo, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus what Iran wanted and didn’t get, and more in the news
Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian hunger-striker gravely ill, the ‘Times of Israel,’ and more
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Wexler on the problem of building on swappable land, and more
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus discord at the negotiating table, and more in the news
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Plus more Israeli-Palestinian talks, 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.