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
Huckabee likes settlements, firefighters squabble, and more in the news
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
A Torah portion chronicling a tragedy foretold
The N.J. case in Israel, the Madoff case, and more
‘Haaretz’ writers tag-team the president
In the West Bank, not the Berkshires
Ground zero for a West Bank compromise
Plus a nuclear Iran, Tel Aviv threatened, and more in the news
More on N.J. scandal, plus Reform leader on settlements
Huckabee in Jerusalem, wonders of the world, and more
Has something to please and worry everyone
A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news
A visit from the Defense secretary, and more in the news
Exceptions for settlers, child labor, and more in the news
Vandalism, a troublesome comparison, and more from 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.