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
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
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
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
What happens in Vegas before sundown stays in Vegas
Will Romney’s decisive victory in Florida smoke them out?
It’s not his politics; it’s his influence
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
A review of 175 major Jewish Republican donors shows that many who gave in the 2008 primary have yet to pony up for a GOP candidate. Why the wait?
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Success in Florida could determine Gingrich’s, Adelson’s future power
Prominent Jewish donor funds ad campaign to take down frontrunner
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more
Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
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.