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
Amazon debuts series with interview by Tablet literary editor David Samuels
Your Friday video comes from the Israeli President’s big birthday week
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
Babs receives an honorary doctorate from Hebrew University in Israel
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
POTUS is greeted by Bibi, sees Iron Dome, avoids a broken down limo
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
Former U.S. official join large petition signatories
Netanyahu will have until March 16 to woo suitors
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
On the anniversary of Rabin’s murder, the left-wing leadership can’t organize a unified rally to commemorate it
Stories from beyond the northeast
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.