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
The Shallowest, Least Thoughtful Commentators of the Week
Turns out Jewish Chairmen of the Federal Reserve have spotty records
Plus everything you might want to know about sequestration
How some are making the case for nomination of Hagel for defense secretary
A profile of Boteach the candidate
When the comments on the blogs of Stephen Walt, Andrew Sullivan, Philip Weiss, and Glenn Greenwald turn ugly, who should be held accountable? Plus: A Jew-baiter’s lexicon.
A love story swallowed by the Holocaust
Formerly banned from U.S., professor preaches limited reform
Looking back at ‘A Serious Man’
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Includes Bloomberg and Soros; does not include Adelson
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
Please resume thinking of us when you think ‘Tablet’
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
Merry Nittel Nacht!
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.