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 military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus Lebanon backs, Congress threatens U.N., and more in the news
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
Which is something Israel should probably welcome
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
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.