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
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
Plus high-tech Tel Aviv, Iranian threats, and more
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
Democrat goes down in Weiner’s heavily Jewish former district
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
Israel will become a ‘stand-in’ for voters, he says, to Obama’s detriment
Contest for Weiner’s empty seat turns into statement on Obama and Israel
Hizzoner calls on Democrats to vote GOP in Weiner’s district
Former NYC mayor says congressman won’t follow in his footsteps
New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
Pro-Jewish populism, the Biblical American canon, 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.