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
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
Digitized archive features iconic images of pre-war Jewish life in Europe
Flooded by information requests, D.C. museum researchers scour the archives
How the saddest day of the Jewish calendar helped make me a happier Jew
2013 NBA champs took a tour while in D.C. to meet with President Obama
Confirmation that a government shutdown is bad for the Jews
Honoring a hero and celebrating the museum’s 20th anniversary
The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum
Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
The Eichmann Trial opened in Jerusalem 50 years ago today. Here are the six most significant moments captured in trial films archived at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Holocaust Memorial Museum would be closed
Plus A’jad-ology, Hitch on Hank, and more
In von Brunn artwork
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.