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
P.M. nixes unilateral independence and bi-national state
Plus Yoffie speaks out, and more in the news
Plus a polarizing ‘rape,’ and more in the news
Group petitions TIAA-CREF at board meeting
Plus Kagan passes, Shylock schemes, and more in the news
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Policy supports settlements, which gov’t opposes
Plus Turkey may cut ties, Turkey maintains ties, and more in the news
A haftorah of unpopular decisions and profound prophecies
Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Plus the futile Flotilla? and more in the news
The ‘Jordan as Palestinian state’ trope
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.