World War I Shaped My Life, But I'll Never Know How

Hody Nemes’s great-grandfather palled around with an Austro-Hungarian emperor before returning home from World War I — just when everyone thought he was dead.


In Defense of the Schmaltzy

We often think of nostalgia as an unrealistic dreaminess about the past, but Elissa Strauss thinks there’s an important role for this type of schmaltziness.


Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?

Leonard Fein wonders if the manifest decline in anti-Semitism is tied in some way to the uptick in attention to the Holocaust?

Who Will Speak Out for American Families?

EDITORIAL: President Obama just held a summit to highlight issues like parental leave and affordable childcare. Until the nation takes these issues seriously, nothing will change.

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