After Charleston, Let's All Look in Mirror

Barack Obama is right to lead our nation in condemning the racist violence in Charleston. But Jane Eisner says it’s up to each one of us to help make America a less hateful society.

Michael Oren vs. The New York Times

Michael Oren’s new book includes an account of a pointed dispute with New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal. But did it really happen that way?

What the Pope's Climate Change Edict Means For Jews

Pope Francis is using his moral leadership to try and get the world to do something about climate change. Steve Gutow and Lawrence Troster tell us how we can respond as Jews.

Will 'Jewish Quarter' Win Over Egyptians — or Backfire?

An Arab drama about a Muslim man who falls for a Jewish woman in 1950s Cairo looks poised to portray Jews in a positive light. Can it subvert anti-Semitism without alienating Egyptians?

The Jewish Leadership We Need

The administrators and institution builders are often the stars of the Jewish communal world. But Jay Michaelson writes it’s the soulful, quirky creative types who are the leaders we can’t live without.