Jean-Marie Lustiger: The Jewish Catholic Who Almost Became Pope

A few years ago, a Jew almost become Pope. And the man who almost became Pope still considered himself Jewish.

Arlen Specter, Remembering a Trailblazer

Arlen Specter wasn't afraid to make waves--he was a Jewish Republican who later switched sides and became the longest-running senator in Philadelphia.

Aaron Sorkin Reflects on Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

Aaron Sorkin believes that we should stop focusing on the word 'overdose' in the wake of his friend’s death, and focus on the addiction that killed him.

'Not Vengeance, but a Victory:' The Revival of Irène Némirovsky

Over 60 years after her murder, Irène Némirovsky regained the attention of a world that was once indifferent to her plight.

4 Romantic Rendezvous for Lovers in Paris

From Heloïse and Abelard to Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, lovestruck couples have long cast their starry-eyed gazes in Paris’s direction.

Chicago Loving: Romance in the Second City

With Chicago’s wealth of scenery, street festivals, fine dining and quiet, corner hideaways, it’s a city perfect for kindling romance—new and old alike.