In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb
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
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
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.
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.
The Rankin-Bass animated specials are yuletide staples, so why do they look Jewish and sound gay?
Why the most inclusive of celebrations should be every American Jew’s favorite holiday
U.K. reality show Jewish Mum of the Year hunts for the most unbearable person on Earth
Don Francisco, Chilean son of Holocaust survivors, marks 50 years hosting the wildly popular variety TV show
The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
The world’s most famous detective, returning to TV tonight, is the embodiment of the non-Jewish Jew
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
In pageant show Honey Boo Boo, pop culture finally has a convincing take on the aspirations of newcomers
A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel
How the cancer victim at the center of the AMC series justifies my skepticism of Holocaust survivors
Bravo’s talk-show host, author of the new memoir Most Talkative, is heir to a gossipy tradition in television
This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series takes a religious approach to comedy, which makes it both funny and profound
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in the 90s?
Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months
Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
Jill Soloway’s latest offering is absorbing, sincere, and tender
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Rivlin joins 11-year-old George Amira, whose anti-bullying video went viral
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.