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
Trying to understand this baffling story, which we read on Yom Kippur, gave me insights into my mother’s death
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
A battle for America’s Jewish youth and Israel’s soul in 1985
Short shorts, converse sneakers, and a cameo by young Alan Dershowitz
There’s a website for that
Lightning-rod professor says goodbye after nearly 50 years at the school
And nothing bad happened
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Park East Synagogue’s sold-out Selichot service is a place for the community’s elite to gather
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
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.