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
Turks credit ‘wise man’ Peres
Plus J Street in the center and Shmuley on Tiger, and more
Israel is angry, Britain apologetic after attempted Livni arrest
Palin, Avigdor Lieberman, other ‘friends’ listed as honorary hosts
And Israel claims a moral victory, of sorts
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
Plus Iranian uranium and two Gaza operations
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from the news
Organ harvesting, Lady Gaga, and an Orthodox woman cop
Why Benjamin Netanyahu is having a more successful term than anyone expected
Issues broadsides on Israel, Hamas
Lieberman says yes; Chávez calls him a ‘mafia boss’
Would be great news for Bibi
Hate, corruption, and history
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.