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
Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north
Plus Bibi cartoonist apologies…for his bad timing
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why
Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner
If accurate, Likud-Beiteinu holds 31 with Yesh Atid second
Early estimates suggest that nearly 50% of eligible voters have cast ballots
Cast a vote in the Israeli elections
Plus President Obama kicks off second term
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.