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
Montefiore, Madoff, Mailer, and Maimonides
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
Rothstein revelations may toy with GOP primary
Reported injuries suggest he did
Plus long-planned settlements, R.I.P. Exodus captain, and more
Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news
Plus getting out of Gaza, Yad Vashem’s names, and more
David Gelbaum provided one quarter of the budget
This day in infamous Jewish history
Plus a way around Goldstone, another poor billionaire, and more in the news
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
Iran threatens, Barak is sued, Madoff victims stew, and more in the news
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
In wake of Madoff and other scandals, says Yeshiva president, others
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.