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 Jack Lew as Secretary of Treasury?
Matt Welch leads off with an important piece
Breakdown of talks, continued focus on immunity suggests military action
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Fear: agreement could cause military nuclear program to go overlooked
Plus where talks could go and oil can’t, and more in the news
How dry words like ‘reciprocity’ could produce a deal with Iran
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news
Plus Merah dies, Gates calls Iran attack ‘a catastrophe,’ and more in the news
Plus tragic accident in West Bank kills 10 Palestinians, and more in the news
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
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.