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
NYPD arrests 49 gang members after tracking Facebook activity
Plus a Gaza building boom?
+972 Magazine strikes up an unlikely conversation
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Jews watching Jews who go on Birthright Israel trips
Few people know the programming languages like Java and Ruby that run the modern world. The People of the Book should fight against this illiteracy.
Prime Minister called “manipulative” for claiming people like him
Plus fashion in Chechnya, Chabad’s anti-Facebook campaign, and more
The jury in the Rutgers case got it wrong: It may be the Internet, not a stupid 20-year-old, that is ultimately responsible for the tragedy
Plus, an unkosher catering dispute, a plea for Madonna, and more
Plus Fayyad for prez?, Zuckerberg gets hacked, and more
Plus Carter on Palestine, diamonds are forever (for Jews), and more
Plus, Kabbalah guru killed, circumcision ban rolled back, and more in the news
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, 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.