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
Although probe is criticized as soft
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in the news
FM Lieberman feuds with PM Netanyahu
Plus Kagan discusses Chinese food, and more in the news
Plus Iran gets its Seas confused, and more
Pro-Israel group sails the East River for Shalit
Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority
New pro-Palestinian stand births new rivalries
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Relatedly, senators are inundated with mail
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Furst at his best, 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.