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 chaos during Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman, and more in the news
Pop-Up Shabbat and The Hester offer a modern take on ancient traditions
A non pork-eating gourmand goes rogue at trayf’s biggest bash
Video: The Gefilteria’s co-founder shows you how to spice up your horseradish—and make a Passover cocktail
Sick of gray balls of mystery fish floating in jelly? Think outside the jar, and try a Sephardic recipe instead.
Plus a look at Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
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.