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
Gov. John Kasich’s proposed statehouse monument is unprecedented. Some argue it’s also unnecessary.
An exhilarating new intellectual history argues that anti-Judaism is at the heart of Western culture
The past and the future meet for a crucial mission
Jews flocked to retreats like Marienbad, but what couldn’t be healed was Europe’s anti-Semitism
Claudia Roth has some explaining to do
Yale’s pioneering archive of Shoah testimonies reshaped the way tragedies are remembered. But are we listening?
Satirist and media gadfly Henryk Broder attacks his countrymen’s attitudes toward Israel and Jews
From actor to victim, expect to see more of it
New translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath
Debating the meaning of the milestone
Author Lily Brett explores everything from Hendrix to the Holocaust in a thinly veiled autobiographical novel
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him
A new collection of Jerzy Kosinski’s interviews and speeches reveals an Everyman who worked on his own terms
After half a century tracking down Nazis for prosecution, Serge Klarsfeld says his work continues
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in the 90s?
Baruch Lebovits, who pleaded guilty to child molestation in May, served less than three months
Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
Jill Soloway’s latest offering is absorbing, sincere, and tender
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Setting the record straight on the Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Rivlin joins 11-year-old George Amira, whose anti-bullying video went viral
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.