The Simple Math of an Iranian Nuclear Bomb

In an excerpt from ‘Nuclear Iran,’ calculating, with scientific precision, just how far Iran has come in its quest for the bomb

The Truth About Israel and Dissent

The New York Times substitutes a bogus headline for actual reporting

The Most Important Thing Netanyahu Did in New York Wasn’t at the U.N.

It was meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

What Happens When Agnon and Appelfeld Speak Like Faulkner and Hemingway?

A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature

Mossad Looks for New Recruits Online

Israel’s elite intelligence force now accepts virtual applications

Orthodox Man Refuses To Sit Next to Feminist Activist on Airplane

Elana Sztokman flies the not-so friendly skies home to Israel

Haaretz Editor Stands By Gaza Coverage

Aluf Benn reflects on this summer’s war and its impact on the Israeli public

The Godfather’s Guide to the Middle East

Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family

Love Syndrome: Israel Story, Episode 2

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.

Former AP Reporter Confirms Matti Friedman Account

Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer

The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

In Israel, September is Nobel Season

Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime

Streisand on Israel: The World Envies Success

The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias

Ongoing Controversy Around ‘The Most Important Story on Earth’

Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage

Why Great Palestinian Victories Are Worse Than Defeats

Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal

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