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
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
‘Haaretz’ reports reps of both nations were at Cairo non-proliferation conference
To honor her body, the writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor
Israel ambassador to skip J Street, plus planets’ names, Lambert’s laments, and more
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
U.S. scientist sold information to agents posing as Mossad
Arab Israeli ‘Jerusalem Post’ writer blames Palestinian leadership, too
Judge isn’t happy with reaction to his U.N. report
Goldstone concerned that UNHRC missed half the point of his report
With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Says talks will remain suspends if Israel’s offers are too limited
Bad PR for the left-leaning Israel lobby group
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.