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
The country wants a reasonable $500 billion for Israel’s years in Sinai
A look at some of the clips causing a stir in Israel
The Israeli premier has enraged his enemies again
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Did Shelly Yachimovich, by avoiding matters of national security, kill Israel’s Labor Party?
Plus Jack Lew to be named Treasury Secretary tomorrow
Looking at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
Plus Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
Two years after a vicious attack, a new campaign begins
Rain and snow have pelted the country, causing lots of damage
The Hizzoner lashes out at President Obama
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
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.