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
Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
Dani Dayan makes noise we’ll be hearing about all day
Also Israelis scramble for gas masks as Syria destabilizes
On my list of worries this Tisha B’Av: Iran, Egypt—and the ugly ways we Jews talk to one another
Report claims Palestinian economy incapable of supporting a state
Shocking news of Sheldon Adelson’s support for Republicans
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen flip flops on Shimon Peres
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
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Israel and Iran to be housed at opposite ends of the Olympic Village
Plus Romney joins call for moment of silence at the Olympics
Plus one of the best Times wedding vows article yet
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
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.