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
There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Italian man arrested at Krakow airport faces up to five years in jail
Just months after Myslowice residents restored the town’s Jewish cemetery
Exhibit challenged locals and visitors alike to rethink controversial figurines
Plus a Ruth Bader Ginsburg bobblehead exists, and more in the news
Abraham Zuckerman was featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List
Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square
Controversy after Jewish community leaders rent out 19th century beit midrash
Their parents and grandparents hid their Jewishness, but now some Poles are converting back to Judaism
My grandfather never talked about his time in a concentration camp. Five years after his death, I finally heard his story.
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
The ‘Times’ goes to Krakow
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
More than a million people visit the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland each year, where they’re led by specially trained tour guides charged with telling—and retelling—a story of unimaginable horror
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.