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
Rabbi and his wife killed during 2008 rampage that left more than 150 dead
Plus Mark Rothko and Shel Silverstein’s birthdays, and more in the news
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
Nissim Ezekiel, born in Bombay and schooled in London, wrote in English from India about familiar but foreign cultures
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
Plus the settlers’ favorite former Alaska governor, and more
Plus Mumbai two years on, and more
Note cites Hitler, pledges attack
Plus Jews on film, unconventional art, and more
Six were killed in local Chabad House
Plus Israel’s Iran options, Libeskind’s latest, and more in the news
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.