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
DNA said to link Polish barber Aaron Kosminski to gruesome 1888 murders
Three Israelis charged with killing 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir
Suspected construction worker says botched kidnapping was business-related
Israel is no different than any other sports-obsessed country
Three Jewish men admit burning 16-year-old alive in grisly revenge attack
Reportedly an act of revenge for the murders of three Israeli teens this month
Hasidic landlord’s body was found in a Long Island dumpster in January
Citing dementia, German court rules 94-year-old Hans Lipschis unfit for trial
Menachem Stark’s body discovered in a dumpster at a Long Island gas station
Phil Spector and Leonard Cohen’s incredible album, released 35 years ago, is a time capsule of American pop music
A battle over swine semantics gets deadly
Admitted murderer says he doesn’t know why he killed lost 8-year-old boy
Here’s my proposed constitutional amendment: Every adult should be allowed to murder two people without punishment. Harsh, you say? The world would be a better place.
The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer
Because it resembles politics today, says ‘LAT’ op-ed
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.