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
Not of the clean variety
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Mardi Gras Jieuxs Krewes, Nazis courting Muslims, and more
A new book examines how the Nazis tailored their message for Arab and Muslim audiences
Also some Nazi controversy, but who really cares?
No wonder he looks unhappy!
Plus the IDF targets Bar Refaeli, and more
Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?
New ‘book’ ‘says’ that the Union inspired the Nazis
Well, she set it in 1936, but Germans are now reinstating it
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, 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.