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
The death of pro-Palestinian activist Vittorio Arrigoni
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
Plus circumcision complaint against second German rabbi dropped
Making sense of this morning’s news
Plus the plot against the President and the ‘Zionist Occupied Government’
Plus, the man in the white Charvet shirts, and more
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
D.C. theater head bowed to Wiesel’s request
Lights, camera, funding, and more
San Francisco’s Federation puts new restrictions on its grants, worrying Bay Area Jewish-studies profs
Sister says a U.S. official encouraged it
Plus, another Jewish N.Y. Senate candidate, oh no Canada, and more
Plus, Israel threatens Hezbollah
Documentary about pro-Palestinian activist
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.