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
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
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
The overlooked aftermath of the flotilla incident
How Turkey looks from Israel
Flotilla incident part of broader shift
Plus PR amateur hour, and more
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
Flotilla backers, majority of activists hail from Turkey
The Turkish conundrum, video evidence, and more
Assessing the fallout from yesterday’s raid on the ‘Freedom Flotilla’
The Flotilla fallout
A tale of two competing efforts
Plus much ado about nothing roses, and more
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Why we must remember the Armenians
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
Plus Rahm in crosshairs, Turkish PM doesn’t like Jews, 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.