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
Just weeks after the group, unlike AIPAC, wouldn’t support a Syria strike
Plus a Saul Goodman Breaking Bad spinoff, and more in the news
Last night’s mayoral primaries and the Obama speech on Syria
Kerry immediately responds that it’s not enough
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
What you need to know going into Labor Day Weekend
Jewish and Arab Israelis shrugging off threat of Syrian war
First time the system has been readied for possible attack from Israel’s north
Controversial academic forgets his history—and the Nazi genocide—on PBS
Syria crisis marks the end of a quiet Israeli summer
Makovsky: Israelis debate how Syria strikes would affect US action in Iran
Military strategist Edward Luttwak thinks so
With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home
Opposition forces say more than 755 dead in nerve gas attack near Damascus
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.