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
An October surprise with some curious timing
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
Israel on trial without any defense
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Plus cantors and rabbis take the Food Stamp Challenge
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Hanin Ghaddar on the fate of Hezbollah if Assad falls
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
A look at Syria of today and Aleppo of old
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.