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
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more
Bloomberg issues statement on Operation Pillar of Defense
Reports that Rishon Letzion, Jaffa have been hit by Hamas rockets
Sabich, the ultimate Israeli street food, has made a legend out of quirky store-owner Oved Daniel
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.
The ‘Homeland’ star flirts with Tel Aviv
Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London
Judaism’s wheel has many spokes
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
Half-Jewish rocker to make an extended first stay
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.