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 at which parties may run the next government and its ruling coalition
Plus the return of Tzipi and Mile End gets chippy
Plus Hungarian politician wants list of Jews, and more in the news
Former PM, current Defense Minister to retire from political life
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
Plus ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ Are Read Aloud in Greek Parliament
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
And why Likud leader, Netanyahu, is likely to see gains in next elections
Plus new talks, Mofaz beats Livni, and more in the news
Plus is a Syria ceasefire in the offing? and more in the news
Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news
Plus Romney gains Jewish support, Farrakhan blames the Jews, and more
Daily Beast’s list’s Jewish women on being Jewish women
Some modest proposals for the lady who can turn herself into anyone
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.