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 architect built me a house in Warsaw—coincidentally right where my mother risked her life to save her family
An excerpt from a dramatic new account of the young Jews behind the Warsaw Ghetto Underground
The untold story of the great epic poem of the Holocaust—and the generous, tragic hero who wrote it
From Hungary to Warsaw to Germany
A prominent challenger to President Hugo Chávez isn’t Jewish, but his roots are. That’s enough for the regime.
Agnieszka Holland’s new Holocaust film, In Darkness, is a quietly moving take on a subject that should be inexhaustible—but isn’t
Władysław Szlengel, a forgotten Polish Jewish poet who wrote a verse celebrating Joe Louis’ 1938 victory over Max Schmeling, was once a celebrated and searing voice of the Warsaw Ghetto
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
Today on Tablet
An Israeli historian uses an iconic photograph to tell five intertwined stories of the Warsaw Ghetto
Plus mass nudity at the Dead Sea, and more
A new film examines footage staged by the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto
Is Ahmadinejad a Jew? Plus more questions from 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.