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The Jewification of ‘Tootsie’

The Broadway musical is a lot more Jewish than the movie

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Spies Like Us

Ep. 181: Comedian Pete Holmes and journalist Matti Friedman

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Tel Aviv’s Restaurant Scene Goes Kosher

Israel’s leading chefs are taking the city’s food in a new direction

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The Prophet of All Media

With his new book, Howard Stern proves that his rightful place is among the prophets and moral visionaries, not the ‘shock jocks’

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Israel’s Covert Mission to Destroy a Secret Syrian Nuclear Reactor

An excerpt from the new book ‘Shadow Strike’

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A New Strategy to Counter Iran’s Growing Power

Obama’s attempt to make Tehran an ally against ISIS has backfired. Trump needs to ditch that approach to keep Iran in check and prevent an ISIS resurgence.

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A Blood-Stained Renoir on Exhibit in Paris

Fifty works in the collection of a former German arms dealer—including a renowned portrait of a Sephardic aristocrat—show how France fails to fully grapple with its collaboration in the Nazi art market for plundered works

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Room 222

Four seasons in academic hell

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Master of the Double Exile

The late Iraqi Israeli novelist Samir Naqqash was forever torn between competing loyalties. An English translation of ‘Tenants and Cobwebs,’ his portrait of 1940s Baghdad, shows him to be the tragic chronicler of the uprooting of Iraqi Jews.