For One Outspoken Teenager in Revolution-Era Iran, Queen Esther Was a Kindred Spirit

Amid political upheaval, an embattled girl fled entirely alone—the lessons of Purim’s heroine propelling her to freedom

How Iran Kept Its Jews

Early in his reign, the ayatollah received a secret visit from six Jews—a visit that may have saved thousands

U.S. Citizen Killed in Benghazi; LA’s Kabbalah Centre Sued

Plus Kerry offers security proposal to Netanyahu, and more in the news

Rouhani’s NYC Tweets; Tel Aviv’s Spotty Wi-Fi

Plus a decade of trying to halt Iran’s nuclear program, and more in the news

Before the Revolution Explores the Sheltered Fantasy Lives Led by Israelis in Iran

Dan Shadur talks about his new documentary about life under the Shah, and his parents’ golden years in Tehran

Body Politics

Iran’s birthrate has fallen. Is it because Iranian women have greater opportunity? Or is it a reaction to the Islamist regime?

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