Marc Tracy

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

Daybreak: Iran Lashes Out Like Wounded Dog

Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news

How Birthright Changed Us

A trip to Israel connected participants to our Jewishness. But it didn’t make us more politically engaged.

The Longest Days I’ve Ever Had

Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day

The Roll Must Go On

Our journey is done, which means it’s time to reflect on the unbelievable past 11 days

The Birthright Trip Is Going to … the Beach!

With a heat wave preventing a hike, we go for a swim in Caesarea

Truth-Telling at Rabin’s Grave

An Israeli who prayed for the late prime minister’s demise bravely comes clean at his tomb

Seventy-Two Hours in Jerusalem

Shabbat in the shadow of the Knesset prompts political reflection

Do Bar Mitzvahs Happen on Every Birthright Trip?

Our tour educator explains why he performs bar mitzvahs during the 10-day experience.

Why the Jews Aren’t in Uganda

Israel as our homeland because our ancestors were here. No religion required.

Israel Without Israelis

Three days in, and we have yet to really meet the locals

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