Terror, Sadomasochism, and Friendship

If neurosis turns people into terrorists, how to account for kindness?

Rock, Paper, Scissors of PC Victimology

Muslim > gay, black > female, and everybody > the Jews

Black, Jewish, and Adopted

What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines

The Obama-Bibi Split Is About Policy, Not Protocol—And It May Be Permanent

Why the dust-up about Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to a joint meeting of Congress may outlast the leader

It’s Time for Europe’s Jews To Arm Themselves

European Jews are soft targets for jihadists who want to kill them. They need guns.

Rocco the Hockey-Playing Jew Meets Sugar Land, Texas

The first stop on a possible rise to the major leagues for a kid from Heschel? The wilds of suburban Houston.

Convince This Man You’re a Jew, and He’ll Move You to Israel

Matthew Fishbane accompanied a group of would-be Jews as they made aliyah from rural India, led by an unlikely activist

Becoming Moses

Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?

The White House Freak-Out

Obama is taking out the failure of his Iran policy on its opponents

Why ‘The Enlightenment Project’ Is Necessary and Unending

The Enlightenment was never about colonialism or mindless pursuit of perfection—it was, and is, about liberating us all

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