The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
For National Poetry Month, new verse from ‘More Money than God’
A reissue of Meyer Levin’s 1956 novel about the notorious Leopold and Loeb case captures the enduring power of Jewish self-hatred
A thorough new history of the Nazi concentration camps challenges us to face again our fears and weakness
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
In Israel, where everyone’s a soldier, Memorial Day is about the living as well as the dead
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art