The iNakba, a New Political App, Is a Terrible Idea

Available next week on your iPhone, it only deepens the divide between Israelis and Palestinians over the meaning of land

Benjamin Netanyahu as Churchill and Herzl

Have you heard how Bibi decorates his office?

Jonathan Franzen’s Love Letter to the Doyen of Jewish Intellectual Vienna

The anointed king of American letters’ eccentric new book, ‘The Kraus Project,’ is also hate mail for our shallow culture

The Chosen Facial Hair

Beards are having their pop cultural moment, but Jews have always known the value of a furry face

Sundown: Palestinian Stations Raided

Plus meh, and meh

Raw Deal

To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox

Disorderly Conduct

The writer and critic Bernard Lazare, Dreyfus’ earliest defender, wed Zionism and anarchism to become one of France’s most famous polemicists and a political clairvoyant

Founding Document

A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration

Unsettling

The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism

Of the People

Israeli democracy is strengthening, not weakening—and that might be the problem

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