David Mikics is the author, most recently, of Slow Reading in a Hurried Age. He lives in Brooklyn and Houston, where he is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of English at the University of Houston.
‘The Eternal Nazi’ tells the gripping story of the hunt for Aribert Heim, and the German detective who relentlessly pursued him
Soviet dissident and Freedom Prize winner Josef Zissels becomes a Ukrainian Jew
The authors of a new history of the Grand Mufti Amin Al-Husaini’s ties to Nazis fail to carry their logic to its flawed conclusion
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Ian Lustick imagines a liberal utopia, contra Peter Beinart, who says Jews must listen to Palestinians even if we can’t agree
The groundbreaking history of the Holocaust
Two new scholarly books show how even the most neutral academic can feel bound to answer anti-Semites’ demonic vigor in kind
An impressive new biography looks at the original Jewish leftist—and shines light on the appeal of radical politics for Jews
Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s
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Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
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How far were Netanyahu and Abbas willing to go?
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Clear goals and a ruthless enemy mean public opinion is with Israel—for now
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Different countries use different approaches to curb hate speech
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After employees said they didn’t get enough food after Ramadan fast ended
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Max Steinberg, 24, and Nissim Sean Carmeli, 21, died during combat Sunday
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Weapons found in a Gaza school last week were turned over to authorities: Hamas
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18 IDF soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians killed during ground operation
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The late actress and singer left her bold and brassy mark on show business
By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy David Berger — Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debateBy Aurélie A. — An eyewitness account of how the synagogue of Rue de la Roquette was attacked by a mob, and fought back
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
- Alexis Fishman’s Star Turn in “Der Gelbe Stern”
- War, What Is It Good For? Policing Female Bodies, Apparently
- In Lieu of Tel Aviv Concert, Neil Young Donates to Budding Israeli & Palestinian Musicians
- The Data is in: America Loves Jews!
- On the verge of war, a little night music: The Israel Philharmonic plays L.A.
- The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey executive chef, Matt Loory
- ?Wish I Was Here?: Zach Braff on love, his new movie and being a Jew
- Real Housewives of Orange County Goes Mental