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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Day 23 of Operation Protective Edge
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And a challenge for our readers
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Says she’s also Menachem Begin’s third cousin
By Chloe Valdary — 'You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes'By Staff Notes — And why reporters won't talk about itBy Myer Freimann — Militant group used child labor to construct underground network in Gaza
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
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
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