One’s a little bit silly, the other a lot like the Talmud
A new history, City on a Hilltop, looks at the huge range of political affiliations that have animated people to occupy land in and around Israel
Saying goodbye to a channel that embodied the Founding Fathers’ authoritarian, socialist beliefs
On this day in 1814 the Scandinavian country ratified the constitution that brought it into the enlightened age in all ways except one: the inclusion of Jews. It took the poet Henrik Wergeland to open his compatriots’ eyes to their mistake.
‘The Women’s Balcony’ is the rare film that gets the joys of faith just right
An Orthodox woman’s ill-fated engagement sends Haredi rom-com down the path of blissed-out breakthroughs
In our new political landscape, radicals on all sides find something to like in the German philosopher
At 82, the Mexican artist isn’t done collecting junk in his irrational house
One hundred years ago this month, religious leaders took sides. In this corner: ‘women’s rights are human rights.’ In the far corner: ‘the only natural roles for women are as homemaker and educator of children.’
The answer defines moral views of resistance and martyrdom, and says more about the version of history being told than it does about Wittenberg himself
‘The Deputy,’ staged in West Berlin in 1963, was the first German drama to take on the horrors of the Holocaust and Pope Pius XII’s moral failures in World War II
What’s the right way to remember both victims and perpetrators of great crimes?
In the drama’s new alternate PC universe, Hillary is President, domestic terrorism doesn’t exist, Israel is the bad guy in the Middle East, and Carrie Mathison is a mom who defends a teenager who supports ISIS on Facebook
‘Unwanted Advances’ is a clarion call for accusatory university cultures gone mad