How Prime Minister Netanyahu turns all political opinions about his leadership into a referendum on nothing less than the Manichean struggle between good and evil
News about an inflammatory documentary breaks just as a charm offensive is underway. What does Doha really want?
New information casts the dossier he allegedly authored in a new light
Israeli Major Avichay Adraee goes head to head with Hezbollah, on Facebook, in Arabic
News of the News: The Russia investigation put the FBI in a bind well before Trump ever landed in the White House
Switzerland, too, is toughening its stance on Eritreans—and no one is calling it a Gestapo state
The Polish parliament seeks to ban the landscape of contiguous evil recognized by the country’s greatest postwar writers
How a cultural collapse—of civility, civic education, and decorum—brought us ‘the Mussolinian con man of our own moment’
We need a little rowdy tribalism
Symbolic commemoration of a massacre is subsumed in national politics
News of the News: A familiar bad guy—Chabad?
Growing legal thickets are making it harder and harder to restore property to Jews
Recent protests in Iran join a long history of what today would be known as activism
News of the News: And could Christopher Steele, the British spy who spent his life as a Cold Warrior, have become an unwitting Kremlin pawn?
Two sister revolutions emerged from the enlightenment, only to find themselves under siege
A century after the start of a bloody persecution, will a genocide come to be recognized for what it was?
A return to the early-1990s origins of victimization in identity politics, then—and now—a distraction from the real challenges of structural and institutional racism in America
At 107, the decorated resistance fighter remembers how he helped save thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis
And are we now on the eve of the emergence of a new, Fifth International?
Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts
Or, the philosophy of mendacity
How internet-fueled smear campaigns undermine Jewish institutions—and our idea of community
News of the News: Why the timeline of the scandalous report that fuels Russiagate matters
Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?
For his poignant and intrepid rebuke of the American media’s obsession with a false narrative
Meme Wars: What Lorin Stein’s resignation from The Paris Review over sexual misconduct reveals about the true index of male power
And are we prepared for postmodern activism and the new realities of the Jewish people?
To really stand with Israel, the president will need to reverse the course of his predecessor and stop Iran’s march to regional hegemony. Mere proclamations mean nothing.
And how many of them are there, anyway?
Because it bears repeating: Anti-Semitism forms the theoretical core of white nationalism