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Did Glenn Simpson Lie to Congress?

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?

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Anti-Feminism and Anti-Zionism

Two sister revolutions emerged from the enlightenment, only to find themselves under siege

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Turkey’s Genocide of the Assyrians Was an Islamist Crime

A century after the start of a bloody persecution, will a genocide come to be recognized for what it was?

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Brilliantly Anticipated Today’s Illiberal Movement to Ban Hate Speech

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

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Georges Loinger’s Simple Game of Catch

At 107, the decorated resistance fighter remembers how he helped save thousands of Jewish children from the Nazis

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Have ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ Outlived Their Meaning?

And are we now on the eve of the emergence of a new, Fifth International?

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The Ayatollah Empire Is Rotting Away

Regime clerics steal everything, including the pistachio nuts

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New Year’s Predictions

Or, the philosophy of mendacity

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Mob Rule

How internet-fueled smear campaigns undermine Jewish institutions—and our idea of community

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Did President Obama Read the ‘Steele Dossier’ in the White House Last August?

News of the News: Why the timeline of the scandalous report that fuels Russiagate matters

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Trump, Jerusalem, and the Jews

Was it cheap politics or historical concern and fellow-feeling that motivated the president to declare his allegiance to the millennial capital?

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Why Glenn Greenwald Deserves a Pulitzer Prize

For his poignant and intrepid rebuke of the American media’s obsession with a false narrative

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Farewell to a Scoundrel

Meme Wars: What Lorin Stein’s resignation from The Paris Review over sexual misconduct reveals about the true index of male power

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Is Today’s ‘Social Justice’ Jewish?

And are we prepared for postmodern activism and the new realities of the Jewish people?

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Trump’s Embassy Statement

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.

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What Is the American Far Right?

And how many of them are there, anyway?

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Forcefully Opposing Anti-Semitism Must Be a Core Principle of the Movement to Combat White Supremacy

Because it bears repeating: Anti-Semitism forms the theoretical core of white nationalism

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Realism and the Kurds

Bernard-Henri Lévy presents his extraordinary documentary Peshmerga at the United Nations, but civilization isn’t listening

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The Beirut Echo Chamber

News of the News: How Lebanon came to host an information campaign designed to protect the pro-Iran policies of the Obama administration from the pro-Saudi policies of the Trump administration

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The Alt-Right and the Not-Quite Intellectuals

Why reporting trumps opinion

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Is It OK to Be White?

Meme Wars: the insular, circular, and viraltastic history of a racist idea

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The New Anti-Semitism at the New School

Hatred gets a respectable cap and gown

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The Charles Manson Fallacy

How extreme tolerance and existential rebellion can bring the high-minded to mistakenly embrace murderous lows

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The Mass-Murder Virus

What is the cause, and what the cure?

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France’s Fatal Failure to Stop Mohamed Merah’s Killing Spree

From the Interior Ministry to the anti-terror police to social services and the state’s inability to connect anti-Semitism to violent Islamism, a textbook case of everything that has gone wrong in France over the past decade

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The Merah Family’s Islamist Insanity

Inside a French courtroom where Muslim victims are shamefully abandoned by the French state, the French left, and their own community

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Night Falls: German Jews React to Hitler’s Rise to Power

Private letters to foreign relatives paint a harrowing picture of warnings largely unheeded

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Everybody Hates Nazis!

The symbolic politics of anti-Nazism in the age of Trump

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The Secret Service BBQ

America gathers all of its threats in one corner of West Palm Beach, serves hot dogs

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Meretz, Once the Beating Heart of the Israeli Left, No Longer Considers Itself a Zionist Party

And as a former member of its youth group, that makes me very sad

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