Tortured Soul

Thirty years ago, Buenos Aires newspaper publisher Jacobo Timerman emerged as a crusading human rights icon. Newly declassified documents offer a fresh—and more complicated—view of the Argentine dissident.


What the pending International Court of Justice decision on Kosovo’s independence will mean for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A Haitian Tale

Raymond Joseph, Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, started out as a newspaperman

Beyond Berlin

A Cold War anniversary reminds us not to take history for granted

A Towering Example

Remembering Marek Edelman, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

A New Dawn

After long decline, Ladino in Turkey enjoys a modest revival

Arch Nemesis

Desmond Tutu’s Palestinian activism reflects South Africa’s anti-Zionism

Oni the Lonely

Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews

The Jewish Question

What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?

Aquino’s Lesson

What we can learn from the Philippines housewife who defeated a dictator

Shalom, and Salaam

European rabbis and imams pay a visit to Ellis Island

Still Terrible

Why the Germans are right to prosecute 89-year-old John Demjanjuk

Message in a Bottle

How Google helped connect a forgotten Holocaust letter to its author’s descendants

The Rafsanjani Connection

The 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing and Iran’s influence in Latin America

Boneheads and Ballots

Explaining the rise of the British National Party

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