Meet the French Philosopher’s Son Manning the Intellectual Barricades in Kiev

Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine

The IDF Is Among the Greatest Armies in the World. But Can It Fight Facebook?

A social media mutiny is sweeping Israeli soldiers, leaving their commanders clueless

When We Were Illegal Aliens: Jewish Immigration Under the Quota Laws

In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States

Is Narendra Modi, India’s New Prime Minister, Israel’s New Best Friend?

Controversial in the U.S., the Hindu nationalist has cultivated a close relationship with the Jewish state—and says he wants to get closer

Remembering Arthur Gelb, Who Helped Reconcile the ‘Times’ to Its Jewishness

While the Sulzbergers tiptoed around their ethnic identity, Gelb knew America meant Jews could have both O’Neill and egg creams

Long-Lost Plea to FDR Revives Question: How Could Europe’s Jews Have Been Saved?

A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law

In 2000, a Newspaper Headline Opened a Wound in Israeli Society. It Still Hasn’t Healed.

The fight over alleged war crimes from 1948 is a window into the kaleidoscopic nature of history and memory in Israeli culture

Do We Really Care If Muslim Extremists Kidnap 300 Girls in Nigeria?

The militant group Boko Haram is far more audacious than even this recent horrific, and unresolved, mass abduction lets on

Congressional Candidate Sean S. Eldridge Wants You To Know the ‘S’ Stands for ‘Simcha’

The husband of ‘New Republic’ owner Chris Hughes is putting a decade-old plan to run for office into action

The White House Says the Peace Process Is Never Over—But Neither Is the Conflict

The break in negotiations with Ramallah means Netanyahu can focus on the other permanent threat: Iran

Ehud Olmert, Anti-Corruption Crusader

Before he was convicted of massive wrongdoing, the former prime minister was a fierce moralizer. What happened?

When Pope Francis Makes His Visit to Israel, This Rabbi Will Be His Guide

Abraham Skorka, an unassuming scientist and rabbi in Buenos Aires, is the pontiff’s friend and interlocutor

Liberals, Don’t Check Your Privilege

In the wake of a Princeton student’s controversial essay, progressives shouldn’t inhibit speech or reject real diversity

California School Asks 8th Graders To Debate Whether the Holocaust Happened

The assignment materials cited Holocaust deniers, and represent a gross failure of judgment—and historical awareness

The iNakba, a New Political App, Is a Terrible Idea

Available next week on your iPhone, it only deepens the divide between Israelis and Palestinians over the meaning of land

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