National Insecurity: The Case for Jonathan Pollard

American Jews haven’t stood up for Jonathan Pollard. That might finally be changing.

Q&A: Noam Chomsky

The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah

Earthly Delights

A crossword puzzle for the month of Kislev

Time Warp: On Right-Wing Rejections of Science

Recent right-wing rejections of Einstein’s theory of relativity echo Nazi dismissals of what they called ‘Jewish Physics’

In Treatment

In Argentina, psychoanalysis is as common as Malbec

Pen Pals

David Grossman, Amos Oz, and A.B. Yehoshua have won international acclaim for being the intellectual leaders of Israel’s peace camp. It’s undeserved.

War of the Words

In a newly published exchange of letters, Goncourt-winning novelist Michel Houellebecq and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy prod, parry, and spar

Chuckles

Jon Stewart’s ‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ was a wasted opportunity for liberals

Monsters Breeding

The foiled Yemeni bomb plot shows why anti-Semitism isn’t only about Jews

Home Front

Is it wrong to build publicly subsidized housing designed for New York’s ultra-Orthodox community?

The Message

Why terrorists from Yemen are trying to bomb synagogues in Chicago

Q&A: Maen Rashid Areikat

The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state

Heads Up

J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment

Full House

If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans

Spurned

Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks

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