The Krewes and the Jews

New Orleans’s two Jewish-themed krewes offer a tongue-in-cheek take on the Mardi Gras festivities

‘The Struggle of the World’

A Spanish leftist speaks out for Israel—and she’s not even Jewish

Battles of Paris

Anti-Semitism in the 19th arrondissement, a neighborhood with a recent history of violence

French Connections

Arab-Jewish relations in a tense Paris neighborhood

Iran’s Man in Washington

How Flynt Leverett and his wife, Hillary Mann Leverett, became leading advocates for doing business with Tehran

Herzliya Diary 2010

Netanyahu speaks on the conference’s final night, telling Israelis merely to ‘take a hike’

Talking Turkey

Israel and its closest Muslim ally are drifting apart, thanks to internal pressures on Ankara that are unlikely to change

We Tried to Warn Obama

Rabbi Michael Lerner emails to call out the president, in the cause of tikkun olam

Unlikely Revolutionaries

How a former Iranian official and a U.S. foreign-policy guru are shifting Washington’s stance toward regime change in Tehran

Diplomatic Immunity

Jacobo Timerman’s son Héctor says there’s no such thing as an anti-Semitic country

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.

Israel’s Disproportionate Response

An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?

They Dig Us

Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East

Precedent

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

Intellectual Jihad

‘Terror and Liberalism’ author Paul Berman on the State Department decision to allow Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan to visit the U.S.

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