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.

Nuke and Dagger

A brief history of spies, plots, and mysterious deaths surrounding Iran’s nuclear program

Sex, Lies, and Audiotape

A collection of our stories on the scandal surrounding Rabbi Leib Tropper

A Haitian Tale

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

My Grandmother Loves Hezbollah

She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide

Drop Dead, Jimmy Carter

The emailed rant that’s been making the forwarded-by-relatives rounds

Among Friends

Leib Tropper spent his way into the rabbinic elite—and, even after his fall, those other rabbis are unwilling to condemn him

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