By ignoring the honor-shame dynamic in Arab political culture, is the West keeping itself from making headway toward peace?
The quest to rediscover the mysterious pianist Ignace Tiegerman led through Cairo, Italy, and the ghost of Bruno Schulz
The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
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Raja Shehadeh’s new memoir joins a growing list of literary works on Palestinian life before Israel. But do they tell the whole story?
In his letters, Saul Bellow was thoughtful, eloquent, feisty—and quite possibly at his most Jewish
Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks
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