In his new book ‘What Is Islam?,’ the late scholar Shahab Ahmed asks if it’s time to return to an idea of the religion that prizes more than just the Quran
Want to learn that white colonialists are to blame for Islamic nations’ abysmal treatment of women? Then I’ve a class for you.
Professor Noah Feldman will direct the new academic initiative
The prolific scholar, writer, and artist, who taught Slavic and comparative literature at Harvard, died this week in Boston. Her texts continue to guide young thinkers.
‘Jewish mother that I am’ cites A.B. Yehoshua and Menachem Begin
Scott Stossel’s ‘My Age of Anxiety’ does for crippling fears what Andrew Solomon’s ‘The Noonday Demon’ did for depression
Yascha Mounk’s entertaining new memoir sheds light on postwar history and current German politics
A Harvard researcher was convinced he’d found evidence of 1930s movie mogul fascism. But did he get it wrong?
Her fourth novel, ‘A Guide for the Perplexed,’ reanimates the past without falling into the traps of ‘Shtetlworld’ nostalgia
In Joanna Hershon’s absorbing new novel, a Jew on the margins of American respectability reaches the pinnacle of the class pyramid
Uncovered: new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ extensive collaboration with Nazis in the 1930s
In André Aciman’s new Harvard Square, an Egyptian-born Jew and a Tunisian Muslim meet their limits
Does a rock in New Mexico show the Ten Commandments in ancient Hebrew? Harvard professor says yes.