More of the Jewish tradition is vanishing in present conditions of security and prosperity than ever vanished in past conditions of oppression and poverty
Farewell to my beloved magazine, my old and treasured home
In massive shake-up, storied magazine loses renowned editors
He also critiques modern culture in 10 words and explains his ‘centrist hair’
The quest to rediscover the mysterious pianist Ignace Tiegerman led through Cairo, Italy, and the ghost of Bruno Schulz
The TNR lion scores the Dan David Prize for his contributions to humanity
Her heroines are Jewish, but the best-selling novelist is working—despite her protests—in a goyish genre
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
Plus the greatest referee of all time, and more
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Plus Perry goes kosher, the fatal mustache, and more
Two new books, The Druggist of Auschwitz and Reluctant Accomplice, offer true stories of average citizens’ divergent responses to Nazi rule. They help us examine our own rationalization of genocide.
Plus, the most Jewish HBO series yet, and more
Wieseltier and Ibish cast uprisings in instructively similar lights
Friends and Politics, Part 2: Irving Howe. The prominent critic and I worked on Yiddish translations together, but a dispute over Israel and its Arab neighbors ruptured our relationship—until we reconnected over literature.
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
The ‘TNR’ editor heads for the Holy Land
In her new book, critic Ruth Franklin argues for why the Holocaust is best understood through fiction
Intellectual skywriting with James Wood, Harold Bloom, and more!
The best thing you will read, the last thing you should
‘Democratization and deterrence’
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
Responses to Zionism essay pour in
As does everyone else with an Internet connection
Your guide to the brawl
Yosef Yerushalmi, who died Tuesday, was a pioneer in the field of Jewish studies
Even if he once made same charge himself
Ed Zwick and Leon Wieseltier on fighters, cab drivers, creepy forests, and the movie Defiance