Benjamin Netanyahu as Churchill and Herzl

Have you heard how Bibi decorates his office?

Jonathan Franzen’s Love Letter to the Doyen of Jewish Intellectual Vienna

The anointed king of American letters’ eccentric new book, ‘The Kraus Project,’ is also hate mail for our shallow culture

The Chosen Facial Hair

Beards are having their pop cultural moment, but Jews have always known the value of a furry face

Sundown: Palestinian Stations Raided

Plus meh, and meh

Raw Deal

To understand widespread Israeli alienation from the beauty of Jewish tradition, look to Ben-Gurion’s political bargain with the Orthodox

Disorderly Conduct

The writer and critic Bernard Lazare, Dreyfus’ earliest defender, wed Zionism and anarchism to become one of France’s most famous polemicists and a political clairvoyant

Founding Document

A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration

Unsettling

The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism

Of the People

Israeli democracy is strengthening, not weakening—and that might be the problem

Return to Never Never Land

Continuing the conversation on kids and Israel

Remembering Herzl

Happy 150th, Theodor!

Harry Potter and the Copyright Lawsuit

Jewish author’s estate sues J.K. Rowling

The End of the Affair

In a book on the Dreyfus Affair, writer-lawyer Louis Begley offers a 21st-century J’accuse

Disengagement

Rich Cohen’s new book, ‘Israel is Real,’ is divorced from reality

Sundown: Obama’s Faux Pas?

He’s got sole, and more in today’s news

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