What’s on Bibi’s Bookshelf?

A Hebrew copy of the New Testament, among other things

Benjamin Netanyahu as Churchill and Herzl

Have you heard how Bibi decorates his office?

Secrets of English World War II Upper-Class Nazi Club Revealed by a Venetian Dandy

A new film about England’s avowed anti-Semites stirs a champion of European tolerance, liberalism, and civilization

Actress Deanna Durban Dies at 91

Anne Frank kept a picture of Durbin on her wall

The Israel Lobby’s GOP Past

Jewish voters are a reliable Democratic bloc. But the Republican Party established the first platform on Israel—and brought the Democrats along.

Sundown: Run, Suleiman Can’t?

Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more

Bookends

How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.

Sundown: Clinton Respects the Sabbath

Plus, microarchaeology in Ashkelon, ranking Spielberg’s hits, and more

Nuclear Options: When is a Pre-emptive Nuclear Strike Moral?

Israel’s leading military ethicist, Moshe Halbertal, argues that in some cases a pre-emptive nuclear strike might be moral while nuclear retaliation might not

Pomp and Happenstance

A graduation speech for the kindergarten set

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