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G7 and the End of Days

Gorbachev dismantled his country’s empire. He was either visionary or crazy. Is Donald Trump now doing the same to America’s global hegemony? If so, why?

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The World Cup Made Me a Believer

In watching the great Maradona play, a lesson in theology

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That Bernie Sanders CIA Guy Running for Congress From Woodstock

Jeff Beals, a former Iraq-war diplomat, wants to represent New York’s bellwether 19th congressional district in the Catskills, which, like America, is split between coastal liberals and rural conservatives. First he has to get through a crowded Democratic primary later this month.

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The Evils of Cultural Appropriation

How victimhood became a moral currency dependent on defining and policing the boundaries of human identity

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Block 9: Flashpoint for the Next Lebanon War?

Israel and its neighbor are embroiled in a dispute over the boundaries of resource-rich maritime territories. Which country’s claims are better supported by international maritime law?

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America’s Cash-for-Genocide Program in Syria

Agents of Influence: Obama and his advisers, now seeking to shape his legacy, say they are proud they ditched the ‘Washington playbook’ and decided to stay out of the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East. Only they didn’t. They intervened on behalf of Iran.

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Baruch Marzel: An Introduction to an Extremist

The Six-Day War: A documentary film that allows a Jewish extremist to air his views unchallenged depicts something unimaginable before 1967—religious Jewish Zionist settlers living in the West Bank

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Silicon Wadi: Israel’s Arab Tech Boom

Do Israeli-Arab tech entrepreneurs in Nazareth owe their success in part to the Six-Day War?

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Italy Seeks to Remember Sheltering Holocaust Survivors—and Aliyah Bet

As Italy celebrates the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946, its political left finds a use in reviving the history of ordinary Italians who helped WWII refugees make their way to Palestine

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The Shocking Truth About Jordan Peterson

Meme Wars: How the Twitter mobs choose their targets

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Hockey Broadcasting Legend Stan Fischler Retires, Moves to the Golan Heights

As the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights vie for the 2018 Stanley Cup, the man known as The Hockey Maven leaves the sport behind—richer than he found it in 1939

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Telling Truths

Ep. 137: Yossi Klein Halevi’s ‘Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor,’ New York Times political reporter Astead Herndon

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The State of Israel Confronts Anti-Semitism. But What Is It?

The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred

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13 Inconvenient Truths About What Has Been Happening in Gaza

The reality is much messier than the partisan echo chambers would have you believe

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The Assault on Kirkuk: A Firsthand Account

A frontline Kurdish peshmerga officer describes what it was like to be abandoned by the West in Iraq in October of 2017

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Obama and the Iranian Nuclear Threat

In an excerpt from Ehud Barak’s ‘My Country, My Life,’ the former defense minister discloses the debate over Israel’s attack plan, and a fateful conversation with President Barack Obama

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How Jewish Progressives Can Stand Up Against Left Anti-Semitism

We must fight progressive anti-Semitism from the inside, before it destroys the social justice movements we helped to build—and alters the core values and political attachments of American Jewry

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Mahmoud Abbas and the Art of Getting Away With Murder

The Palestinian president’s recent apology shows that a little bit of pressure from progressives is all that it takes for him to change course. What a pity the press, the UN, and others have been so silent for so long.

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The Nicaraguan Rebellion and its Jews and Indians

The 19th of April Student Movement, with its political antecedents in converso history, looks to bring down the last incarnation of Daniel Ortega’s Sandinistas

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How Ewa Kurek, the Favorite Historian of the Polish Far Right, Promotes Her Distorted Account of the Holocaust

In public events across America, including one attended by a U.S. Congressman, the formerly respected scholar accused rich Jews of plotting with the Nazis to kill their poor brethren and argued that the ghettos were voluntary

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Are NBC and CNN Paying Off Top Spies Who Leaked Info With On-Air Jobs?

News of the News: How the ‘Trump-Russia collusion’ sausage gets made

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The Southern Poverty Law Center: From Klan Hunters to Multimillion-dollar Smear Machine

By bizarrely going after Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz, and others, the once venerable organization has abandoned its core mission, focusing instead on dirty partisan politics

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The Grand Theorist of Holocaust Denial, Robert Faurisson

A court decision in France finally ends one of the most dispiriting controversies in modern intellectual history. Or does it?

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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Living Challenge of Anti-Fascism

Lessons from World War II Poland for us today

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70 Reasons to Celebrate Israel

A love letter in 70 lines

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Trump’s Grand Strategy: Get the United States out of the Middle East, Now

Our troops in Syria are hostages to Obama’s deal with Iran, which mandates a state of perpetual war between America and the region’s Sunni majority. Donald Trump wants to withdraw from both.

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It’s Not (Only) About Farrakhan

The Women’s March has been ignoring Jewish women and anti-Semitism from the start

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Koch Dark Money Funds Anti-Israel Darlings

How Stephen Walt became the new foreign policy gatekeeper for the right

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Israeli Arabs Are Choosing Jewish Schools

Yom Ha’atzmaut: The benefits—and perils—of assimilation in the Jewish state

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