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The Real Problem With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Forget her Israel gaffes and focus on her disinterest in observable reality, a troubling feature of her entitled generation

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Jacques Attali, Nomads, and French Anti-Semitism

How the Jewish neoliberal éminence grise of Emmanuel Macron’s government became both Marine Le Pen’s perfect enemy and her accidental inspiration

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Comrades, Run!

How a grueling 56-mile ultramarathon in South Africa became a stage for racial reconciliation—and national belonging for immigrant Jews

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Puerto Ricans and Jews, Adrift Together on Their Islands

Why Hurricane Maria is only part of the problem in the U.S. territory

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For Alan Dershowitz, a Lesson in Contemporary Liberalism

The left these days is no more than a feeling, and feelings change

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Off the Rails in Birobidzhan

Anything for a vegetable in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Siberia

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Gangsters vs. Nazis

How the Jewish mob fought American admirers of the Third Reich

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The Mexican Election and the Hinge of History

What does Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s rise to the presidency mean for global liberal democracies?

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The Dirtbag Convergence

Anti-humanists and populists on the extremes of the American political spectrum find common cause attacking the norms of the liberal establishment of progressive plutocrats

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Jews and Americans as Supervillains

The long-standing interaction between anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism

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In Menachem Begin’s Rise, Lessons for the #Resistance to Trump

As the Israeli experience shows, denigrating a majority of voters while hysterically proclaiming the end of democracy is a recipe for political disaster

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Promise of the Bronx

What her victory over Joseph Crowley in this week’s Democratic congressional primary portends

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L’Honneur d’Israël

Full text of a speech delivered before the Academic College of Netanya, June 18, 2018, upon receiving an Honoris Causa doctorate

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Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Why military supremacy is no longer enough for a Jewish state fighting on asymmetric fronts against nonstate actors with the ability to shape public perceptions and war narratives

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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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