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Feminism and Fame

In the third of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ fear of flying

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Nationalism Is Dead. Long Live Nationalism.

In his new book, Yoram Hazony sees the world through a Zionist lens, offering an intriguing way forward

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Israel’s Top Military Strategist Talks War and Peace

Yaakov Amidror believes Israeli muscle has left the Jewish state with only ‘1 1/2’ security problems: Iran and Hezbollah. But that doesn’t mean the next conflict won’t be ‘a very, very nasty war.’

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Our Gloria Steinem Problem

In the second of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ a little girl lost joins the party

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Betty Friedan and SCUM

In the first of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ the unholy feminist civil wars

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Stav Shaffir Speaks for Us, Too

Israel’s maybe-future left-wing female prime minister hates Bibi-ism, and officiates at non-Orthodox weddings

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Losing Hope in Israel, Looking to Jordan

Mourning the loss of democratic pluralism in the Jewish state

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The American Jewish Affirmative Action About-Face

Why major Jewish organizations switched sides in the affirmative action debate

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Race Quotas and Class Privilege at Harvard

Meme Wars: Who gets in, and why?

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My Happy American Multicultural Family Is Frightened

‘Every day there are new questions: What does it mean to raise a black Jewish daughter in the age of Trump? How do we keep her safe? How do we give her a Judaism that will embrace and love her?’

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The Generation That Shaped Our Understanding of the 20th Century Is Gone

The scholars, historians, and political advisers who shaped the West’s understanding of Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, and the Islamist Middle East, make way now for—what?

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My Whiteness Problem

How human vices hide behind the veneer of the identity-culture wars

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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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