And Israeli lawmakers protest
On this day in 1814 the Scandinavian country ratified the constitution that brought it into the enlightened age in all ways except one: the inclusion of Jews. It took the poet Henrik Wergeland to open his compatriots’ eyes to their mistake.
An accounting of the Democrats’ legacy in the Middle East, and where they can go from here
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust