In the ‘cosmic and frightening’ Sapir Prize-winning The Ruined House, by Israeli expatriate Ruby Namdar, the secular modern world and the ancient divine mysteries coexist
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?
Two new studies of Islam portray recent outbursts of coordinated violence and oppression not as a reaction to Western liberalism but instead as fundamental to the religion itself
In the drama’s new alternate PC universe, Hillary is President, domestic terrorism doesn’t exist, Israel is the bad guy in the Middle East, and Carrie Mathison is a mom who defends a teenager who supports ISIS on Facebook
What’s needed is more tribalism, not less
A conversation with the noted garbologist about Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Meir Kahane, being a drug dealer, and what’s wrong with NY today
Who else can step up and rescue the faith from the fanatics who’ve hijacked it?
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The man behind post-Sept. 11 TV opens up about his background, what goes on in writers rooms, and what he’s working on now
The Sept. 11 attacks altered many people’s convictions. For ultra-Orthodox Jews, they reinforced a strongly held belief in divine authority.
The American Jewish response to Sept. 11 interprets—but doesn’t explain—the anti-Semitism, trauma, and mourning that still linger after the attacks
PTSD expert Yuval Neria talks about cutting-edge and time-worn approaches to healing in the aftermath of trauma