We have entered a world in which a thinker who is not beholden to a party, a community, or an authority other than his own has become an alien concept
A retrospective of the films of the French philosopher shows a man of action with a big heart
During the Six-Day War, some of the Arab countries at war with Israel—Egypt, Tunisia, Libya—treated their Jewish populations terribly, causing them to leave en masse
Like a Libyan dictator of old, the leader is everywhere, including inside your head
The morally minded French public intellectual applies 21st-century chutzpah to our radical age
Why Michael Bay’s Benghazi fantasy is a dangerously stupid movie
Growing up, I always wished I had someone else for a mom. But after my mother died, I finally came to appreciate what she’d taught me.
A reporter’s friends use Facebook to try and save his life: Driven by a growing sense that the U.S. government could not or would not save Sotloff from captivity, a group of family members, colleagues, and Jewish communal leaders coalesced into a ragtag—and tragically unsuccessful—rescue effort.
How a freelancer’s Heaven turned into Hell: Inspired by a blend of bravery, wanderlust, and humanism, a budding journalist ventured—without the kind of institutional structure and support that would have been common a decade ago—into an inflamed Middle East.
Post-Qaddafi Libya was supposed to be something other than the chaos it has become
In the wake of deadly attacks, why the one vaunted Arab Spring exception may not be an exception at all
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Plus major layoffs at Israel’s Teva pharmaceuticals, and more in the news
Syria crisis marks the end of a quiet Israeli summer
How neocons and Obama liberals have created catastrophe by consensus in the Middle East
The Sephardi Voices history project collects testimony from Jews who fled Arab lands after Israel was founded
Amateur chef Rafram Chaddad discovered the wonders of Libyan cuisine in an unlikely place: behind bars
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
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