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
Unless we change the award’s silly criteria, there’s a good case to be made for the Israeli prime minister’s significant contribution to regional stability
The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87
The late Holocaust survivor’s underappreciated journalistic work for ‘The Forverts,’ unearthed—including a dispatch from The Happiest Place on Earth
The group deserves to be lauded for steering a country’s transition towards democratic governance following revolution. But its recognition comes at a cost.
Why Hollywood gets social movements wrong: They are not the work of messy, failed organizations or misbegotten armies
Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun
Avi Shilon pens a masterful biography of the man who irrevocably bound Israel to the Diaspora and the Holocaust
Was it naïve about Israel, or was it tough-minded?
Citing hope, intellect, blackness