Hunter S. Thompson’s classic ‘Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail 1972’ demonstrates a human empathy and political savvy that today’s hack political propagandists lack
Jules Feiffer’s American Follies gives a Nixonian salute
As a child, I yearned for a chance to fight a good, clean war like my uncle, who enlisted after Japan attacked. Instead, I got Nixon and a lesson about God’s complicated plan.
Why Trump is no Nixon, and why this political scandal is so much worse than that one
Rokhl’s Golden City: Bringing Yiddish children to life, while 1970s New York drops dead
Do Russians historically prefer Republicans to win over Democrats?
American and Israeli efforts to impact each other’s politics have a long, hidden history
Jackson, Polk, and—Kissinger?
The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America
“Goddamn his Jewish soul!” Nixon says of trusted aide in final batch of tapes
The late lawyer’s critical role fighting the UN’s Zionism is Racism Resolution
The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
A look at Bob Dylan’s new album, which drops today
Plus Nixon on the Jews, and more
Romney adviser Fred Malek takes a stand
The successful movement to save Soviet Jewry offers some valuable lessons for Iranian Americans seeking democracy in the Islamic Republic
Also, Mark Zuckerberg won this year
A new book gives an insider’s assessment of four Israeli prime ministers—and Menachem Begin the voice he never had