Debunking the latest claptrap on American policy and Israeli settlements
How the mafia film came to supplant the Hollywood Western as Oval Office favorite and symbol of American power
Tony Kushner’s masterpiece of 1980s cruelty returns to Broadway just as the next wave of illiberalism washes over Trump’s new order
As the Civil Rights activist and former Brandeis president nears his centennial, are we any closer to his goals for liberty and justice for all within the law?
Liberty and servitude in the new philo-czarist age
America’s soul, and his own, at stake
Alan Greenspan: genius or villain? A new biography, ‘The Man Who Knew,’ prosecutes and praises the conductor of a wild market ride
Trump’s daughter wrongly sourced one of the most famous quotes in rabbinic literature. She was not the first to do so.
It’s uncertain whether Ted Cruz’s matzo-making will earn him votes, but it sure does make us laugh. Which other politicians make our list?
How the Vermont Senator stumbled on a wave of angry and aspirational young people and became the ideal political leader for the post-Occupy Wall Street generation
Secret tape captures U.S.-Israel tensions surrounding first Lebanon war
How the 1984 paranormal comedy ended up in the conservative film canon
The virtuoso of queer theory’s rhetorically playful and nuanced prose on AIDS, Lana Turner, and the ‘imminence of nothingness’
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts
Obama has bullied the Jewish state more than any president in history, according to op-ed pages and partisans. They said the same about Reagan.
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.