Fourth of July ruminations on the nation-state and the state of the nation
In ‘Contemporary Left Antisemitism,’ David Hirsh compellingly traces a newly resurgent form of disinformation to its surprising enablers
A new collection of the late historian’s essays says more about his prejudices than about his achievements
The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
Does Yale historian Timothy Snyder absolve Eastern Europe of special complicity in the Holocaust?
In his last book, the late intellectual Tony Judt is sharp as ever—offering biting comments about American Jews, Israel, and his ex-wives
Five Books: Jews in film, Jews and booze, the poisonous sound of children’s voices in Ben Marcus’ novel, Tony Judt’s last conversations, and more
In the final phase of his literary life, Harold Bloom, like Philip Roth, refuses to relinquish his vitality
Plus blaming the Orthodox, Oren and the Lakers, and more
Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more
A condescending moral double standard allows Western thinkers—notably Times foreign-affairs columnist Roger Cohen—to praise the Middle East’s worst regimes
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
Intellectual skywriting with James Wood, Harold Bloom, and more!
Tony Judt dies at 62
Intellectual expands on essay to Tablet Magazine
Prominent intellectual calls Israel ‘strategic liability’
Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving
Warns Zionism is increasingly for the Orthodox
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