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—from the Foreword by Arthur Hertzberg, 1995
Is putting Dad back in charge the "great" part of Trump's "again"?
E.B. In Denial, out Sept. 30, the actor, 46, plays historian Deborah Lipstadt, who was sued for libel in 1996 for calling author David Irving a Holocaust denier; in the British legal system, the burden fell on her defense team to essentially prove t
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
Rarely do mainstream films treat religious questions with seriousness and specificity. Silence, a movie about 17th-century Jesuit missionaries, shows what that can look like.
Are you there, God? It’s I, robot.
What would your priest, rabbi, or imam say if we discovered alien life?For the religious, knowing that life on Earth is not unique may demand radical new ways of thinking about ourselves: How special and sacred are we? Is Earth a privileged place? Do
A conversation with the author of Explaining Hitler, Ron Rosenbaum.
David Friedman moved from Denver to the Israeli city of Safed in 1979 to live as a Haredi, or ultra Orthodox Jew. At 29, he and his wife Miriam already had four children. He enrolled at a yeshiva where he drew a salary to study Talmud. It seemed like
SARAH BEGLEY IN HER NEW NOVEL THE Wonder, Emma Donoghue (Room) again tells the story of a woman struggling to protect a vulnerable child. Anna O’Donnell is a Catholic girl in 1850s Ireland who has not eaten since her 11th birthday, four months befor
A look ahead to some of the major global anniversaries in the coming year
Secretary of State John Kerry thinks there’s still time—but the process is moving in the wrong direction.
Iranian Jews are a refugee community, and they see the ban as a tragedy for the country they now claim as their own.
It’s not just Donald Trump who’s seeking to build a “big, beautiful wall.” The U.K. said Sept. 6 that it would fund a wall in the French port of Calais to keep out migrants, one of many in the works around the world.
Maram Salim on where to spot graffiti and taste sheep’s neck.
THE LIFETIME OF SHIMON PERES, who died on Sept. 28 at age 93, spanned the lifetime of the state of Israel. Born in what is now Belarus, his family moved to Tel Aviv more than a decade before Israel was founded in 1948. He lived on a kibbutz when thos
JERUSALEM—Some international relationships, as White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest pronounced in July, transcend “any single personality.” Given the overtly tenuous chemistry between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjami
A toy entrepreneur’s quest to turn a novelty toy into a holiday tradition | “I went out there and told the story as many times as I could”