The battle at Gettysburg took place 150 years ago: a blink of an eye in the millennia since Sinai. Such uncanny intimacy with the far past is what Jewish culture brings to American history.
These Honored Dead
Why Israeli-Turkish Rapprochement Is Unlikely
Noting that Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “hates Jews and hates Israel,” Harold Rhode argues that any hope of a thaw in relations between the Jewish state and its former ally is mostly “wishful thinking.” He also comments on Ankara’s Syria strategy, its support for Islamic State, and its relations with Moscow. (Interview by Lenny Ben-David. Audio, 5 minutes.)