Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky, the international human-rights activist who spent nearly a decade in Soviet prison as a refusenik, has served in ministerial positions in several Israeli governments. He has recently stepped down after nine years as chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel. He is the author of Fear No Evil, The Case for Democracy, and Defending Identity.

The Weakest Link

How to repair the connection between the liberal majority of American Jews and the center-right majority of Israeli Jews.

July 30 2018 12:01AM

Can American and Israeli Jews Stay Together as One People?

Long-festering strains between the world’s two largest communities jeopardize the prospects of a shared Jewish future. Here’s a way forward.

July 9 2018 12:01AM

Post-Liberal Europe and its Jewish Problem

Strong ideological currents are turning Europe into a difficult place for Jewish survival.

Sept. 28 2014 11:14PM