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Does Europe Have a Future?
January  The European Idea

Does Europe Have a Future?

It’s both a continent and an idea, with an alternately heroic and ignominious past and, until recently, an enviable present. Can the heart of the West survive the 21st century?

Our Man in Moscow
December  Russia and the Middle East

Our Man in Moscow

Vladimir Putin’s major new role in the Middle East is no accident. It’s part and parcel of President Obama’s broader strategy.

What Do Palestinians Want?
November  Palestinian Public Opinion

What Do Palestinians Want?

It’s time to take a close look at an often ignored subject: what ordinary Palestinians think about Israel, Jews, and terrorist attacks on civilians.

The Twilight of French Jewry, the Twilight of France
October  Farewell, France?

The Twilight of French Jewry, the Twilight of France

French Jews are emigrating to Israel by the tens of thousands. Their departure isn’t just about them; it’s about the end of the French idea.

The Two-State Solution Is in Stalemate. Here's What Israel Can Do to Prevail.
September  What Israel Can Do Next

The Two-State Solution Is in Stalemate. Here’s What Israel Can Do to Prevail.

For two decades the Jewish state has sought, fruitlessly, to negotiate an end to the conflict. Needed is a new, viable strategy for coping with reality and winning out.

The Decline—and Fall?—of Religious Freedom in America
August  Religious Freedom

The Decline—and Fall?—of Religious Freedom in America

America’s “first freedom” is under attack from an ascendant cultural secularism. Christians are its first target, but Jews and Judaism may not be far behind.

Who Censored the Six-Day War?
July  What Happened in 1967

Who Censored the Six-Day War?

A splashy new documentary promises to expose the Israeli military’s censorship of atrocities committed in the 1967 war. What it exposes is its creators’ agenda.

Can Israel Unite?
June  Israel's Hyper-Democracy

Can Israel Unite?

In Iran’s nuclear program, Israel faces a threat like never before. Can a divided nation pull together in time to confront it?

"The Spirit of Jewish Conservatism"—A Five-Part Symposium
Special Feature  Jewish Conservatism

“The Spirit of Jewish Conservatism”—A Five-Part Symposium

An extended discussion of our controversial April essay, featuring today: Evelyn Gordon, Peter Berkowitz, Martin Kramer, Yehuda Krinsky, William Galston, David Gelernter, and Joseph Isaac Lifshitz.

Anti-Semitism Goes to School
May  The Situation on Campus
Ruth Wisse

Anti-Semitism Goes to School

Anti-Semitism on American college campuses is rising—and worsening. Where does it come from, and can it be stopped?

The Spirit of Jewish Conservatism
April  Can Jewish Attachments Change?

The Spirit of Jewish Conservatism

Both in America and in Israel, the liberal faith of too many Jews has imperiled the Jewish future. Needed is a serious, thoughtful, and authentically Jewish alternative.

Was There an Exodus?
March  

Was There an Exodus?

Many are sure that one of Judaism’s central events never happened. Evidence, some published here for the first time, suggests otherwise.

Obama's Secret Iran Strategy
February  Behind Obama's Foreign Policy

Obama’s Secret Iran Strategy

The president has long been criticized for his lack of strategic vision. But what if a strategy, centered on Iran, has been in place from the start and consistently followed to this day?

Wagner and the Jews
January  Wagner and the Jews

Wagner and the Jews

Two centuries after the great composer’s birth, his anti-Semitism remains a bitterly contested issue. Perhaps that’s because no one has yet come to grips with its, or his, true nature.