A global presence that hovers above the world declaring that it desires nothing but to connect us with each other, Facebook now invites serious religious questions.
And what you need to know in case you ever encounter him.
In a new biography, the critic emerges as an advanced exemplar of a nexus of glamor and moral self-regard.
The storied intellectual wonders why so many 21st-century men and women find Jewish particularity such a scandal.
Miracles like Israel are not self-sustaining, an uncharacteristically worried Jewish American writes.
For thousands of years both friends and enemies of Judaism have labeled it a religion of deed rather than creed, of law rather than faith. A new book firmly and fervently disagrees.
In a season of mass protests in Hong Kong and a fierce dustup with the NBA, the acclaimed new Chinese-American film is (almost) silent on the costs of engaging with authoritarianism.
Jacob Howland drops by our studio to talk about the ways in which Greek thought can illuminate the Talmud—and vice-versa.
How Zionist leaders held Britain to its promise of a Jewish national home.
As two new books show, the influence of the Hebrew Bible (and of biblical models) on the founding generations of Americans was as vast as the new country they were trying to create.
In 1960s Israel, Arabic-speaking Jews were invaluable as spies for their new country. In normal life, they were marginalized.
On the opening of a new academic institution devoted to study of the Hebrew Bible for its moral and political wisdom.
One word got turned upside down and downside up again.
Why, in all of Jewish art, is there no image depicting the moment of Moses’ death?