July 14

Remembering the Great African American Leaders Who Were Also Zionists

Rosa Parks, Bayard Rustin, and the “opiate of the Arabs.”

Turning the Hagia Sofia into a Mosque Is Both Wrong and Imprudent—and It Should Worry Israel

“The resurrection of Aya Sofia heralds the liberation of the al-Aqsa Mosque.”

The Supreme Court Delivers Another Victory for the Founders’ Vision of Religious Liberty

Government entities in the U.S. still threaten to impose their orthodoxy on dissenters.

After Arriving at the Sea of Galilee, a Group of Early Hasidim Encountered Plague

Past and present fused uncannily in the rabbis’ thoughts.

July 13

China Emerges as Iran’s Biggest Defender

Israelis need to wake up to the Chinese threat.

When Books Are People, and People Books

A Jewish perspective on “biographies” of religious classics.

July 10

What Palestinians Want

Pragmatic in the short term, radical in the long term.

Remembering the Iraqi Intellectual Who Stood Up for the Jews

But didn’t dare stand up for the Jewish state.

The First Amendment Doesn’t Create a “Class of Special Rights”

Getting the Supreme Court’s Little Sisters of the Poor ruling wrong.

What the Story of Phineas Teaches about Morality, Politics, and Plague

Politics must be as moral as possible if a nation is to flourish in the long run.