Don DeLillo’s new novel Zero K revolves around high-tech schemes by “futurologists” to freeze the sick or aging so that they can be resurrected once the cure for their diseases—or for death itself—has been discovered. Reflecting on this theme, Abraham Socher draws some comparisons with Jewish ideas about the resurrection of the dead:
Resurrection: Body or Soul?
What Palestinians Want
In an extensive report on a major survey of Palestinian public opinion, David Pollock sums up his key findings. Above all, the results suggest that large numbers of Palestinians are willing to make compromises with Israel in the short term, but tend to harbor maximalist, even militant, long-term goals: