Liberalism

Hungary is less religious, prosperous, and free than the United States. That doesn’t mean it’s wholly bad.

David Harsanyi
April 7 2022 12:01AM

The recent decision to stop selling the books of a disgraced Orthodox children’s author reflects a pre-liberal sensibility worth recovering.

March 31 2022 1:06AM

Missed the live event? Catch the recording here of Daniel Johnson speaking live on the secularization of America with David Wolpe and Chris Arnade.

March 10 2022 12:01AM

These two ex-friends saw Jews as the embodiment of the evils of liberalism.

Eric Nelson
Feb. 7 2022 12:01AM

Europe is far down the path from a gradual fading of religion to stringent ideological secularism. Is America destined to follow?

Feb. 7 2022 12:01AM

The modern way of life works if you want to make money, but there are bigger questions that it just can’t answer. Judaism, the author of a new essay argues, can fill the gap.

Oct. 14 2021 12:01AM

Modern freedoms leave us wanting more. The author of our monthly essay joins us and a noted rabbi to talk about how conversion came to be an antidote to liberal restlessness.

June 1 2021 12:01AM

Longing to leave liberalism behind, everyone from Catholics to Communists is experimenting with self-transformation. What’s fueling that desire, and is it strong enough to make the break?

May 3 2021 3:44AM

Samuel Goldman and Ruth Wisse tackle Jewish attitudes toward free speech, social media, and the tendency of American Jews to support ideologies that harm the Jewish community.

April 30 2021 12:01AM

In 1977, a Jewish director of the ACLU famously agreed to defend the rights of neo-Nazis in Illinois to demonstrate in public. Would the same thing happen today—and should it?

April 5 2021 12:01AM

Moshe Koppel’s new book Judaism Straight Up looks at today’s progressive and traditional moral psychologies and finds one wanting.

March 2 2021 12:01AM

Cant and pained messages.

Midge Decter
June 5 2020 12:01AM