Napoleon Bonaparte

Menachem ben Shmuel, ten-year-old powder monkey and slop seller.

Georgia Gilholy
Nov. 1 2022 12:01AM

Three years of fighting in Egypt and the Land of Israel opened the door for modernity.

Stephane Cohen
Dec. 15 2021 12:01AM

Beware the Gentile who doesn’t cross himself in front of a church.

Sept. 1 2021 12:01AM

A famous and sorely misunderstood painting of Napoleon touching plague victims in Palestine illuminates the current moment.

April 21 2020 12:15AM

How 19th- and 20th-century Muslim intellectuals, clerics, and rulers attempted to come to terms with Western civilization.

Feb. 3 2017 12:01AM

The Italian scholar who last month identified the world's oldest complete Torah scroll tells its story. (Interview by T. M. Law; audio, 30 mins.)

Mauro Perani
June 4 2013 12:08AM