Politics & Current Affairs

The longtime observer of American Jews looks at the Jews who see Israel as a moral encumbrance, and what they imagine would happen without it.

June 7 2024 12:01AM

American Jews feel betrayed by the very institutions they helped build. It’s time for young Jews to go to colleges and universities that welcome and embrace them.

May 13 2024 12:01AM

As America’s universities catch fire and its Jewish students grow more fearful, the field most likely to have something to say has remained silent—or worse. How did it go wrong?

May 6 2024 3:01AM

Compared to the wit of the anti-Vietnam slogans of the late 60s, the anti-Israel chants of today are aggressively tedious. What does that say about the chanters?

May 2 2024 12:01AM

Judaism has the resources to confront artificial intelligence, if Jews are prudent about how to use them.

April 4 2024 12:01AM

As both sides escalate by the day and as the fighting in Gaza simmers down, many Israelis are growing convinced that full-scale war with Hizballah is unavoidable. Are they right?

April 1 2024 12:42AM

A 2019 conversation with the late senator on Herzl’s ideas, the effect that Israel has had on American Jewry, and more

March 29 2024 12:01AM

A practicing Orthodox Jew, the late senator lived his faith; no political triumph ever seemed to dent his graciousness.

March 29 2024 12:01AM

Jews can help the wider world fight the excesses of artificial intelligence, but in order to do so they need to learn how to speak about such matters in a language non-Jews understand.

March 26 2024 12:01AM

The author of a new book diagnoses the dilemmas of American public life and suggests some ways of healing them.

March 22 2024 12:01AM

An eminent Catholic thinker emphasizes the Jewish truth about Jesus.

March 21 2024 12:01AM

A firsthand report from one of the epicenters of anti-Jewish protest in America.

Daniel Solomon
March 21 2024 12:01AM

In the wake of the February 26 riot, Jewish students are taking matters into their own hands.

David Schraub
March 21 2024 12:01AM

October 7 has, unfortunately, vindicated the well-known professor’s antipathy to Israel’s critics.

David Bernstein
March 20 2024 12:01AM