Politics & Current Affairs

The victims were targeted as Americans.¬†Why hasn’t that blunt and inescapable fact been placed at the center of our account twenty years later?

Sept. 20 2021 12:01AM

America has been learning and forgetting the lessons of 2001 for decades. It’s now in the midst of forgetting them again. Will the same result follow?

Sept. 13 2021 1:06AM

S. Ansky’s radical yeshiva boys used to seem unreal. But observing today’s political scene has taught me to understand them.

Sept. 9 2021 12:01AM

The author of an attention-grabbing new book explores the world’s fascination with dead Jews and its indifference to living ones.

Sept. 2 2021 12:01AM

The Startup Wife, a buzzy new novel, has been hailed as a serious exploration of modern spirituality. All it explores is a tech-fantasy of hyper-individualism and personal fulfillment.

Aug. 24 2021 12:01AM

The trend is disturbing, no doubt. But owning up to it is better than staying in your own comforting reality.

Aug. 19 2021 12:01AM

Diversity has become a prime goal in the world of higher education. How did religious diversity get left out of the mix?

Aug. 18 2021 12:01AM

Parts of the Jewish people stand up to the barrage of anti-Semitism, but others do not. Those others are part of the threat.

Aug. 4 2021 12:01AM

Many of those who would do away with Israel evince no pre-existing hostility to Jews that I can see. But their motivations are beside the point.

July 30 2021 12:02AM

A former senior civil-rights official joins us to explain why properly defining anti-Semitism is so important to the U.S. government’s fight against discrimination.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Kenneth L. Marcus
July 30 2021 12:01AM

It’s already the best of the several definitions out there. And, by offering yet clearer guidance on the question of Zionism, it could get even stronger.

July 26 2021 12:01AM

To ease social animosities and heal political wounds, leaders and citizens in America and Israel must rededicate themselves to the principles of liberal democracy.

July 21 2021 12:01AM

That’s why I signed the Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism.

July 19 2021 12:55AM

Despite many real disappointments, the turmoil of the past decade has also revealed signs of promise in the Middle East.

July 15 2021 12:08AM