Seven New Poems

New poetry by Amy Barone

Rediscovering Our Moral Purpose

A speech by Jonathan Sacks, upon receiving the Templeton Prize

Our Strength And Stay

A speech in honour of the Duke of Edinburgh

Three Poems By Heinrich Heine

A new translation of three playful but deadly serious poems

Two Poems From Spain

Four learned saints, and the Romans' favourite sauce

Why Only Countries Willing To Take Risks Will Survive And Prosper

Continental Europe may be wealthy, but it is no longer the seat of innovation and entrepeneurship, while Israel, which outperforms its size, is willing to take uninsurable risks at all level

From The Berlin Wall To Brexit: Why Politics Needs A Free Press

"The impulse to suppress freedom of speech is never holy, even if it has taken many centuries for both church and state to admit as much. And that unholy impulse will re-emerge unless we are vigilant."

Saying Yes To Sara

"I did not feel ready to be a mother. But a wonderful new life was on its way to teach a lot of lessons, and ultimately to save me."

The Viagra Triangle

"Why did I so strongly prefer that Mr Sherman not be an old fool,
another lost wanderer in the Viagra Triangle?" A new short story.

Two Languages And The Chasm Between Them

"When the laws of poetry are forced upon reality — in love, war, or any other sphere — so many things get trampled"

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"