Judaism

Amoral Equivalence

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom by Gilles Kepel
The Case Against Israel’s Enemies by Alan Dershowitz

Four Days of Terror in Mumbai

A city in the grip of rumour and recrimination—an eye-witness account of the jihadi attacks and their aftermath

‘I have finished yet another round of talks at universities. I am both impressed and disheartened’

The New Anti-Semitism

The West has adopted a disturbingly complacent attitude towards those who consistently advocate a "world without Israel"

The Pope was Powerless

Until the Vatican opens its archives, speculation about Pius XII's failure to condemn the Holocaust should not be used to indict all religion

The Truth About the Historical Jesus

The leading authority on the Dead Sea Scrolls draws a portrait of Jesus the Jew

The Unfinished Journey of Lionel Trilling

Until recently, it was assumed that Trilling had written only one long fiction, The Middle of the Journey (1947). Now, thanks to Geraldine Murphy we know that Trilling was a third of the way through another novel, begun years earlier

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"
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