Eva Illouz

You Call This Life? West Bank Palestinian workers wait an an Israeli checkpoint near Hebron.

What To Call Occupation After 47 Years?

Jews are divided into two camps: those trying to protect Israel’s good name and those struggling against injustices. After 47 years of occupation, even finding a common language is tough.

Puritan Ways: Branding heretics and witchhunts were hallmarks of 17th century America. Some Zionists are going down a similar path today.

Scarlet 'A' Is for 'Anti-Semitism'

Like the heroine of The Scarlet Letter, Jewish intellectuals who criticize Israel are marked with infamy. In this case, the ‘A’ stands not for adultery but for anti-Semitism.