John Roberts claimed at his Supreme Court confirmation that his job is like an umpire’s. But J.J. Goldberg writes that upending precedent is exactly what has come to define his court.
Israeli leaders are cheering the victory of India’s Narendra Modi. The Hindu nationalist is seen as a possible ally against the Muslim world, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Donald Sterling’s shameful remarks cannot undo decades of close ties between blacks and Jews, Rabbi Marc Schneier and Russell Simmons write.
Although the word ‘apartheid’ often gets thrown around when it comes to Israel and Palestine, Ian Buruma wonders whether that’s an accurate use.