8 Things You Didn't Know About The U.N. War Crimes Commission

William Schabas, chair of the U.N. Gaza war crimes panel, comes from a Jewish family and found Iran guilty of human rights violations. Guess what his name means.


A Fight Worth Fighting

Would the president have intervened to help the Yazidis in Northern Iraq if there weren’t Americans nearby? That this is a question at all says a lot about the state of U.S. foreign policy.


Exchange in the Air

Eli Valley envisions an (explosive) conversation on Zionism and the course of Jewish history during a military mission over Gaza.


France's Acceptable Anti-Semitism

On assignment in Paris, Cnaan Liphshiz was stunned to overhear talk of killing Jews during an anti-Israel demonstration. For his French colleague, it was just another day at the office.


Getting Serious About the Mystery

At the center of Judaism is an essential mystery, a secret. It’s what makes our religion special, writes Jay Michaelson, but it’s also the part to which we pay least attention.

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