The killings of Eric Garner and Rabbi Moshe Twersky are not the least bit similar. But for Phil Getz, they trigger memories of the most terrifying episodes in each people’s history.
For 24 years, Philologos has graced our pages with an erudite, engaging and often surprising column about language. He has decided to leave the Forward.
Polls only show what would happen if the Israeli election were held today, not how unexpected events might influence voters. The shifts can be dramatic, J.J. Goldberg reports.
Election season is starting again in Israel and just finished in America. J.J. Goldberg explores two countries with different electoral systems but a shared political dysfunction.
Israel’s politicians may come and go, but its all-important arms relationship with the U.S. is here to stay. A hugely important and weirdly untalked-about fighter jet purchase proves it.