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.

Why Climate Change Denial Is Biggest Conservative Lie of All

Conservatives were wrong on slavery, women’s suffrage, segregation and gay rights. But their biggest — and most damaging — lie of all is that climate change is open to question.

Should I Apply for Spanish Citizenship as Sephardic Jew?

When Josh Nathan-Kazis went to Spain to see about claiming citizenship as a Sephardic Jew, he was told he couldn’t. Now, he can. But will he?

Sochi's Olympic Games Are a Missed Opportunity

At its best, the Olympics can serve as a powerful tool for reforming compromised regimes around the world. Sadly, today in Russia, it’s doing the exact opposite.

Shimon Peres's Civics 'Class' That Wasn't

Israeli President Shimon Peres just secured a spot in the Guinness Book of Records for teaching the largest ever civics class. But he doesn’t really deserve the honor.