John Judis’s new book suggests Harry S. Truman wasn’t a big supporter of Zionism. Did hypersensitivity about Israel kill his planned talk at the Museum of Jewish Heritage?
The New Republic’s cover story is a comprehensive introduction to the war against women in Israel — and the unlikely alliance that is pushing back.
The three scandals roiling Washington and the 24-hour cable news channels have one thing in common: They’re shrinking steadily as more information dribbles out.
Author and professor Jeffrey Rosen has been named president and chief executive officer of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
When do you become a woman? As in, someone that your friend or colleague actually refers to as a “woman.” It is is certainly not after your Bat Mitzvah (will get back to that later), nor is it when you graduate from high school, or even college.
Emily Shire is 23 and trying to get settled in to her first apartment. She’d be crazy to be even thinking about motherhood. Or would she?
After my post last month about the gender disparity in magazine publishing, which was followed by VIDA’s much more thorough and ultimately conclusive study, I, perhaps naively, expected to see a comment or two from the publications about the roots of this imbalance. Then weeks passed, and, well, basically nothing.
Readers of The New Republic know that Leon Wieseltier has an acid pen. But does he also have an itchy trigger finger?
Barack Obama has managed to elicit widespread concern among the pro-Israel community, concerns that he and his campaign have worked hard to allay, but with mixed results. That’s why I bet his campaign’s pretty pleased to have New Republic editor Marty Peretz — someone whose passion for defending Israel (and badmouthing the Palestinians) is beyond dispute — giving him his hechsher.