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Fascism and France Today

Zeev Sternhell, one of the top historians of modern France and a leading Israeli intellectual, talks with Robert Zaretsky about anti-Semitism in Europe and Israel’s war in Gaza. Click here for the…

So You Really Think Liberal Zionism Is Dead?

Liberal Zionism might have taken a beating during the Gaza war, writes J.J. Goldberg. But with the dust settling, there are surprising signs that a two-state agenda is alive and well. Click…

How Gaza War Puts Hebrew Language on Front Lines

The Gaza war has turned Hebrew into a battleground as ordinary Israelis adopt military euphemisms to describe everything from captured soldiers to the war itself, Gon Ben-Ari writes. Click here for the…

Investing in Colorado's Youth and Beyond

Five years ago, Colorado native Kendall Weistroffer rarely stepped foot in a synagogue. Now she is involved in her campus Hillel and is minoring in Hebrew. Click here for the rest of…

Changing Names of ISIS Reveal Growing Ambitions

ISIS changes its name every few years. Philologos explains that this signals the terrorist group’s desire to dissolve the Muslim world’s establishment boundaries. Click here for the rest of the article…