The <i>Mabam</i> Strategy: Israel, Iran, Syria (and Russia)

The Mabam Strategy: Israel, Iran, Syria (and Russia)

Amos Yadlin, Ari Heistein

In 2017, Israeli fighter jets hit an Iranian weapons facility in Syria, and such strikes have continued over the last 18 months. But as Assad solidifies his victory in the Syrian civil war while Iranian and Russian forces remain on the ground, the next Israeli government must rethink its strategy in “the campaign between the wars,” known in Hebrew as mabam.

The Fire Now

The Fire Now

Chloé Valdary

"As horrific as the Holocaust was, it is firmly in the past. . . . Though I remain horrified by what happened, it is history. Contemporary antisemitism is not. It is about the present. It is what many people are doing, saying, and facing now," writes Deborah Lipstadt in her latest book.

The 2,000-Year-Old Women

The 2,000-Year-Old Women

Michael Weingrad

Michael Weingrad discusses how two of the most highly praised novels of 2018, Dara Horn’s Eternal Life and Sarah Perry’s Melmoth, feature a Jewish woman born in ancient Judea who still walks the earth today.

Redesecration and Solidarity in Greece

Redesecration and Solidarity in Greece

Devin E. Naar

“Even if they vandalize the monuments one hundred times we will repair them one hundred and ten times,” pledged Yiannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki, after the latest act of anti-Semitic destruction in the city.