Joan Nathan's search for Jewish cooking in France yields some surprising results.
How did a high-school dropout named Leon Uris pen one of the most influential novels of all time?
As the holiday of freedom approaches, we explore two haggadahs—one old and one new—from our nation's capital, and think about the "audacious hope" of redemption.
A timely look at the intellectual father of radical Islam.
Does the most accurate biblical text belong in the synagogue, or in a museum?
Lord Jonathan Sacks is the most gifted expositor of Judaism in our day, and has written more than 20 books that are both learned and very accessible.
Many people know of Mufti al-Husseini's SS activities. But how many Arabs shared his admiration for Hitler and attraction to Nazism?
Reformers and democrats are the real hope for a future of peace, liberty, and stability in the Middle East. This historic moment presents the West with a remarkable opportunity.
Since January of this year, revolution has spread across North Africa and the Middle East with such velocity that predicting exactly what will happen next is probably a fool's errand. In this issue, we have asked seven writers to return to their bookshelves and tell us what books, authors, and arguments they find helpful in thinking through the causes and implications of these surprising events.
Tahrir Square isn't the only thing Egypt's democrats need to clean up before democracy takes hold in their country.