Wednesday , 22 February 2017
  • Trump and Netanyahu: Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Trump and Netanyahu: Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Trump and Netanyahu have joined forces, and we won’t be able to overcome the one without overcoming the other. Resistance to one of this Tweedle-dum and Tweedle-dumber twinset requires resistance to the other. ...

  • What Will The Jewish World Look Like In 2050?

    What Will The Jewish World Look Like In 2050?

    A Moment Symposium with Sarah Bunin Benor,David Biale, Steven M. Cohen, Alan Cooperman, Arnold Dashefsky, Anita Diamant, Sylvia Barack Fishman, Samuel Heilman, William Helmreich, Bethamie Horowitz, Ari Y. Kelman, Barry A. Kosmin, Sergio della Pergola...

  • Remaking the Modern-Day Synagogue

    Remaking the Modern-Day Synagogue

    For Dovi Scheiner, a synagogue is a place for prayer and pilates, for coffee breaks and comedy and film screenings. But perhaps most importantly, it is a living room. ...

  • Book Review // Light Come Shining: The Transformations Of Bob Dylan

    Book Review // Light Come Shining: The Transformations Of Bob Dylan

    When Bob Dylan became the first songwriter to win the Nobel Prize in Literature last October, the internet erupted with reactions ranging from euphoria to dismay. ...

  • Book Review // Twenty Girls to Envy Me: Selected Poems  of Orit Gidali

    Book Review // Twenty Girls to Envy Me: Selected Poems of Orit Gidali

    Until the 1980s, women were a small minority among Hebrew writers. There was Russian-born Rahel Bluwstein (1890–1931), considered the “founding mother” of modern Hebrew poetry by women. Esther Raab (1894–1981) was the first native-born Israeli woman ...

  • Book Review // A Horse Walks Into a Bar

    Book Review // A Horse Walks Into a Bar

    The earliest comedy I remember with any clarity was created by a famous tragic clown, a circus performer whose painted mouth was perpetually turned down in a frown. Left out of the spotlight, he carried a sledgehammer and ran after the other clowns w...