Why Stoicism is enjoying a resurgence in the age of Trump
The only events that resonate these days are those framed in the form of a detectives-style investigation. Who cares about complexities if we can talk about hairs and DNA?
Why people who were considered white in every respect are poking around in the family cellars to find elements that might connect them to an oppressed group
Where can one flee? To anti-liberal Hungary? Oligarchic Bulgaria? Nationalist Austria? Rapidly deteriorating Italy? More and more countries are succumbing to the powers of darkness
Opinion Monotheism Is Seen as Judaism's Gift to the World. But Has It Really Brought Peace and Harmony?
Monotheism is widely considered more moral and rational than polytheism. But a controversy in Germany is raising the question whether the belief in one God actually leads to fanaticism and violence
The Noahide Project, which has Israeli governmental and rabbinical support, is trying to proselytize members of remote communities. Just as long as they don’t call themselves Jews, right?
You only have to look in the Bible to discover that the nation-state law’s claim that the Land of Israel is the historical homeland of the Jewish people is simplistic and dubious
Gay people are the symbol of secular Israel in the 21st century
Hezbollah chief Nasrallah says Israelis prefer to watch cooking shows than to go into battle. Researchers tend to agree – and see it as an advantage
Given the array of new gender labels, it’s clear that regular gays are considered pretty straight
Israel and the U.S. hope to bury the Palestinian national project and make Jerusalem a playground for settlers and evangelicals; the Palestinians won't let that happen
After defeating the Palestinians, Israel is ready for a bigger challenge
Israeli cuisine has succeeded where Israeli literature and cinema have failed
It’s often said that our intellectuals are defaming Israel and are addicted to hating it. Actually, most of them are so loyal it’s embarrassing
Palestinians aren’t people just like you, we’re told, they’re 'threatening motifs,' video-game monsters that must be eliminated in order to advance to the next stage
Israelis may be looking for their next leader, but they aren't finding answers in the ranks of the army
Buddhism is perceived in the West as a peace-loving religion, but the horrific testimonies coming from Myanmar today are a salutary reminder that no group is immune from deteriorating into violence
The liberal world order is falling apart with Trump and Netanyahu's help, heralding bizarre new Holocaust narratives
After years of focusing on anti-Semitism, more and more historians are daring to deal with a subject long considered untouchable
What would happen if all gay teens discovered their sexuality without a conflict with family and social milieu? 'Call Me by Your Name' depicts such a scenario – and it’s pretty dull