Sykes-Picot Agreement

The Hebrew Revival Was No Miracle

by Dara Horn 

It took tremendous toil to produce the cultural rebirth of the Hebrew language. Let us give thanks to the toilers—and to their master translator. Read more . . .

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Until it was revoked. Martin Kramer.

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Push back. Reuel Marc Gerecht.

3. Famous Novelists Throw an Anti-Israel Temper Tantrum, in Book Form

Courtesy of Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman. Lawrence Haas.

4. Should the Ban on Benedict Spinoza Be Lifted?

Subsuming Judaism to liberalism. Steven B. Smith.

5. A Christian Bible Scholar’s Tendentious Attack on Zionism

A dangerous book from a distinguished theologian. Gerald McDermott.