On July 10th, dignitaries from the U.S., German, and Israeli governments attended a curious ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
How We Freed Soviet JewryAllison Hoffman, Tablet. Twenty-five years after 250,000 Americans gathered in Washington to demand freedom for the refuseniks, participants reflect on how momentous their march turned out to be. (Oral history)
Sacred Spa(ce)Allison Hoffman, Tablet. Imagine a place where Jews can go in times of illness, mourning, divorce, gender reassignment; to think about intimacy, body image, fertility . . . . Meet the new mikveh.
Losing the Shadow WarChristopher Dickey, Daily Beast. Despite last month’s attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, Iran’s covert operatives are being foiled at virtually every turn by their Israeli and American counterparts.
Spy vs. SpyDaniel Pipes, Israel Hayom. While the American press remains outraged at Jonathan Pollard’s spying on the U.S. for Israel, the Jewish state is crawling with American spies—and this is normal, routine, and implicitly accepted by both sides.