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Stephen Daisley

Stephen Daisley

Stephen Daisley is a columnist for the Scottish Daily Mail.

Unchosen: The Memoirs of a Philosemite By Julie Burchill Unbound, 192 pages Julie Burchill loves the Jews, and she wants everyone to know it. The English...

Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel’s SoulBy Daniel GordisSchocken, 320 pages Menachem Begin, who lived the lives of 10 men at a time and in places...

Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a NationBy Yossi Klein HaleviHarper, 608 pages When the 18th World Zionist Congress met...

“The earth belongs to the living and not to the dead,” Thomas Jefferson once counseled, albeit musing on generational obligations rather than zombie property rights....

The Great Gatsby is the biggest, brightest, most thrilling movie of the year so far. It sings and swings like a chorus line and smolders...

A Jew Among Romans: The Life and Legacy of Flavius JosephusBy Frederic RaphaelPantheon, 368 pages It is no meager feat to defend a man whose own...

From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and IsraelBy Robert S. WistrichUniversity of Nebraska Press, 648 pages The volume, character, and tone of Judeophobia to be...

Israel: The Will to PrevailBy Danny DanonPalgrave Macmillan, 240 pages The Promise of Israel:Why Its Seemingly Greatest Weakness Is Actually Its Greatest StrengthBy Daniel GordisWiley, 256...

The cult of youth that arrived in the early 1950s with overhyped pop art such as The Catcher in the Rye and Rebel without a...

The Western and the superhero movie—the two most American genres in cinema—come from the same literary tradition: the great American mythos. In that tradition, America...

“There is a greater good, and for that you must be sacrificed,” explains the Director (played by Sigourney Weaver), the figurehead of a mysterious organization...