Every year, in midwinter, synagogue bulletins and Jewish Community Center emails are filled with announcements of organic Sabbath lunches, environmental lectures, and recycling drives. The...
Tevi Troy, a frequent contributor to Commentary, is a presidential historian and a former deputy secretary of Health and Human Services and White House aide. His latest book is Shall We Wake the President? Two Centuries of Disaster Management from the Oval Office (Lyons, 2016).