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Nicholas Kristof has one of the most prestigious perches in American journalism: a regular, twice-a-week column on the op-ed page of the New York Times....

In the New York Times Book Review, Judith Newman reviews Ian Frazier's laugh-out-loud funny book, The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days -- the year-long diary...

The Natan Fund is a Jewish philanthropy that has as its mission the creation of new entrepreneurial and innovative projects intended to shape the future....

In his New Republic review of Jean Edward Smith's new Eisenhower biography, Rutgers historian David Greenberg rightly take legions of Ike-worshippers to task for sugar-coating...

The news that The New Republic has been sold to Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has prompted some worries that the venerable publication may be heading...

The National Book Critics’ Circle Award in fiction was awarded last night to Edith Pearlman. The victory of this avowedly Jewish writer is significant in...

A month ago, John Podhoretz gave a shout out to the Washington Free Beacon, an online investigative newspaper focusing on national security, and corruption and...

Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution has written a short, thoughtful book, The World America Made, which he discussed in a recent interview with Charlie...

Today marks the debut of the Washington Free Beacon, an innovative Website for news of a particular stripe—an anti-Leftist stripe. The editor is Matthew Continetti,...

In the current (Fall 2011) issue of the Claremont Review of Books, Ross Douthat reviews Irving Kristol’s The Neoconservative Persuasion: Selected Essays, 1942-2009. In it...

In the current issue of COMMENTARY, I express my confidence about America’s future. Further evidence of the advantages we have, notwithstanding all of the gloomy...

Bill Keller stepped down recently as executive editor of the New York Times and made his debut today as an op-ed columnist. Well, you certainly can't...