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From the November 2011 issue

Abbas’s War on Peace Mahmoud Abbas’s effort to bypass negotiations and demand the United Nations grant him a state without first making peace with...

To the Editor: Joseph Epstein’s essay on Alfred Kazin [“Kazin’s Complaint,” September] is far too dismissive of such a major American Jewish writer. For those of...

This Symposium was made possible by a generous grant from the Gale Foundation. _____________ Brooke Allen: I am pessimistic. Let me count the ways! First of all, there is...

In 1966, NBC broadcast a Bell Telephone Hour program about George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra called “One Man’s Triumph.” Nowadays, most viewers would find it presumptuous...

In the summer of 2010, I was joined by scores of Commentary readers on a weeklong cruise in Alaska. The cruise ship in question had...

To the Editor: Mark Bauerlein is surely correct [“Their So-Called Lives,” September] when he observes that teens with modern communication devices are required to be in...

“I am a public man,” declares Jeff Jarvis, a blogger, founding editor of Entertainment Weekly, and well-paid consultant to Internet start-ups. How public is he, you...

Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind By Tim Groseclose St. Martin’s Press, 304 pages The notion that America’s mainstream news organizations exhibit...

The decline of the novel as American culture’s depth-measuring gauge might be dated to the rise of big-bank premieres. Until very recently, first novels were...

This article is from our special November issue, which focuses on the future of America. Also in the issue is Mark Steyn’s Case for Pessimism...

This article is from our special November issue, which focuses on the future of America. Also in the issue is John Podhoretz’s Case for Optimism and...

The universally revered scholar, Rav Pinchik the Wise, arrives with his son Mendel at the Vatican for the first interfaith meeting between a Jewish leader...

The Gift of Rest:Rediscovering the Beauty of the SabbathBy Joseph I. Lieberman with David KlinghofferHoward Books, 230 pages  Joseph I. Lieberman has had a notable political career...

The Unmaking of IsraelBy Gershom GorenbergHarper, 336 pages The central question in the debate over Israel’s future is this: Can it remain both Jewish and democratic?...

A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War By Amanda Foreman Random House, 1,008 pages Amanda Foreman has found a lively,...

To the Editor: James Pethokoukis’s article [“Did Obama Make It Worse?” September] inadvertently makes the case against its premise and is far from an indictment of...

To the Editor: Abe Greenwald offers a nice abbreviated history of the Iraq war [“What We Got Right in the War on Terror,” September] but fails...

A friend’s son, 27 years old, has recently departed for Brazil, where, if things work out, he plans to spend the rest of his life....
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November 2011