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The 21st century's first blood libel, it appears, was only skin-deep. Ariel Toaff of Israel's Bar-Ilan University, an Italian-born medieval historian and the son of...

The new anti-Semitism described by Alvin H. Rosenfeld in a controversial essay published by the American Jewish Committee is not a myth, as his critics...

All at once everyone is talking about Saudi Arabia as the new Israeli-Palestinian peacemaker. What the United States could not do, what Europe could not...

The oldest hatred never ceases to astonish us with its ability to rejuvenate itself. Anti-Semitism—nowadays invariably focused on Israel and repackaged as “anti-Zionism”—is once again...

Hillel Halkin, eminent author and Zionist thinker, blogged recently about an “enthusiastic article” in the Forward on “eco-Judaism” and Judaism’s (alleged) latent sympathy for environmentalism. I...

Is it fair for the West to demand that the Palestinian government recognize Israel's right to exist? In an op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor...

Neil Clark, a prominent commentator for the Guardian, wrote on his blog last Friday that “A nuclear-armed Iran would not be very dangerous. In fact...

The New York Times took notice yesterday of a pamphlet-sized essay posted on the website of the American Jewish Committee. Written by Alvin Rosenfeld of...

In the midst of Europe’s week of official mourning for the Holocaust, the question of how the continent should preserve that terrible memory and transmit...

Dear Max, So I think we agree on what the problems are and the preferred solutions, but we are not sure whether the U.S. can implement...

Maybe. But it certainly doesn't need the one it has now. Whether because his term of office runs out next July or because, before that,...

Poor Jimmy Carter! "This is the first time that I've ever been called a liar and a bigot and an anti-Semite and a coward and...