A Nude Breaks the Spell of the News
October 06, 2014
In praise of art as escapism.
Obama Against ISIS: The End of Halfheartedness?
September 09, 2014
Interventionists are not less calm than isolationists; we are only more sleep-deprived.
Israel at War With Hamas and Itself
July 16, 2014
The ugly realities of murders and missiles.
Fouad Ajami, 1945-2014
June 25, 2014
Farewell to a master and a friend
A Defense (Sort of) of Twitter
June 12, 2014
Leon Wieseltier responds to Alain de Botton's attack on Twitter.
Obama, the Shoah, and Syria
May 21, 2014
If the president is not prepared to “do something now and quickly,” then he should stifle himself.
The Shoah and the Art Market
February 16, 2014
After the recovery of missing Holocaust art from Munich, the papers have been full of breathless stories about the art's value. Is somebody missing the point?
Obama's defeatist State of the Union should have taken its cues from the words of an inspiring Chinese dissident.
Iran Is Not Our Friend
January 25, 2014
The post-American world is here: behold it and weep.
The Academic Boycott of Israel Is a Travesty
December 17, 2013
Who needs Abu Mazen to speak for the Palestinians when you can have an associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, San Diego?