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The New Center
This is unlikely to be a complete listing.
King Bibi Bows Before a Tweet
After Trump cowed the Israeli leader into reversing course on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the biggest loser was Israel itself.
San Francisco Will Spend $600,000 to Erase History
The school board has voted to destroy public murals by a New Deal-era Communist.
Can an Archaeological Dig Change the Future of Jerusalem?
The City of David is being unearthed on land that much of the world does not believe belongs to Israel.
Love Among the Ruins
In The Wall Street Journal, Bari Weiss writes about supporters of gay marriage in the United States who save their vitriol for its foes instead of the barbarians at our gates.
Why Is FIFA Condoning Gender Apartheid?
While the head of the soccer federation attended the Tehran Derby, 35 Iranian women were arrested for the crime of wanting to watch the match.
A Trump Protest Under Lady Liberty’s Gaze
Bari Weiss writes that only “alternative facts” could deny America is a nation of immigrants.
The Slut-Shaming of Nikki Haley
Imagine what the reaction would be to a rumor that Barack Obama’s ambassador to the United Nations was sleeping with him.
Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader.
How did a movement for women’s empowerment become an emblem for female helplessness?
My Favorite Movie Theater Is in a Dingy Basement
You don’t go to Lincoln Plaza Cinemas for the concessions or the crowd.
A Triple Wedding. A Defiant Protest.
Israel denied them the right to marry. So they said “I do” in front of 1,300 strangers.