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Historian David McCullough won a Pulitzer Prize for “Truman,” his biography of President Harry S. Truman. McCullough also won a second Pulitzer and two National Book Awards for his … more
The Republican nominee for governor of Pennsylvania, pressed by the media about his association with an outspoken anti-Semite, last week condemned “anti-Semitism in any form” — … more
If you walk all the way to the eastern end of Manhattan’s 25th Street, you’ll come upon a small plaque explaining why the site was given the name “Bristol Basin” in June … more
The Ukrainian government’s recent indictment of eight Russian soldiers and mercenaries included descriptions of war crimes committed near Kyiv: “Terrorizing, torturing and killing … more
This week marks the 80th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fateful decision to round up more than 130,000 Japanese-Americans and hold them in detention … more
The death of Charles E. McGee last week occasioned an outpouring of tributes to the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black units of American military aviators of whom McGee was one of the last surviving … more
A new poll claims that 22 percent of American Jews believe “Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinians.” That would be alarming—if they actually know what … more
We’re used to politicians mangling history, whether out of carelessness or partisanship. So it was a breath of fresh air when New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang recently shared a … more
The normalization of relations between Israel and Morocco and the US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara have stirred interest in the history of Morocco’s … more
The former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, Jonathan Sacks, has come in for some stick over remarks he recently made about religion and politics. In an interview with JTA published in last … more
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