A few things online that caught my attention this week:
A helpful timeline of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Danielle Allen: America’s “domestic dysfunction and internal division leave out allies around the globe vulnerable.”
Jennifer Szalai reviews Fergus M. Bordewich, Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction
Nicholas Kristof: “Killing civilizans doesn’t end extremism. It feeds it.
Nobel Prize-winning author Jon Fosse’s publisher operates out of a living room.
Jews making a pro-choice argument based on freedom of religion.
John F. Wilson, RIP
The New York Review of Books turns 60.
Mary Jo Murphy reviews Tyranny of the Minority by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt.
E.J. Dionne: “Empathy for Palestinians cannot mean sympathy for Hamas.”
Hamas apologists in the United States are a fringe.
Should academic history survive?
Missionary Jonathan Chau, the North Sentinel people, and a Victorian-era adventurer.
Jeamme Theoharis interviews Lerone Martin about J. Edgar Hoover and Christian nationalism.
Nathan J. Robinson interviews Tara Isabella Burton, author of Self Made: Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians
Brad East reviews Andrew Wilson, Remaking the World: How 1776 Created the Post-Christian West.
The first banned book in American history.