The Holocaust Survivor Who Deciphered Nazi Doublespeak
Feature story in The New York Times about the personal papers of one of World War II’s earliest historians.
The Case for Covering Your Ears in Noisy Times
Cover review-essay in The New York Times Book Review about the value of silence and invisibility.
Amos Oz, a Writer Who Loved the Dream of Israel and Charted Its Imperfect Reality
A front-page appreciation in The New York Times on the death of Amos Oz.
American Jews Face a Choice: Create Meaning or Fade Away
Cover essay in The New York Times Book Review about the future of American Jews.
Raised in South Central, Joe Ide Expands the Territory of L.A. Noir
Profile of crime writer Joe Ide for The New York Times
What Silicon Valley Could Use More Of: Inefficiency
Review of Edward Tenner's "The Efficiency Paradox" in The New York Times.
The Yoko Ono of Comics, on Her Own Terms
Profile of Aline Kominsky-Crumb in The New York Times.
Don’t Blame Phones for Narcissism
Review essay of Will Storr's "Selfie" in The New Republic.
Underneath Romain Gary’s Many Masks
Review of two novels by Romain Gary, "Promise at Dawn" and "The Kites" in The New York Times.
50 Years On, Stories of the Six Day War and What Came After
Essay marking the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War in The New York Times.
How Soviet Dissidents Ended 70 Years of Fake News
Op-ed about Soviet dissidents and samizdat in The New York Times.
What Does Netanyahu Really Want?
Review of "The Resistable Rise of Benjamin Netanyahu" in The New York Times.
Michael Chabon’s Blurred Lines
Review of Michael Chabon's "Moonlight" in The New Republic.
Amos Oz on His Novel ‘Judas,’ Which Challenges Views of a Traitor
Profile of Amos Oz in The New York Times.
A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.
Review of Masha Gessen's "Where the Jews Aren't" in The New Republic.
Matti Friedman’s ‘Pumpkinflowers’
Review of Matti Friedman's "Pumpkinflowers" in The New York Times.
Bernie Sanders and a First for Jews
Op-ed about Bernie Sanders's Jewish identity in The New York Times.
‘The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin,’ by Steven Lee Myers
Review of Steven Lee Myers's "The New Tsar" in The New York Times.
The Pathology Plaguing American Jews
Essay about American Jews in The Forward.
Forget Facebook, Bring Back Samizdat
Op-ed about the Russian Internet in The New York Times.