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Civil Liberties

Essay

Losing Our Civil Religion

Trump’s unbridled rhetorical rampage has stripped the presidency of its moral ambition and authority.

By John D. Carlson

Interview

How American Jews Became Israeli Settlers

In a new book, “City on a Hilltop,” historian Sara Yael Hirschhorn tries to understand what brought Americans Jews to the most contentious real estate on earth—and how their presence there shapes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

By Michael Schulson