Grasshoppers in Zion: Israel and the Paradox of Modernity


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A new book crystallizes how modern societies delude themselves in their confrontation with pre-modern ones.

Should the West Ban the Burqa?


Early in June, Iran denounced European “intolerance” vis-à-vis the burqa. But is this true?
Many Muslims have come to the West in search of freedom and modernity; others have not. Controversy is inevitable. Islamist leaders believe that the West must “tolerate” the practice of gender apartheid as a “religious” right.
Western leaders have condemned the Islamic veil [...]