“Book of the Moment” Contest for Budding Book Reviewers Welcome to Moment Magazine‘s middle school book review contest! Moment, an independent magazine that illuminates the political, cultural and religious complexities of the Jewish world, seeks to educate and expand the Jewish conversation. And we believe
1939: A People’s History By Frederick Taylor W. W. Norton & Company; 448 pp; $30 Library shelves are full of books whose titles celebrate, commemorate or contemplate a single momentous year: 1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England; 1774: The Long Year of
In his foreword to Linda Sarsour’s memoir of political activism, Harry Belafonte remarks, “It wasn’t that long ago that we lost Martin and Malcom and Bobby.” He is comparing the vilification of Sarsour, the hijab-wearing, Brooklyn-born Palestinian-American, for her anti-Israeli politics to the murderous racist violence of the 1960s. It seems a stretch.
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman By Ben Hubbard Tim Duggan Books 384 pp., $28 Where does one begin? Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia and likely its next king, emerged almost out of nowhere. His father, Salman, the