Author: Moment

Cartoon Caption Contest

21:32 26 November in Uncategorized
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In each issue, we publish a cartoon drawn by New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff. Suggested captions for this cartoon must be submitted as a comment (below) by December 10, 2012. Finalists will appear in the January/February 2013 issue. To vote for the winner of...

The Mirage of the Arab Spring

17:06 19 November in Latest

In our November/December issue, Clifford D. May says the Islamist movement could sabotage democratic reforms in the Arab World: "Once the dictators fell, it became apparent that Islamists—those committed to the supremacy of Muslims—possessed the most sophisticated organizations, the most developed skills and the funds necessary...

An Orthodox Woman on the Bima

19:37 16 November in Latest

In our November/December issue, Moment columnist Naomi Ragen describes leaving her comfort zone and accepting an aliyah for the first time: "I admit that at first all offers to hand me a sacred scroll, or to honor me by calling me up to the Torah, were...

The Greatest Story Ever Retold

15:21 14 November in Latest, Uncategorized

In our November/December issue, Daniel Klein reviews Herman Wouk's new book, The Lawgiver: The Lawgiver, a new novel by the 97-year-old, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Herman Wouk, is about a new novel that fails to get written by a 97-year-old, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist named Herman Wouk. The novel...