The New Israel Lobby By JAMES TRAUB
Can J Street — and the Obama administration — change Washington’s Middle East policy?
Dame of the British Interior By DAPHNE MERKIN
Margaret Drabble’s novels have opened up the famously reserved English character to detailed inspection. So what happens when she looks at herself?
During Ramadan, Mohammad Boota plays his drum to wake Muslim worshipers, but the limits of New York hospitality have modified his predawn ...
And in Minnesota news, University of Minnesota's most famous and important alumnus has passed away. [Borlaug was not Jewish - wish we could claim him - he was a Norwegian Lutheran and a great world hero.]
Norman Borlaug, 95, Dies; Led Green Revolution By JUSTIN GILLIS
A Nobel Peace Prize winner, he developed high-yielding crop varieties that helped to avert famines worldwide.