Israel and Evangelicals: New U.S. Embassy Signals a Growing Alliance

Israel and Evangelicals: New U.S. Embassy Signals a Growing Alliance

It was a “gut punch for most American Jews,” the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz wrote in an editorial printed Friday. The editorial charged that the evangelical alliance “erodes Israel’s standing in its traditional power centers — above all U.S. Jews, who view evangelicals as a concrete threat to their values” and risked alienating “supporters it […]

Kushners Near Deal With Qatar-Linked Company for Troubled Tower

Kushners Near Deal With Qatar-Linked Company for Troubled Tower

The firm managed by the household of the White House adviser Jared Kushner is near receiving a bailout of its financially troubled flagship constructing by an organization with ties to the federal government of Qatar, in line with executives briefed on the deal. Charles Kushner, head of the Kushner Companies, is in superior talks with […]

Thousands of Pages of Documents on Trump Tower Meeting Are Released

Thousands of Pages of Documents on Trump Tower Meeting Are Released

WASHINGTON — Six months after the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between Trump marketing campaign officers and a self-described Kremlin informant, an middleman contacted Donald J. Trump’s workplace asking for a follow-up, in response to documents released on Wednesday by a Senate committee. The middleman, Rob Goldstone, advised the Senate Judiciary Committee that he […]

Opinion

Opinion

The day the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem is a day the world has longed for, due to what it was speculated to symbolize: the tip of a seemingly countless battle, a blood-soaked tragedy with justice and cruelty on either side. Israelis and Palestinians have envisioned a capital in Jerusalem, and for generations […]

At Least 28 Palestinians Die in Protests as U.S. Prepares to Open Jerusalem Embassy

At Least 28 Palestinians Die in Protests as U.S. Prepares to Open Jerusalem Embassy

The Israeli navy mentioned some within the crowds have been planting or hurling explosives, and lots of have been flying flaming kites into Israel. Outside the Nahal Oz kibbutz, simply throughout from protests east of Gaza City, emergency employees raced to attempt to extinguish a quickly spreading wildfire attributable to one incendiary kite, as 4 […]

The Trump Administration Considers an Old Friend: Ken Kurson

The Trump Administration Considers an Old Friend: Ken Kurson

Ken Kurson, a pal of President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, and a former editor of The New York Observer, the newspaper owned by Mr. Kushner’s household, confirmed on Friday that he’s into account for an unpaid place with the Trump administration. As a part of a background examine, the F.B.I. just lately visited […]

How Billy Idol’s ‘Rebel Yell’ Fueled a Debut Thriller

How Billy Idol’s ‘Rebel Yell’ Fueled a Debut Thriller

BABY TALK In “The Perfect Mother” — a psychological thriller that debuts this week at No. 5 — a gaggle of recent mothers meets at a Brooklyn bar, desperate to take pleasure in their first post-baby evening out, when the unthinkable occurs to considered one of them: Her new child is kidnapped. Aimee Molloy says […]

Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’ Offers a Blackly Comic Take on Prison Life

Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’ Offers a Blackly Comic Take on Prison Life

Photo Credit Wesley Allsbrook THE MARS ROOMBy Rachel Kushner339 pp. Scribner. $27. Rachel Kushner’s second novel, “The Flamethrowers,” immediately established her as one of the vital gifted writers of her era — on the identical tier as Jennifer Egan and the 2 Jonathans, Franzen and Lethem. As the title suggests, it was a flamboyant guide, […]

Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’ Offers Big Ideas in Close Quarters

Rachel Kushner’s ‘The Mars Room’ Offers Big Ideas in Close Quarters

“The Mars Room” is the follow-up to Kushner’s “The Flamethrowers” (2013), one among this decade’s indelible novels. That novel has a way of escape, of IMAX Western vistas. Its protagonist, Reno, is a younger girl who races a Valera motorbike on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Photo Rachel Kushner Credit Chloe Aftel “The Mars Room,” alternatively, […]