My father died peacefully on a wintry morning this February. The day before, there was a snowstorm, and he spent hours watching the flakes fall outside his kitchen window.
One perk of working at a Jewish magazine is getting Jewish publications from all over the world in the office mail.
Can we confront the future without reckoning with the past?
Today, journalism is under attack on an unprecedented scale. It has always been the target of those who want to obfuscate facts and spread confusion.
A few weeks ago, I heard from a concerned reader. He thought that Moment was becoming too women-oriented for his taste, that we were publishing too many stories about women.
The astonishing human capacity for thoughtlessness manifests itself in many ways. One is the ease with which we toss out ugly dismissive words such as “moron,” “witch” and “idiot” to describe people we disagree with
Nadine Epstein, Moment Editor, writes about civil discourse and how we could fix it.