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Our Fall issue is here! Special offer for you: Subscribe today and receive Nathan Thrall’s powerful new book

Dear Reader,

We’re releasing our Fall issue today! And we’re excited to announce that subscribers can now read every article online, even before the print magazine is delivered. To celebrate the new issue, we’re offering a special promotion if you subscribe this week.

Subscribe today and receive 25% off all subscriptions along with a copy of Nathan Thrall’s new book, A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy. That’s $36 for a print subscription and just $18 for a digital subscription—and you get Thrall’s moving new book in hardcover (a $29.99 value). Use the code THRALL2023 at check-out.

Here’s some of what you’ll find inside the issue:

  • Suzanne Schneider writes about Israel’s emerging National Conservative movement, whose founder Yoram Hazony sees settlement life as a model for right-wing nation-states around the globe.

  • Mari Cohen explores a new effort to offer restorative justice to victims and perpetrators of traffic violence—and tries to come to terms with her feelings toward the person who hit her with a car and fled the scene two years ago.

  • In a deep-dive report, Alex Kane digs into the Biden administration’s refusal to rethink the US–Israel relationship despite the extremism of Israel’s government.

  • A special folio about the francophone feminist theorist Hélène Cixous features a wide-ranging conversation between Cixous and Claire Schwartz; meditations on her work by Jo Mrelli, aracelis girmay, Sarah Hammerschlag, and Jules Gill-Peterson; and fiction by Cixous herself.

  • James Baldwin’s classic essay on the fraught relationships between Black and Jewish communities, along with a roundtable discussion on the subject between nyle fort, Marc Lamont Hill, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, and Ben Ratskoff.

  • In reviews, Nora Caplan-Bricker considers the novels of Isabella Hammad, asking how art might prepare the individual for the political demands of collectivity, and Julie E. Cooper takes on Daniel Boyarin’s The No-State Solution, which attempts to revive the intellectual tradition of diaspora nationalism for the contemporary Jewish left.

Starting at less than $2/month, subscribe today for a year of issues and access, plus A Day in the Life of Abed Salama. Use the code THRALL2023 at check-out.

Described by Booklist as an “unforgettable and devastating symphony of pain and outrage and a demand for responsibility,” Thrall’s book renders the structures of domination in Israel/Palestine at the human scale, telling the heart-wrenching story of the school bus accident that killed Abed Salama’s five-year-old son.

When you subscribe today at 25% off the subscription price, we’ll send you a copy of the book and you’ll have immediate online access to our Fall issue. Use code THRALL2023 at check-out.

We hope you enjoy the issue!


Daniel May


P.S: This deal also counts for gift subscriptions! Send a subscription at 25% to a friend or family member, and they will also receive Thrall’s book! Just use the code THRALL2023 at check-out.

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