This week: From the Rest issue, Lyudmyla Khersonska reflects on the ordinary occurrences of life under siege. Sanders Isaac Bernstein reviews German poet and polemicist Max Czollek’s De-Integrate! and explores the limits of revenge as empowerment. Plus, Christian Wiman’s poem “So Trued to a Roar,” introduced by culture editor Claire Schwartz.
From the newsletter, senior reporter Alex Kane does a deep dive on Israeli raids on Palestinians in the West Bank. And Ben Lorber, who studies far-right extremism for Political Research Associates, critiques the Jewish communal reaction to last week’s would-be “Day of Hate.”