Issue 42

September 2016
The Tower Magazine

The Silent Scream of Iran's Jews

ANNIKA HERNROTH-ROTHSTEIN spent a Shabbat with the Jews of Tehran. What they told her was almost as harrowing as what they didn't.

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The Next War Will Be a Godawful Mess

After years fighting in Syria, has the Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah reinvented itself as a regular army? As DAVID DAOUD shows, the answer is complicated—and scary.

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A Paradise for Global Veganism

A combination of Mediterranean food culture and cutting-edge social awareness has turned Israel into a magnet for vegans around the world. RACHEL FRAZIN gives us a taste.

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Why the Kurds Should Fascinate Liberals

Everywhere the Kurds rule, they've embraced gender equality and protected minorities. So why, SETH J. FRANTZMAN asks, isn't the West fully behind them?

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You Won't Fix Iraq Without Fixing This

BERNARD STANFORD explores Iraq's enormous water problem—and how it will affect any political solution for an already beleaguered country.

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PHOTOS: Pigskins in the Holy Land

As American football gains fans and players from around the world, Israel has a league of its own.

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