North Macedonia biggest opposition party VMRO-DPMNE supporters shout slogans, April 2019
North Macedonia names Jewish cabinet minister

The nomination earned her heartfelt congratulations, but also some rebuke from political activists that local media termed antisemitic.

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks after the senate voted on a resolution ending U.S. military sup
Sanders evokes Holocaust connection, promises 'war with white nationalism'

Sanders promised to go to war against white nationalism and racism "in every aspect of our lives," adding that crimes based on race are not just hate crimes, but also domestic terrorism.

Place de la Republique
Silent no more

Slowly but surely we are witness to human rights being trampled, justice being observed in the breach and democracy on a downward spiral.

Arafat Irfaiya, Ori Ansbacher's murderer, brought to court
When is rape nationalistic? - analysis

Palestinian’s alleged rape of 7-year-old wades into complex territory

The Tower of Babel
No return to Babel

NATIONALISM should not be the enemy of globalization but it should temper a universalism that robs individuals and civilizations and nations of their unique identity.

A man waves flags of Israel as Israeli Air Force planes fly in formation over the Mediterranean Sea
Douglas Murray: Israel has healthier attitude toward nationalism than Europe

Murray has given several talks in Israel this week on immigration, the subject of his hit book The Strange Death of Europe, which came out in 2017 and was released in Hebrew late last year.

An FBI vehicle
U.S. veteran arrested for plotting to bomb white nationalists rally

Mark Steven Domingo, 26, a US Army infantryman who fought in Afghanistan and later converted to Islam, was taken into custody on Friday.

A sign for the Highlander Folk School in Tennessee
'White power' graffiti defaces civil rights site

Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt called the incident "abhorrent," media said.

THE JERUSALEM skyline as viewed from the Mount of Olives
Hartman Conference addresses nationalism and democracy - watch live

Titled "Nationalism, Marginalization, and Jewish Peoplehood," it will address questions such as "How are Israelis perceiving and responding to the rise of nationalism in the US and beyond?"

Visitors read books at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, which calls itself the world's biggest
The best books of 2018

So here is my admittedly narrow list of best books of the last year, published in either English or Hebrew.

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