Jewish Poland: A Lost Connection, a Forgotten Identity

When Polish Jews immigrated to Israel, they shaped and adopted a new, Zionist identity. Today, Polish Jews and non-Jewish Poles re-examine complex memories, a shared past, and the roots of judgment about each other's nations.

The New Sultan of Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege?

The People of Ukraine Have Spoken: What Now?

After massive demonstrations and new elections, Ukrainians say they are ready for democratic reforms. But that won’t be easy, given the history of corruption and a war in the east.

Hungary at the Turning Point

A member of the European Union, Hungary finds itself led by a populist who has publicly declared he would like to turn the country into an "illiberal democracy." Where does the country go from here?