In Pakistan, polling is over and the votes have been counted but the voice of one group has not been heard. Saba Imtiaz reports from Karachi on the missing Ahmadi vote.
David F. Evans reviews Emily Raboteau's latest book, "Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora."
On April 13, Carmen Weinstein, leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community, died at her home in Cairo. She was 82. Maurice Chammah looks back on his 2012 meeting with Ms. Weinstein, and considers the past and future of Egypt's Jews.
What promised land? What medical ethics? What radical Muslims? What orphans? A quick guide to righteous media this week.
From Beirut, Irina Papkova reports on an anti-sectarian movement for a more secular Lebanon, and a marriage that's making Lebanese history.
"The Bible" squashed the central achievement of biblical storytelling: meaningful omissions and lacunae, “story” as the seed of excited, growing interpretations.