The Jewish Quarterly has cultivated literary journalism of the highest standard for almost 70 years. It is an independent publication that explores Jewish issues, and issues of humanity from a Jewish perspective.
The Jewish Quarterly is published four times a year – in February, May, August and November. Each issue features a major political or cultural theme, investigated in long-form essays by prominent voices from around the world. JQ’s mission is not to advocate, but to investigate complex and pressing matters of politics, religion, history and culture, and to do so in depth.
Founded in 1953 by Jacob Sonntag, JQ’s new editor is Jonathan Pearlman. The Jewish Quarterly is published out of Australia and is distributed and accessible worldwide.
In this issue of The Jewish Quarterly, renowned writer and analyst Kim Ghattas examines the motivations behind Iran's changing role and influence in the Middle East. Delving into the regime's secretive strategy and tactics, Ghattas investigates Tehran's interventions in the affairs of countries across the region and its relationship with the West, and explores Iran's future role and posture in the Middle East.
Also in this issue, Arie M. Dubnov shares keen insights into the intriguing life and ideas of modern Israel's first native Hebrew speaker, and William F.S. Miles brings to life the history and colour of a tiny Jewish community in a French outpost in the Caribbean Sea. Mark Glanville locates Ukraine's post-Great War pogroms in their newly relevant historical context, Sarah Abrevaya Stein takes a fresh look at the extraordinary global success of the Sassoon dynasty and Ryan Ruby critiques Hannah Arendt's Rahel Varnhagen.