Jon Emont

Jon Emont has written for Slate, Tablet, and the American Prospect. He's a co-founder of Extend, which offers immersive tours of the West Bank to young Jewish-Americans interested in exploring Palestinian life.

Roads & Kingdoms
Aug. 1 2014 1:42 PMThe West Bank by BusLast year, two young Jewish Americans began leading educational tours of the troubled Palestinian territory. But their ambitions are bigger than bus trips.
Moneybox
Jan. 24 2012 1:52 PMThe Phony Crisis of CapitalismI’m the college student Nick Kristof cited as evidence that students have turned socialist. He’s wrong.
Foreigners
March 26 2014 11:56 AMMuscle TovIsraeli business leaders are pushing Netanyahu to cut a peace deal. Will he listen?
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.