James Kirchick, a visiting fellow with the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, is a columnist at Tablet magazine and the author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age. His Twitter feed is @jkirchick.
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Everybody Hates Nazis!

The symbolic politics of anti-Nazism in the age of Trump

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A Far-Right Party Just Became the Third-Largest Force in the German Bundestag. Here’s What It Means.

German politics just went from being reassuringly boring to ominously contentious

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Valerie Plame’s Real Blunder

Forget the hysterics and the apologies: The former CIA agent had the temerity to express an all-too-common view about nefarious Jewish influence over American politics.

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The Panic in Boston

Nazis are bad. So’s hysteria.

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NYT Writer Wonders What Jews Really Know About Torture, Oppression

What Roxane Gay’s attack on Benioff and Weiss says about America today

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Dykes vs. Kikes

Chicago’s Dyke March targets LGBTQ Jews with old-fashioned anti-Semitism

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On Linda Sarsour’s Politics of Hate and the Pathos of Her Jewish Enablers

The Muslim American activist speaks at CUNY, where the twisted, anti-Semitic logic of the new left is that to be a good progressive, one must stand against Jewish self-assertion and national aspirations

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Yale Cements Its Line in the Academic Sand by Awarding the Student ‘Truthtellers’ Who Bullied Faculty

In 2015, an email over Halloween costume propriety prompted a public debate over free speech and race. Its conclusion is telling.

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Hungary’s Ugly State-Sponsored Holocaust Revisionism

Does it matter if a country consciously lies about its past? An excerpt from the new book, ‘The End of Europe.’

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When Populists Have a Point

Many knee-jerk criticisms misconstrued Donald Trump’s comments about ‘last night in Sweden.’ The Scandinavian country has its own set of problems related to immigration and crime.

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The Holocaust Should Never Be Minimized

A bit review in ‘The New Yorker’ provides an unfortunate master class in how to relativize and de-emphasize the Holocaust’s unparalleled horrors

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The ‘Fake News’ Problem

Why the left is also responsible for the proliferation of inaccurate information—and why the big beneficiary is Donald Trump

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Holocaust Exploitation

Why the sudden rush to Shoah analogies from people who just handed over the keys to the Middle East to the Iranians? And why did Trump leave the Jews out of remembrance of the genocide?

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‘YOLOCAUST’: New Web Site Satirizes the Misuse of One of the Most Iconic Holocaust Memorials

Berlin-based Israeli artist rebukes those who abuse the city’s monument to victims of the Shoah

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A Warning to Jewish Democrats: The Time to Fight for Your Party Is Now

The GOP has already lost its soul to its most radical elements. Will the Dems, like Britain’s Labour, now do the same?

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To Be Jewish in America, Then and Now

When art doesn’t imitate life: Not That Jewish, a one-woman show about American-Jewish identity, feels like a relic of an anodyne past

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Who Goes Trump?

What ultimately determines support for the GOP nominee isn’t race, class, or political ideology. It’s character.

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Nicholas Kristof Is No Jan Karski—in Spirit or Otherwise

Karski’s foundation will present the ‘New York Times’ columnist with its leadership award on Tuesday—a poor choice given that Kristof has failed to confront Iran’s Holocaust denial or its sponsorship of Assad

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Holocaust Denial on Trial

The infamous Lipstadt-Irving libel battle gets a trim new David Hare film adaptation starring Rachel Weisz—just in time for the rise of Trump

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New Videos Show How Yale Betrayed Itself By Favoring Cry-Bullies

Campus Week: Lessons learned—and avoided—in a free-speech debacle in the Ivy League

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Killing Reinhard Heydrich

The harrowing new film ‘Anthropoid’ analyzes the cost-benefit equation of the only successful assassination of a Nazi leader in World War II

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The Revolt of the Banana Republicans

The travesty that unfolded in Cleveland

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Jared Kushner, Shanda

How the scion of one tri-state crime family married into another, in a story equal parts ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Game of Thrones.’

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The Islamist War on Gays Comes to America

The mass murder in Orlando wasn’t a random display of ‘hate.’ It is an expression of a repugnant political philosophy that targets women, Jews, and gays.

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Donald Trump’s Little Boy Is a Gay Half-Jew With Jungle Fever

The sad story of Milo Yiannopoulos: the Trump troll with Daddy issues

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Who Is Responsible for Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party? Jeremy Corbyn.

Something is rotten in the United Kingdom

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The Holocaust Without Jews

Attempts to universalize the specific suffering of Jews in the Shoah go hand in hand with efforts to de-legitimize the Jewish state

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Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Problem, and Ours

It’s ‘good Jew’ vs. ‘bad Jew’ in the hyper-politicized moral arena of American Jewry and Zionism

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The Soft Bigotry of Trump’s Explainers

As leader of the free world, the GOP candidate would be no better for his disaffected fans than Hamas has been for its so-called constituents—so, why do we fetishize the ‘white working-class voter’ and his opinions?

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Donald Trump Is Turning Me Liberal

The real reason Jewish conservatives hate Trump. Hint: It has nothing to do with Iraq.

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