James Kirchick

James Kirchick, a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative, is a columnist at Tablet. Follow him on Twitter @jkirchick.

Germans Shun Comparisons Between Hitler and Putin. What Are They Avoiding?

The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy

Why Hungary’s Jobbik Party Won While it Lost

This weekend’s elections cemented the neo-fascist movement’s political role

Putin Warned of Fascism in Ukraine, But a Look Across Europe Suggests He’s to Blame

A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door

RT Anchor’s Riff Not as ‘Rogue’ As It Seems

How Abby Martin’s on-air jab at Russian intervention in Crimea helps Putin

If You Want To Combat Hate, Don’t Outlaw Hate Speech—Counter It With Better Ideas

Europe’s approach to banning expression lets people feel good but does nothing to eradicate racism

Germany to Stop Monitoring Scientology

Troubling policy departure is a misguided response to NSA spying revelations

Remembering LGBT Legal Activist Barrett Brick

Fought to record anti-gay violations in State Department’s human rights report

A German Holocaust Survivor Steps into the Box

The controversial Berlin exhibit gets an unprecedented guest

‘Pinkwashing’ Conference Head Claims Dissenters are ‘Israeli Operatives’

Bizarre clash of ideals at CUNY, where Israel is accused of using its gay-rights record to conceal its oppression of Palestinians

Ron Lauder’s Weird Dinner

WJC chief waffles after condemning Hungarian PM’s inaction

The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

Being the Jew in the Box

To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum

Germany’s Top Anti-Semite?

Journalist Jakob Augstein appears alongside Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on a top 10 list of the world’s worst bigots

Kids’ Books Glorify Jihad at Frankfurt Book Fair

World’s most prestigious book fair also features anti-Semitic books

Sinister Trend in Publishing

Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran ban books. Why are they being honored on the European book-fair circuit?

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