Yair Rosenberg is a senior writer at Tablet and the editor of the English-language blog of the Israeli National Archives. Follow him on Twitter @Yair_Rosenberg.
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How You Can Support the Family of Taylor Force, the American Student Murdered in Israel

A classmate has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the family of Force, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan

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The Response to Sanders Finally Discussing His Judaism Probably Explains Why He Hasn’t Before

The Vermont senator opened up about his relationship to his Jewish heritage at Sunday’s town hall debate. Those wondering why he didn’t earlier should examine the disturbing responses from some quarters.

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Donald Trump Bizarrely Likens David Duke and the Ku Klux Klan to ‘Federation of Jewish Philanthropies’

The remark from the would-be president probably wasn’t intended as a shout-out to Trump’s anti-Semitic supporters, but what it did represent wasn’t much better

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Gallup Poll: Democratic Support for Israel Rose 4 Percent Last Year

Contrary to the spin of conservative pro-Israel critics of the Democratic party and liberal critics of Israel, a new poll shows that support for Israel among Democrats has remained constant since before the Obama presidency, even in the year of the Iran deal

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Marco Rubio is Trying to Beat Donald Trump the Way Netanyahu Won His Last Election

The Israeli prime minister also needed to consolidate a divided conservative field to beat a challenger. His unorthodox strategy succeeded, and it looks like Marco Rubio has taken note.

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Why is Sanders Taking Foreign Policy Advice from Someone Who Suggested Israel—Not Assad—Gassed Syrians?

The Democratic presidential hopeful set out to assuage doubts about his foreign policy expertise. Instead, he may have reinforced them.

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power Slams Its Bias Against Israel

‘The only country in the world with a standing agenda item at the Human Rights Council is not North Korea, a totalitarian state that is currently holding an estimated 100,000 people in gulags; not Syria, which has gassed its people – lots of them. It is Israel.’

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Oxford’s Labour Club Co-Chair Resigns, Citing Anti-Semitism on the Campus Left

In his resignation statement, Alex Chalmers wrote: ‘A large proportion of both OULC and the student left in Oxford more generally have some kind of problem with Jews’

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The Nevada Democratic Caucuses Are Scheduled for Shabbat, Which Could Disenfranchise Many Jewish Voters

Nevada is home to over 76,000 Jews, many of them observant. Yet the state’s upcoming Democratic caucuses are scheduled on Shabbat even as viable alternative times are available.

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Watch Hillary Clinton’s Revealing Answer to a Rabbi’s Question About Humility

The presidential frontrunner was asked an unusually personal question by a rabbi in the audience during Wednesday’s Democratic town hall

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Watch Marco Rubio Attempt To Wish Iowa’s Jews ‘Gut Shabbos’

After he was cornered by a yarmulke salesman before the state caucuses, the Florida senator gamely grappled with a Yiddish greeting

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What Justin Trudeau Did—and Did Not—Include in His Holocaust Remembrance Statement

By omitting Jews from the story of the Holocaust, the Canadian prime minister fell for the false choice between depicting the tragedy as either a universal warning against prejudice or a particular one against anti-Semitism

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Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands from the Nazis, Gets His Own Movie

‘Persona Non Grata,’ a feature-length biopic about the Holocaust hero, premieres next week

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Bernie Sanders’s New Ad Features Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘America’

A nostalgic paean to a past America, Sanders’s new ad embodies the attraction and limits of his campaign, and is unlikely to draw the voters he needs to defeat Hillary Clinton

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National LGBTQ Task Force Reinvites Jewish and Israeli Groups To Conference

Rep. Jared Polis and Roberta Kaplan—the lawyer who invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act—headlined the progressive protest against the ejection of Israel’s premier gay rights organization from a major LGBTQ conference

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The Powerball Feel-Good Story That Wasn’t

An Orthodox Jewish health care magnate bought over 15,000 tickets for employees and residents at his nursing homes. The media, taken in by a hoax, wrongly reported that one of them won.

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American Historical Association Decisively Rejects Anti-Israel Resolution, 111-51

Last year, several anti-Israel resolutions were shelved by a similarly wide margin

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‘Marco Rubio Is Owned by Jews! Jews and Freemasons!’

Watch an anti-Semitic heckler get shut down at a Marco Rubio rally

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Jewish Chief Justice of Massachusetts Supreme Court Vows to Protect Muslim Rights

Drawing on the Jewish experience of religious persecution, Ralph Gants assured the largest mosque in New England that ‘you do not stand alone’

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Watch the Knesset Argue Over Which Party Was First to Elect a Gay Member

A scene that could only happen on the floor of Israel’s parliament

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Israel’s ‘Wedding of Hate’ Should Shock, But Not Surprise

Read Tablet’s 2011 exposé on the hilltop youth movement that spawned Israel’s radical right wedding

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Cornell Discourages Menorahs as Holiday Displays but Permits Christmas Trees

The university’s guidelines claim that the restrictions reflect the school’s ‘commitment to diversity and inclusiveness’

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Honoring Terrorists: A Tale of Two Celebrations

What we can learn about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from how each side’s extremists valorize violence—and how their leaders respond

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After 70 Years, the United Nations Recognizes Yom Kippur as an Official Holiday

One of America’s most prominent anti-Israel activists claimed that recognizing the Jewish holiday would ‘increase global anti-Jewish sentiment’

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Trump Supporter Flashes Nazi Salute at Rally in Las Vegas, Shouts ‘Sieg Hiel’

The toxic nexus of anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim hatred captured in a single moment

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Someone Asked the Internet If Jews Have Trash Cans

This is how crazy myths about Jews get started in the digital age

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Fighting Trump’s Islamophobia Is Not a Partisan Issue

And Democrats shouldn’t try to make it one. Here’s why.

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Amnesty International Sponsors Speaker Who Celebrated 9/11, Denied Holocaust, Vilified Gays and Jews

The sponsorship of activist Dyab Abou Jahjah is part of an increasingly disturbing pattern for the erstwhile humanitarian organization

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Watch Alan Dershowitz Debate a Prominent Human Rights Activist on BDS, and Win

At Oxford University, the Harvard law professor bested Britain’s Peter Tatchell by emphasizing the Israel boycott movement’s opposition to the Jewish state’s very existence

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