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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Meet Jeremy Corbyn, the New Leader of Britain’s Labour Party

He donated to a Holocaust denier, likened U.S. military actions to ISIS, and invited 9/11 truthers and advocates of the blood libel to parliament

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Dartmouth Reschedules Rosh Hashanah Classes—on Shabbat

Is the Ivy League school’s myopic decision reflective of a broader need for more careful accommodations for Jewish students on campus?

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Yeshiva University President Richard Joel to Step Down in 2018

A search will commence to replace the first non-rabbi to serve in the school’s top job

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10 American Rabbis You Haven’t Heard Of, But Should

You might not know their names, but their influence is felt in every denomination, in every corner of the country

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Pennsylvania State Senator Protests Legislature’s Plan to Meet on Rosh Hashanah

Progressive lawmaker Daylin Leach asks whether body would meet on Christmas

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34th Senator Backs Iran Deal, Ensuring its Passage

Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski pushes deal over the finish line

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As Two Key Senators Come Out in Favor, Iran Deal is Essentially a Done Deal

Democrats Bob Casey and Chris Coons offer cautious backing to accord

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Hillary Clinton’s Gefilte Fish Email, Explained

That time gefilte fish threatened the U.S.-Israel alliance

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In Surprise Twist, ‘Cool Off’ Showers at Auschwitz Cause Offense

Museum’s effort to combat Poland’s heat is not appreciated by all patrons

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Dartmouth Students Protest for Kosher Food

Petition garners over 500 signatures in first week

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Jewish Kids Come to the Aid of SpongeBob Squarepants, Ace Jimmy Kimmel’s Social Experiment

‘It’s important to assist people in need whenever you can,’ said the comedian. ‘We don’t see it often enough.’

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Reporter Recounts Hamas’ Ruthless Tactics During 2014 Gaza War

On-the-ground dispatch details how Gaza’s military forces deliberately endangered their own civilians by using them as ‘living shields’

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Tel Aviv University’s Egyptian Valedictorian: ‘We Must Always Question Our Assumptions’

Haisam Hassanein grew up surrounded by anti-Israeli stereotypes but found a very different reality when he experienced the country for himself

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Why the Anti-Defamation League’s Opposition to the Iran Deal Matters

The organization’s new director, Jonathan Greenblatt, shows he can use his experience of working in the Obama Administration as an asset—without being beholden to his former employers

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Taking the Low Road: The White House’s Scorched Earth Sell of the Iran Deal

The administration’s rhetorical offensive—which owes more to Karl Rove than the promised politics of hope—is needlessly dividing its supporters

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Chuck Schumer Comes Out Against Iran Deal

‘To me, the very real risk that Iran will not moderate and will, instead, use the agreement to pursue its nefarious goals, is too great’

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Watch Orthodox Rabbi Benny Lau’s Powerful Denunciation of Homophobia Justified in the Name of God

‘We must free the Torah of Israel from the handcuffs that she has been bound in by people of darkness’

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Jerusalem’s Chief Rabbi Visits Victim of Gay Pride Parade Stabbing

‘The person that committed this sinful act is a criminal in every way, and his intention to kill Jews is something which is terrifying’

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Jerusalem To Fund Non-Orthodox Institutions for the First Time

The city’s move marks the latest crack in Israel’s Orthodox monopoly

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David Cameron Goes on Offensive Against Anti-Semitism

In counter-extremism address, the British Prime Minister flags anti-Jewish conspiracies as enabler of radicalization

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Knesset Rejects Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill, 96-4

The only party to vote for it was the one that proposed it

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Watch Senator Ben Cardin Slam a C-SPAN Caller Who Accused Him of Dual Loyalty to Israel

‘I normally am pretty tolerant to people who ask questions, but I’m not to your assumption.’

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Jewish Teen Hospitalized After Anti-Semitic Attack in Paris

‘Take that, dirty Jew,’ one assailant reportedly said

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Why Hillary Clinton’s Anti-BDS Letter Matters

The presidential hopeful showed her support for Israel without repudiating any of Barack Obama’s policies

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In Historic Shift, India Abstains from United Nations Vote Condemning Israel

Move illustrates warming ties with Israel under Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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What We Can and Can’t Learn About Hillary from Her Emails About Israel

She politely praised an anti-Israel author while battling Israel boycotters

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Brookings Analysts Pan United Nations Report on Gaza War

‘The commission all but admits that it lacked the information to draw the conclusions it drew’

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James Horner, American-Jewish Film Composer of ‘Titanic,’ Dies

A plane carrying the 10-time Oscar nominee crashed in California on Monday

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Greek Holocaust Memorial Vandalized Two Weeks After Unveiling

Blue paint attack follows abortive attempt to prevent monument from being displayed

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