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 and Facebook.
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Why Being Pro-Israel and Backing Donald Trump Are Mutually Exclusive Positions

What is bad for the United States is bad for the Jewish state, which depends on America’s global leadership for its physical and diplomatic security

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Trump Campaign Selects White Supremacist and Anti-Semite as California Delegate

When called out, the campaign blamed the appointment of William Johnson on a “database error”

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Labour Officials Suspended After Claiming Jews Were Behind African Slave Trade, Israel Behind ISIS

The party’s burgeoning anti-Semitism scandal was blamed for its poor showing in several constituencies in the UK elections

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It’s Time for Bernie Sanders to Drop Out of the Race

Under normal circumstances, Sanders would be entirely justified in taking his campaign to the convention. But these are not normal circumstances and Trump is not a normal opponent.

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Labour Party Suspends Three More Officials for Anti-Semitism

The politicians in question claimed the Rothschilds controlled Britain, that Israel was behind ISIS, and that the Jewish state perpetrated the Sandy Hook massacre

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The Anti-Semitism Scandal Engulfing the Labour Party Was Entirely Predictable

The suspension of two prominent Labour officials this week over anti-Jewish prejudice is the ugly culmination of long-festering trends

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At Public Event, Harvard Law Student Asks Tzipi Livni: ‘How Is It That You Are So Smelly?’

After the incident was forcefully condemned by student leaders and Harvard Law School’s dean, the questioner apologized

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Stanford Professor Recommends Anti-Semitic Website to Readers, Then Kind of Takes it Back

David Palumbo-Liu directed Salon.com readers to If Americans Knew, an organization that has been denounced as anti-Semitic by both pro-Israel and anti-Israel groups

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Bernie Sanders Was Asked an Anti-Semitic Question. Here’s How He Should Have Answered.

When confronted on Saturday with the claim that Jews control the Federal Reserve, Wall Street, and every political campaign, Sanders did not quite rise to the occasion.

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An Unforgettable Video History of Jewish Political Pandering

It’s uncertain whether Ted Cruz’s matzo-making will earn him votes, but it sure does make us laugh. Which other politicians make our list?

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Stanford Student Senator: Saying ‘Jews Control the Media, Economy, Government’ is ‘Not Anti-Semitism’

Unlike recent anti-Semitic incidents at Oberlin and Vassar, the remarks were forcefully condemned by other student leaders

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Sanders Inflated the Gaza Death Toll, But It’s Not Because He’s Anti-Israel

Contrary to the fulminations of the radical anti-Zionist left and hawkish pro-Israel right, Sanders’s mistake had nothing to do with his being anti-Israel, and everything to do with his not knowing much about foreign policy

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Yair Lapid Condemns Attacks Against Non-Orthodox Jews in the Knesset: ‘This is Judaism?’

‘If people continue to stand at this podium and try to push Reform and Conservative Jews out of the people of Israel, we will lose the majority of the Jewish world’

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Watch Senator Cory Booker Party on Purim at Oxford’s Chabad in the Early ’90s

As a Rhodes Scholar, Booker, the Senate’s most Jewish non-Jew, was captured on tape celebrating the Jewish holiday at the campus’s Chabad House.

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Trump’s Transformation at AIPAC Should Scare You

By reading a speech off a teleprompter for the first time, and replacing his ugliest antics with an unremarkable oration, Donald Trump became a politician capable of winning an election

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Let’s Play AIPAC Bingo!

From ‘unbreakable bond’ to ‘iron dome’ and ‘my friend, Bibi Netanyahu,’ Tablet’s AIPAC Bingo game will help you keep up with what’s rhetorically hot in Washington

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There’s a Very Simple Reason Bernie Sanders Isn’t at AIPAC and it Has Nothing to Do With Israel

A candidate who has deliberately not delivered a single speech devoted to foreign policy during his entire campaign was not about to start with Israel/Palestine.

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The Real Scandal at Oberlin Is Much Bigger Than One Professor’s Anti-Semitism

What does it say about Oberlin’s hiring processes that it picked a bigot–who claims Israel did 9/11 and created ISIS–to teach social justice writing courses to undergraduates?

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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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