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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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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Iran Builds Replica of the Dome of the Rock, Then Simulates Capturing It

Unhinged anti-Israel demonstration or the best bar mitzvah theme ever?

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Swedish Jewish Community Shuts Down As Country Goes on High Alert

On Wednesday, Jewish communities in three cities—Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö—shuttered synagogues and suspended activities as authorities hunted for terror suspect

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Official Iranian and Palestinian Media Claim Israel Orchestrated Paris Attacks

In the wake of the horrific attacks, anti-Jewish bigotry bubbles to the surface

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Students for Justice in Palestine Blame High CUNY Tuition on ‘Zionist Administration’

The statement was signed by every chapter of the Palestinian activist group in the CUNY system

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European Union Issues Guidelines for Labeling Settlement Products

The long-awaited action was condemned as discriminatory by critics because the EU does not similarly label products from other occupied territories around the world

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Listen to an Exclusive Maccabeats Single From Their Upcoming Hanukkah Album

It’s bluegrass meets the Festival of Lights

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Netanyahu Needs To Stop Making Unforced Errors

In an unbalanced playing field, Israel’s Prime Minister can ill afford to continue provoking unnecessary scandals

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Pope Francis: Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

On the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Pontiff joined President Obama and other world leaders in calling out those who deny Israel’s right to exist

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J.K. Rowling and Other British Luminaries Denounce Cultural Boycott of Israel

A star-studded group published a letter in The Guardian calling for ‘open dialogue’ to bridge Israeli-Palestinian divide

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Who Will Be the Next President of Yeshiva University?

Modern Orthodoxy is at a crossroads. The person chosen to lead its flagship institution will reflect the movement’s direction.

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Why is Amnesty International Sponsoring a U.S. Tour for a Palestinian Promoter of the Blood Libel?

Bassem Tamimi has addressed American third graders on Israel and Palestine. He also shares anti-Semitic propaganda on social media.

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