The suspension of two prominent Labour officials this week over anti-Jewish prejudice is the ugly culmination of long-festering trends
By Yair Rosenberg · April 28, 2016
After the incident was forcefully condemned by student leaders and Harvard Law School’s dean, the questioner apologized
By Yair Rosenberg · April 20, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · April 12, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · April 10, 2016
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?
By Yair Rosenberg · April 8, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · April 7, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · April 6, 2016
‘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’
By Yair Rosenberg · March 29, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · March 23, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · March 20, 2016
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?
By Yair Rosenberg · March 15, 2016
A classmate has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the family of Force, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan
By Yair Rosenberg · March 9, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · March 7, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · March 3, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · February 29, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · February 26, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · February 24, 2016
‘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.’
By Yair Rosenberg · February 19, 2016
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’
By Yair Rosenberg · February 16, 2016
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.
By Yair Rosenberg · February 10, 2016
The presidential frontrunner was asked an unusually personal question by a rabbi in the audience during Wednesday’s Democratic town hall
By Yair Rosenberg · February 4, 2016
After he was cornered by a yarmulke salesman before the state caucuses, the Florida senator gamely grappled with a Yiddish greeting
By Yair Rosenberg · February 2, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · January 28, 2016
There is no punchline
By Yair Rosenberg · January 27, 2016
‘Persona Non Grata,’ a feature-length biopic about the Holocaust hero, premieres next week
By Yair Rosenberg · January 25, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · January 21, 2016
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
By Yair Rosenberg · January 19, 2016