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Trump Tells Americans They Have Much To Fear Beyond Fear Itself

In painting America as barren and embattled, Trump broke from conservative orthodoxy—and reality—while flashing glimmers of greater political prowess

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Ted Cruz Publicly Refuses to Endorse Donald Trump, Throwing Republican Convention into Chaos

In an unprecedented moment in American politics, Cruz told delegates to ‘vote your conscience’ without naming his party’s nominee

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In World’s Least Surprising Twist, David Duke Blames Melania Trump’s Plagiarism on the Jews

‘I would bet a gefilte fish that this was sabotage’ is a thing the white supremacist actually said

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Chat Room of RNC Live Stream Becomes a Playground for Anti-Semitics

When the former governor of Hawaii talked about Jewish stuff, faceless Internet trolls filled a YouTube chat room with hate

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Weimar Germany and Donald Trump

How traditional and radical conservatives come to speak a common political language—that ultimately benefits the extremists

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Some Advice for Clueless Newt, Who Wants to Catch ‘Em All

Newt Gingrich said he wants to deport every Muslim in America if they believe in Sharia. To test for this, he should consider using Pokémon Go, a sure-fire religious persecution trap.

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The Jewish Community Owes Rabbi Haskel Lookstein an Apology

The general ignorance, assumption of worst motives, and vitriol that greeted Lookstein’s abortive decision to speak at the RNC sounded more like Trump than his opposition

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All Eyes on Cleveland

What to expect at the Republican National Convention, where Tablet’s Yair Rosenberg will be reporting live

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Rabbi Haskel Lookstein Will No Longer Speak at RNC; Emails Planned Invocation to ‘Ramaz Family’

The prominent Modern Orthodox leader and school principal cited not waiting to get involved in ‘divisive’ politics

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RNC Begs Adelson for Bucks—6 Million of Them

Citing Donald Trump’s presumptive nomination, a number of companies and wealthy individuals have reneged on their contributions to the convention, Politico reported

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Trump’s Jews

The Republican presidential candidate has Jewish family members and friends. Here’s who they are.

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Trump’s Convention Rabbi

Haskel Lookstein—the Modern Orthodox rabbi who oversaw Ivanka Trump’s conversion to Judaism—will deliver an invocation at the Republican National Convention. Some of his students are not happy about it

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Trump Pledged to Donate in Support of Israeli Soldiers, But He Never Paid Up

In 2007, Trump promised money to Friends of the IDF. Turns out, someone else picked up his tab

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How the Republican and Democratic Platforms Differ on Israel

Contrasting platform language about BDS, Palestinian statehood, and ‘occupation’ presents a picture of two parties drifting apart on matters relating to the Jewish state

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RBG Doesn’t Even Want To Think About a Trump Presidency

In a rare interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflected on her career, denounced Citizens United, and voiced support for Merrick Garland

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Jared Kushner, Shanda

How the scion of one tri-state crime family married into another, in a story equal parts ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Game of Thrones.’

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Time to Step Up and Show Dad the Difference Between Right and Wrong

Jared Kushner came to the defense of his father-in-law, Donald Trump, after the presidential hopeful posted an anti-Semitic tweet bashing Hillary Clinton. One wonders when Kusher, an Orthodox Jew, will get the memo.

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Trump Praised Saddam Hussein for Killing Terrorists. In Reality, the Iraqi Dictator Paid Them Lavishly for Killing Jews.

Hussein funded terrorism against Israelis and rocketed the country’s cities during the Gulf War

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Trump’s Twitter War Against Clinton Turns Anti-Semitic, Surprising Nobody

Trump tweeted an image of Hillary Clinton that branded her as a ‘crook,’ but this instance of mug-slinging came complete with a Jewish Star and piles of hundos

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Meet the Austin-Based Digital Strategist Who Helped Bibi Get Reelected, and Now Works for Trump

Vincent Harris aided Likud’s online presence in the stunning March 2015 vote. Can he work his magic for Trump, too?

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Ban All Muslims, Ban Some Muslims, Ban Those Muslims, Whatever, Man

What exactly is Trump’s stance on immigration now?

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Trump Needs Adelson’s Fortune More Than Ever

As intra-party support for Trump dwindles, the cash-strapped presidential hopeful looks to one of Israel’s greatest proponents for financial support

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Washington Got You Down? Time To Find the Leader Within.

In this week’s Torah portion, sage words of advice for the Trump-stricken GOP and sit-in Democrats alike

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Nigel Farage, UKIP’s Trumpian Leader, Wants His Country Back

As the Brexit vote nears, an increasingly xenophobic, anti-immigrant discourse has emerged

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Is Jared Kushner Helping to Refine His Father-in-law’s Social Media Presence?

After Corey Lewandowski’s ousting, details have emerged about who does what in Trumpworld

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Dave Rubin, the Voice of Liberals Who Were Mugged by Progressives

The comedian and YouTube interview-show host still makes room for debate

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A Year of Political Monstrosity

It’s been one year since Donald Trump announced his presidential bid, a prospect that grows ever scarier as the demagogue inches closer to the White House

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Just the Two of Us

This week on Unorthodox: Architect Duo Dickinson, a cradle Episcopalian, brings secular sacraments, and a 7-year-old tells us what she thinks of Donald Trump

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