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‘When You See How It Works for Donald Trump, Do You Ever Think to Yourself, ‘Oh, Maybe I Should Be More Racist?”

Zach Galifianakis’s interview with Hillary Clinton, which was ‘sponsored’ by Trump, is required viewing

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New England Prep

Live from New Haven, we talk politics with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and WNPR host Colin McEnroe, plus AEPi’s party foul

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Meet Joel Sollender, the Jewish Prisoner of the Nazis Taking It to Donald Trump in Hillary’s Latest Ad

Trump has said soldiers who are captured are not war heroes. This 91-year-old veteran begs to differ.

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A Neoconservative, Generational Rift and a Tale of Two Worsts

Former ‘Commentary’ editor Norman Podhoretz recently said he would ‘not bet [his] life on anything about Trump,’ but has even less regard for Clinton. His son, John, wants to convince him otherwise.

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The Five Best Explanations for Why Donald Trump Wore a Jewish Prayer Shawl at a Church Event on Saturday

We leave the gentiles alone for just one day and stuff like this happens

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Why a Vote for Trump Is a Vote for Mainstreaming Anti-Semites

Like his father before him, Donald Trump, Jr. recently retweeted an anti-Semite. Neither of them hate Jews; the problem is that their campaign is dependent on a rabid support base that does.

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In Mexico, a Flailing President and a Bully Put on a Subdued Show

Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed Donald Trump to a country whose citizens despise the American candidate

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Remembering My Father, a Lifelong Republican, in the Age of Trump

A daughter recalls the conversations she had with her late father, and wonders if he would have aligned with Trump’s nasty campaign

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Where’s the Hate? Here, There, Everywhere.

In a time of heightened racial and geographical tension, take a look at SPLC’s ‘hate map,’ which shows where organized bigotry occurs in the U.S. right now

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Streisand: Man After Man in Hollywood Told Me I Couldn’t Make ‘Yentl’

A lesson from Streisand about making it on her own—despite sexism—is a lesson in why she supports Hillary Clinton

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New Poll of Jewish Voters in Florida Finds Trump Losing to Clinton by a Whopping 43 Points

Most Jews traditionally vote Democratic, but these results suggest Trump may lose the voting segment by even greater margins than past Republican candidates

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Trump Sets Up Shop in Israel

There are an estimated 400,000 registered American voters in Israel, and Trump is likely to win a majority of them—especially in the West Bank

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Will Donald Trump’s Data-Analytics Company Allow Russia to Access Research on U.S. Citizens?

Tracing the suspicious-looking, and messy, ties between a Ukrainian oligarch, an elections-information firm, and the GOP candidate’s former campaign manager

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Trump’s Stance on Immigration as Hazy as Ever, but It May Be Softening

Two reports about Trump’s meeting with Hispanic leaders over the weekend signal that the Republican presidential candidate may soon clarify his stance on deporting illegal immigrants

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What a Dystopian Sinclair Lewis Novel Can Teach Us About the Specter of a Trump Presidency

Depictions of Jews in Lewis’s 1936 novel ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ are central to the book’s fascist premise. But these parallels extend well beyond one partiular group of people.

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Sometimes Your Words Just Hypnotize Me

Donald Trump’s ability to dominate his supporters into a frenzy is reminiscent of a magician from a Thomas Mann story who reduces his audiences into a mindless mob

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Trump Hires ‘Sinister’ Media Honcho to Head Campaign

Stephen Bannon, the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, which published the ‘Renedage Jew’ story, will try to bring Trump’s campaign back from the brink

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West of Eden: Trump, Race, and Jewish Republicans

What Californians Roger Simon and David Horowitz see in the GOP nominee—and how it reflects deeper veins of Jewish assimilation in America

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Why Trump Sent an Adviser to Israel—and Why it Probably Won’t Matter for the Election

The Republican candidate is performing so poorly in the polls that his belated Israel outreach isn’t likely to have much of an impact

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Julian Assange Implies Jewish DNC Staffer Seth Rich Was Murdered for Leaking to Wikileaks

The Wikileaks founder’s conspiracy theorizing was quickly picked up by a top Trump adviser, demonstrating the nexus between elements on the far-left and far-right

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How Jon Stewart’s Culture of Ridicule Left America Unprepared for Donald Trump

The right deserves its share of the blame and more for the rise of Trump. But certain icons on the left lowered our cultural defenses and also helped make him possible.

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The Mystery of Trump, Partially Explained

Reaping the withered crop from journalism’s long drought

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What Kind of Jew, Christian, or Muslim Sacrifices ‘Nothing’?

Why Khizr Khan’s DNC speech has been so devastating for Donald Trump

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John McCain: You Know Nothing, Donald Trump

‘While our Party has bestowed upon [Trump] the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us’

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Clinton Showcases the Seeds for Success and the Potential for Failure

In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton laid the foundation for a broad-based presidential coalition. But she also risked trying to be all things to all people, and coming across as lacking core convictions.

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How President Obama Stole the Republican Party’s Greatest Hits and Retook the American Center

During Wednesday’s DNC, the Democrats systematically appropriated traditional GOP strengths, from religion to national security, that Donald Trump had jettisoned

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Get Your (Scape)goat

This week on Unorthodox, rabbinic student Deena Gottlieb and Muslim writer and commentator Arsalan Iftikhar

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In the Face of Hecklers, Bernie Sanders Takes a Stand for Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator did everything in his power to unify the party behind its nominee—and against Donald Trump. Will it be enough?

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Trump Adviser Retweets Anti-Semitic Remark, Calls It a ‘Mistake’

It seems Michael Flynn, once considered a vice presidential candidate, is still learning how to use Twitter

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