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What Fuels Trump-Supporting Twitter Trolls?

Examining the identity politics that drive Trump backers to harrass Jewish writers online

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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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The New American Isolationism Will Outlive Barack Obama

With Trump, Clinton, Sanders, or Cruz, the United States is likely to consolidate a risky retreat from the global stage

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Shabbat Dinner With a Trump Supporter

I experienced a wake-up call when I met my first Trump supporter, a person with whom I thought I could not identify

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A Match Made in Hoosier Heaven

Hothead Bobby Knight backs Donald Trump

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Free Agents

This week on Unorthodox, ‘The Bridge Ladies’ Author Betsy Lerner and CNN political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson

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Trump, Under Control, Delivers Foreign Policy Speech

The day after winning five primaries, the Republican frontrunner pivoted into the role of his party’s presumptive presidential nominee

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‘Monstrous’

Even Charles Koch sees Trump’s plan to register Muslims in the U.S. for what it is

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Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Problem, and Ours

It’s ‘good Jew’ vs. ‘bad Jew’ in the hyper-politicized moral arena of American Jewry and Zionism

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When Trump ‘Screwed’ Gaddafi

In 2009, the Libyan ruler searched for a place to pitch his tent near New York City. Enter Donald Trump. And Shmuley Boteach.

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How is Donald Trump’s Campaign Affecting Schoolkids? Sorely.

A report from the Southern Poverty Law Center about the impact of today’s presidential campaigns on schoolchildren offers an alarming picture of fear and new kinds of bullying in America’s classrooms

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My Grandfather Is Voting For Donald Trump

I now question everything because my Deda—my hero who escaped the Soviet Union and would never believe that a man in power could keep his children safer than he could—has made an unfathomable choice

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The Soft Bigotry of Trump’s Explainers

As leader of the free world, the GOP candidate would be no better for his disaffected fans than Hamas has been for its so-called constituents—so, why do we fetishize the ‘white working-class voter’ and his opinions?

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A Living Nightmare

Comparing Donald Trump with Plato’s tyrannical man

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Trump Cuts Grandson’s Bris

Donald Trump reportedly campaigned in Wisconsin instead of attending the bris of his newborn grandson, Theodore. It didn’t pay off.

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Loathe Thy Brother

Are Donald Trump and Barack Obama two examples of the same American affliction?

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Who Are Donald Trump’s Major League Supporters?

One Trump endorser wants to make baseball American again

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My Trumped Up Jewish Fantasy, From A to Z

What would a rally look like, were Trump and his followers to reverse course entirely, and vow to perform only acts of lovingkindness?

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Fritz Kuhn’s Celebrity Apprentice

Donald Trump is not Hitler. He’s more like the leader of the German-American Bund.

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Are You Not Entertained?

Fresh off clarifying his statements about abortion, Trump’s big top campaign continues to devolve into the cesspool of political theater

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‘No To Donald Trump’

An editorial from ‘The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’ tells Republicans in Wisconsin to cast their votes far away from ‘clueless’ Donald Trump

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Artificial Ignoramus

Tay, Microsoft’s social media chat bot, quickly became a testing ground for Internet trolls who lassoed the program with weird and hateful messages

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On Torture, Trump Is Consistent

‘I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding’

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Ivanka Trump and Double Standards for Jewish Converts

Jewish converts are often unfairly scrutinized and face intense pressure to obey Orthodox observances. But they should be treated with open arms, just like Ivanka Trump.

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‘Trump Spoke. AIPAC Stood and Clapped.’

A must-read piece in ‘The Times of Israel’: Why the applause for demagogue Donald Trump at AIPAC made one rabbi’s Jewish American soul sick

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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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