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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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Obama’s Syria Policy Striptease

Why hasn’t the administration done anything about Syria, and won’t? Because the Iran Deal.

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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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Israel’s Next Female Prime Minister

Who could be the first woman to lead the Jewish state since Golda Meir? And why is it taking so long?

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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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Yuval Levin Isn’t Dumb

The new anti-government handbook ‘The Fractured Republic’ confuses a fantasized past for a utopian future

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A Tale of Two Daughters

Unexpectedly—and with great relief—Chelsea and Ivanka were not sized up together based upon their appearances. But their speeches could not have felt more different.

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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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What Is HIPPY?

At the DNC, former U.S. President Bill Clinton touted a preschool educational program created in Israel that Hillary brought to Arkansas during his time as Governor

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The Grandeur of Hillary Clinton: Untrustworthiness and Social Progress

Why the Democratic presidential nominee’s steadfast nonideological wonkiness is less about her, and more about us

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Bill Clinton Sports Hebrew Hillary Pin at Democratic National Convention

The pin was a gift from officials at the National Jewish Democratic Council, who never expected him to wear it

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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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What We Can Learn About a Hillary Clinton Presidency From the Experience of Women Rabbis

For one, not to underestimate the impact of her just getting there

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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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Where to, Bernie?

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was recently booed by House Democrats in the latest sign of his campaign’s impending doom. But Sanders has vowed to go on.

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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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Dems’ Fight Over Israel on Party Platform Appears To Be Over

A draft text of the Democratic party’s platform on Israel sets forth a ‘parallel acknowledgement of Israeli and Palestinian rights.’ But it doesn’t go as far as some would have liked.

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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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Michael Tolkin’s American Midrash

The Hollywood screenwriter and underappreciated novelist is ready for the end of the world

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Prospective Clinton VP Pick Blocks Anti-BDS Legislation

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is opposing a bipartisan effort to streamline the fight against economic warfare aimed at Israel

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No Matter Who Wins in November, the Jews Have Already Lost

No longer at home in either the Democratic or Republican parties, it’s time to acknowledge the end of an era

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Donald Trump Is Not Popular Among Conservatives at UPenn, His Alma Mater

One student group, Penn for Trump, disbanded before primary season, as campus conservatives struggle to find a candidate to support

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Hillary Clinton: On Feet of Clay

Why is she hated?

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Bernie and Hillary: Why Not Join Forces?

A ghostly lesson from the Socialist past for Sanders and the Democratic party

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The Ballad of Huma and Bad, Bad Anthony Weiner

‘Weiner’ is an intimate, unflinching documentary about the former congressman’s doomed 2013 mayoral run, and the people who stuck with him through his Trumpian circus act

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Two Old Jewish Socialists: Henry Roth Meets Bernie Sanders

What the novelist’s 1976 conversation tells us about the 2016 presidential campaign, the persistence of change, and the durability of political ideas

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On the Rocks

This week on Unorthodox, New York Times Magazine ‘Drink’ columnist Rosie Schaap brings booze, and writer Doug Henwood talks left-wing Hillary haters

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The Prophet and Trump

The unfathomable harbinger of doomsday? Or just a political blip?

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