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The Closing of the American Jewish Mind

A shul reconsiders an invitation to give a talk on politics, based on a perception of the speaker’s political affiliations—and healthy dialogue takes yet another blow

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Liel, Liel, Liel

What my fellow Tablet writer gets wrong about privilege—and liberalism

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Liberals, Don’t Check Your Privilege

In the wake of a Princeton student’s controversial essay, progressives shouldn’t inhibit speech or reject real diversity

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What My Nanny Left Me

How did a Jewish boy from New Jersey end up speaking with a Jamaican accent? It’s an enduring inheritance from a woman who raised me.

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Number Theory

Elon Lindenstrauss, the first Israeli to win a Fields Medal in mathematics, brought home a prize that marks Jewish achievement in the field

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Heretic

Despite the complicated history of Jewish defectors, the Jewish right has embraced Muslim apostates like Nonie Darwish, an Egyptian-born Christian convert who voices anti-Islamic rhetoric

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Sundown: Brazil, Argentina Recognize Palestine

Plus sharks from Mossad! and more

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