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Putin to European Jews: Come to Mother Russia!

When members of the European Jewish Congress shared their concerns about heightened anti-Semitism at home, the Russian president invited them to ‘return’

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Understanding Syria: Whose Side Are We on, Anyway?

It helps to look at this map

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The Middle East Has Fractured. Is Europe Next? A Tablet Roundtable Discussion.

Elliott Abrams, Paul Berman, Robert Blecher, Hanin Ghaddar, Edward Luttwak, Lee Smith, Nathan Thrall, and Robert F. Worth on Syria and Iran, Hezbollah and the Islamic State, France and Russia, Obama and Netanyahu, Jihad and Cold War, and the future of the West

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The Death of Glucksmann

Remembering the French intellectual, a man of influential ideas

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Why Donald Trump Is the King of American Loser-dom

Win here, win there, win win everywhere: Why America is all about #epicwinning, but is still a #loser

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Why Is Elton John’s Career Winding Down? The Russian Orthodox Church Has the Answer.

It’s not age but his sexuality, the Archpriest reportedly said, and the marginalizing connection is depressingly familiar

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Putin’s Syria Gambit Aims at Something Bigger Than Syria

What is Russia up to in the Middle East?

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Let the Palestinians Have Their State

It’s time for Israel to disengage from the disastrous and murderous Palestinian Authority, no matter how high the cost

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Putin’s Great Crime: He Defends His Allies and Attacks His Enemies

Cohen the Israeli spy? He’s on the phone to Nikolai Patrushev, Putin’s national security adviser, because that’s how grown-ups do business.

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A Chief Rabbi of Russia Supports Those Who Hang Gays

Adolf Shayevich speaks his mind in recent interview in Snob magazine

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The Marathon Bombers Were Clear About Their Motives. Why Is Masha Gessen Confused?

In ‘The Brothers,’ her new book about the Boston attacks, the Russian émigré writer empathizes with fellow displaced people

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Putin Takes Credit For Defeating Fascism. LOL

George Orwell would wince at the Russian leader’s gross distortions of history

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One Night in Odessa

Taking sides at home in the ongoing fight for sovereignty in Ukraine

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The Buried Jewish Past of Boris Nemtsov

The murdered opposition leader represented the dilemmas of the Jewish politician in Putin’s Russia

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Boris Nemtsov, Murdered in the Shadow of the Kremlin

Russian liberals see the late opposition leader as a martyr, but he was also a player in the post-Soviet power grab that is still unfolding

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Putin Makes Peace, but Not Before His Minions Try To Kill Jewish Poet Boris Khersonsky

As the Russian leader tightens his grip on the region, who will be the last to flee the fighting?

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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible in Putin’s Russia

The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?

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Right-Wing Ukrainian Leader Is (Surprise) Jewish, and (Real Surprise) Proud of It

A Q&A with the Right Sector Parliamentarian Borislav Bereza

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Why the Teenage Girls of Europe Are Joining ISIS

Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose

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A Requiem for Russia’s Last Great Dissident, Valeriya Novodvorskaya

She was an enforcer of liberal morality in the face of cultish leader worship in the former Soviet Union. Who can take up her mantle?

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David Bezmozgis’ Brilliant Alt-History of an Adulterous Sharansky Who Never Was

New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry

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Jewish Voices From the Front Lines of Donetsk

Letters from the besieged city in Ukraine, from which Jews are making plans to flee civil unrest and political turmoil

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Russian Jewish American Lit Goes Boom!

New novels in English by Soviet émigrés navigate the line between immigrant memoir and true fiction

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Soccer, Like Politics, Is About Corruption, Incompetence, and Obsessing With the Jews

Ravaged by allegations of widespread corruption, FIFA—world soccer’s controlling body—focuses on Israel

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Prince Charles Likens Putin to Hitler

Compares Russian leader’s annexation of Crimea to Nazi invasion of Poland

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The Head of the Jewish Community of Ukraine Speaks Out Against Putin

Soviet dissident and Freedom Prize winner Josef Zissels becomes a Ukrainian Jew

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Germans Shun Comparisons Between Hitler and Putin. What Are They Avoiding?

The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy

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Putin Warned of Fascism in Ukraine, But a Look Across Europe Suggests He’s to Blame

A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door

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Russia’s Chief Rabbi Criticizes Ukrainian Jews

Attacks Jewish leadership for condemning Putin’s actions in Crimea

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Russia’s Chief Rabbi Cheers Crimea Annexation

Berel Lazar, who has close ties with Putin, seen in audience at Kremlin event

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