Jill Kargman’s account of anti-Semitic bullying at her son’s school echoes the tale told in one of the first American novels to confront the prejudice against Jews in ‘respectable” society.’

The trial reveals a Manafort instrumental in creating the very “swamp” that his candidate Donald Trump vowed to clean up.

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Lullabies and Blood Libels

There was only one problem with the Episcopal Bishop’s shocking first-hand testimony about human rights abuses she witnessed in Israel—she never actually witnessed it.

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Why Israel Needs the Nation State Law

A demonstration in Tel Aviv sheds light on the nation’s shifting politics

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 An Israeli Ambassador Makes History in the Caribbean

Israel’s consul general in New York, Ambassador Dani Dayan, explores Jewish history in his travels from Zhashkov to St. Thomas, and reflects on the obligations that unite the world’s Jews.

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Back to Nature

A rural retreat taught me lessons about city life that Jewish sages taught centuries ago

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A Torah’s Journey From New York to Madrid

As an American congregation closes, a new Reform congregation in Spain gains new life

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No Broken Glass

As a rabbi, I didn’t want Jewish rituals in my daughter’s interfaith wedding

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Israel’s Top Military Strategist Talks War and Peace

Yaakov Amidror believes Israeli muscle has left the Jewish state with only ‘1 1/2’ security problems: Iran and Hezbollah. But that doesn’t mean the next conflict won’t be ‘a very, very nasty war.’

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Our Gloria Steinem Problem

In the second of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ a little girl lost joins the party

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Betty Friedan and SCUM

In the first of four excerpts from Phyllis Chesler’s ‘A Politically Incorrect Feminist,’ the unholy feminist civil wars

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Rav Kook’s Pre-Zionist Spiritual Diary

An important new publication, from manuscript, of first chief rabbi and leading thinker of religious Zionism Abraham Isaac Kook’s hitherto nearly unknown 1890’s spiritual diary reveals a man working out the tensions in his nascent theology

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: Edith Wharton

There’s a barbarian at every gate

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Call Us by Your Name

Ep. 146: Novelist André Aciman on life after his much-discussed film adaptation, and journalist Kevin Begos on why we should be drinking ancient Israeli wine