Armin Rosen is a staff writer for Tablet magazine.
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The New Journalism

When the media turns everything into Russiagate, anyone can be guilty

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On the Nats winning the World Series and the Sacred Vessels of Light that Broke at the Moment of Creation

Baseball is trivial in comparison to whatever Isaiah or Ezekiel were talking about and the stakes of even a very important sporting event are comfortingly low, in the larger sense. Except that baseball isn’t trivial, and the stakes are not low.

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Israeli Apartheid Week on a South African Campus

A dispatch from the front lines of the racially charged, vocal, violent, identitarian, anti-Zionist, anti-oppression, anti-Semitic, cultural touchstone battles over Jews, Israel, and the future of ethno-nationalist states

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The Koufax Curse

Jewish baseball stars for the Astros, Braves, and Dodgers all decide to play on Yom Kippur. They all lose.

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Will Three Jewish Baseball Stars Play on Yom Kippur?

Putting the Koufax Rule to the test

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Is Alex Bregman Having the Best Season Ever by a Jewish Baseball Player?

Paging Hank Greenberg, Shawn Green, and Ryan Braun

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A Night Ride With the Williamsburg Shomrim

As anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise, the community’s neighborhood watch steps up

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A Reporter From Hell

Some of the most brutal and powerful officials in Damascus apparently saw Nir Rosen as a useful instrument. The question is why—and for what?

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‘I Have a Plan to Fix It’

In her New York rally this week, Elizabeth Warren demonstrated what sets her campaign apart, and what she still needs to consider before next November

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More Jewish Blood Spilled in Crown Heights

A 63-year-old Jewish man was smashed in the face with a paving stone, knocking out his front teeth and breaking his nose

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Everybody Knows

As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal?

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Alex Bregman Vs. Joc Pederson Home Run Derby Showdown

Is the winner the greatest Jewish slugger of all time?

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Phish and Loathing in Bonnaroo

Jam bands, Post Malone, and other attempts at redemption at the nation’s most prominent music festival

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Inside Israel’s Crash-Landing on the Moon

All systems were go. Then the little craft that could went dark. What now for the future of privatized space conquest in the Middle East?

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Alpha Blondy Says ‘Thank You, Israel’

On tour in Holland, the reggae great talks about climbing Masada, seeing Mecca, and ‘the magic that music brings to the people’

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The Jews Make it to the Moon

But not without misfortunes

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Morton Klein and the Future of American Zionism

Some call him indispensable. To others, he’s an impediment to answering today’s challenges.

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Picketing Cape Town’s Jewish Groups in the Name of Palestinians

In South Africa, protests supposedly aimed at Israel target the country’s Jewish institutions

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African. Hebrew. Israelite.

The most successful African-American utopian separatist project in history is located in a desert town in Israel

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As Its Conflict With Pakistan Heats Up, India Looks to Israel for Arms, Tactics

The recent Indian strike in Kashmir is a page right out of the Israeli playbook—and arsenal

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How Influential Is AIPAC? Less Than Beer Sellers, Public Accountants, and Toyota

A list of lobbies and their spending may surprise Congresswoman Omar and her supporters

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After Long Delay Trump Administration Appoints Envoy to Fight Anti-Semitism

After the job sat unfilled for 21 months, the White House’s new pick for envoy to combat anti-Semitism steps into the role with a unique background and a very big task ahead of him

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Fun in the Sun With the Israeli-American Lobby

Israeli-Americans, once shunned by the homeland and marginal in domestic politics, are becoming more influential and injecting new optimism into the often dour world of American-Jewish political organizations

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Future War on Parade in Yemen

The nonstate Houthis used an Iranian-model drone to attack the Yemeni military’s top brass in a preview of how the next wars in the Middle East will be fought

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Anti-BDS Bill Battles Up Senate Hill

The delay of a proposed vote on an anti-BDS bill sparks rumors of a rift among Senate Democrats and dirty tricks from Republicans

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What Kind of Person Pays to See the Band Phish 150 Times?

We sent our intrepid reporter to the cult jam band’s New Year’s Eve concert at Madison Square Garden to find out

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CUNY’s Anti-Semitism Problem and the Campaign to Fire Michael Goldstein

Is a Kingsborough Community College professor a racist or a victim of ‘academic mobbing’?

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Judge Gives No Prison Time to Man Who Shouted About Killing Jews While Attacking Elderly Jewish Man

A New York judge concludes drug and alcohol problems are the real culprit in the case of a man ‘repeatedly bashing an 84-year-old man on the head with a fire extinguisher while shouting, “I’m going to kill you, you mother f—ng Jew!”’

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Philip Johnson Was Very Nazi

A new biography, ‘The Man in the Glass House,’ shows why it’s hard to ignore the authoritarian characteristics of some of the architect’s more celebrated work, and why the relationship between aesthetics and morality will forever be fraught

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