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Can Bernie Sanders Fix America’s Broken Anti-Semitism Conversation?

The presidential trailblazer just took a historic first step toward national dialogue about anti-Semitism. But its success will depend on whether he’s willing to confront some hard choices.

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What To Expect From Chaim Bloom, The New Head of Baseball Operations for the Boston Red Sox

The former Tampa Bay Rays vice president is about to take over one of baseball’s biggest franchises

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Watch The Most Jewish Performance Ever on A TV Game Show

Let no one tell you a quality Jewish education doesn’t have practical applications

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#TeamGefilteFish

Why we’re rooting for the Tampa Bay Rays this baseball postseason—and you should too

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Netanyahu Didn’t Lose the Election on Election Night, and He Didn’t Just Win It Now

What on earth is going on in Israeli politics right now, explained

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Yair Lapid Wants to Teach Israelis to Understand American Jews. Will He Get the Chance?

The Israeli opposition leader has a very different vision for American and Israeli Jews than the current government

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The Truth About Bibi, Israel’s Very Dispensable Man

Why Netanyahu’s case for his reelection fails on its own terms

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How a Media Outlet Turned a Trump Appointee Who Mocked Alt-Right Anti-Semites Into an Anti-Semite

Leif Olson, a Trump labor official, sarcastically mocked the anti-Semitic critics of House Speaker Paul Ryan, and their conservative media enabler Breitbart. Bloomberg took those posts, selectively cropped them, missed the joke, and forced his resignation.

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How Trump Bullied Israel Into Punishing His Political Opponents, to the Jewish State’s Great Detriment

Last month, Netanyahu said Israel would allow Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib into the country. But after private pressure and public threats from Trump, he suddenly reversed course. The decision is disastrous for Israel, but great for the American president. And that’s the point.

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How Trump and the Far-Left Are Conspiring to Mainstream the Israel Boycott Movement

The House of Representatives voted 398-17 to condemn the BDS movement. But you wouldn’t know it from the president, who has repeatedly raised the profile of the Democratic anti-Israel fringe. This benefits BDS, which only dreams of such publicity, and harms Israel.

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Netanyahu Posted An Ad Mocking Rival Yair Lapid’s English. Awkwardly, The Ad Got Its English Wrong.

The ad claimed that the word “conundrum,” which Lapid used in a CNN interview, was not a real word. The dictionary, however, disagrees. The dispute matters more for Israel’s elections than you might think.

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The Five Factors That Could Change The Outcome of Israel’s New Elections

The Knesset just voted to re-run Israel’s election seven weeks after the last one. Here’s how it happened, and five things that could determine whether the result is the same–or dramatically different.

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Chaim Bloom’s Diamond Life

The senior VP of baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Rays explains how his team changed the way the game is played—and why he keeps a jar of gefilte fish in his office

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Deserves Dialogue, Not Just Denunciation

The Minnesota congresswoman has repeatedly voiced classical anti-Semitic tropes, and this is deserving of strong condemnation. But she has also voiced an exceedingly rare willingness to reconsider her presumptions and put herself in the shoes of Jews, and they should take her up on it.

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Why Naftali Bennett Decapitated the Settler Right and What It Means for Israel’s Future

How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival

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The New York Times Just Published an Unqualified Recommendation for an Insanely Anti-Semitic Book

The book, recommended by author Alice Walker, repeatedly cites the ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion,’ dubs the Talmud ‘among the most appallingly racist documents on the planet,’ and says Jews funded the Holocaust and control the KKK

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A Vandal Knocked Down This Menorah Near Harvard. A Pulitzer Prize Winner Put It Back Up.

‘Part of the power of this country is that we need each other at moments like this to do the thing that is right.’

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CNN Finds a Quarter of Europeans Are Anti-Semitic. But the Reality for Europe’s Jews Is Even Worse.

Widespread anti-Semitism in Europe has suppressed Jewish life, with many Jews afraid to identify themselves or their institutions as Jewish

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Amazon’s Algorithm Has an Anti-Semitism Problem

Its carefully curated search engine serves up anti-Semitism in response to reasonable queries. The problem reflects a wider issue in the world of tech.

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Republican Rep. Steve King Endorses Anti-Semitic Toronto Mayoral Candidate

Faith Goldy was fired from her Canadian conservative outlet after appearing on a podcast affiliated with the neo-Nazi Daily Stormer. She’d previously attended the Charlottesville rally. Today, a Republican politician glowingly endorsed her campaign for mayor.

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UMichigan Condemns Denial of Recommendations to Students Seeking Study in Israel

The university’s forceful response, with its nuanced defense of a speaker who compared Netanyahu to Hitler, shows how schools can uphold academic freedom while also confronting bigotry

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State Senate Candidate Was Arrested in 2011 on Suspicion of Criminal Use of Personal Information

Police reports describe Julia Salazar attempting to impersonate Kai Hernandez, a family friend and then-wife of baseball star Keith Hernandez

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No, Jeremy Corbyn Did Not Give a Speech at the Wedding of a Palestinian Holocaust Denier

How a media narrative miscast Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian envoy in Washington, as a Holocaust denier

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Listen: When John McCain Hilariously Announced He Was Converting to Judaism

In a 2012 roast to mark the retirement of his friend, Joe Lieberman, the Arizona senator wryly recounted all the Jewish practices he’d been dragged into by the Orthodox Jewish lawmaker, and aired his grievances about everything from salmon to Shabbat elevators

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Paul Ryan Discovers Jewish Roots, Experiences First Instance of Anti-Semitism, Courtesy of Ann Coulter

Coulter has long winked at anti-Semites. This week, she openly joined them.

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Next Time Bernie Sanders Is Asked About Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, He Should Raise Its Anti-Semitism Problem

The senator has experienced the very anti-Semitic attacks that have proliferated in Labour, and is perfectly positioned to call them out

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No, the ADL Is Not Soft on Left-Wing Anti-Semitism

It’s time to debunk this myth once and for all

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Dean Kremer, First Israeli in Major League Baseball, Traded to Orioles for Shortstop

With a fastball that touches 97 mph and stellar minor league numbers this year, Kremer is projected to make the majors

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What Progressives Should Learn From the Left-Wing Anti-Semite Challenging California’s State Assembly Speaker

Maria Estrada promotes Louis Farrakhan and attacked a Jewish politician over his religion. She also claims she’s just ‘anti-Zionist.’

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