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The New Journalism

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

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The Blindspot in Bernie Sanders’ Anti-Semitism Manifesto

Bernie has been America’s greatest truth-teller on economic inequality, so why can’t he be truthful about anti-Semitism?

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How Boomers Ruined American Judaism

And whether the damage can be undone

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Malley in Wonderland

How Obama’s ‘progressive’ foreign policy vision—to backpedal away from the Middle East, fast, while kicking our former allies in the region to the curb—became consensus in D.C.

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Imagined Communities: From ’60s Street Fights to Progressive Listservs

In our divided society, with few unifying assumptions among different groups, politics has abandoned concrete proposals for the vague spiritual ideals of an administrative ruling class

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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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The Chuppah Advantage

In an era of declining marriage, American Jews show surprising resilience. Why?

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The Perils of Forgetting

On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a historian shows how the ignorance and abuse of Holocaust history fuels the global resurgence of anti-Semitism

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When ‘Finance’ Becomes a Code Word for Jewish

The idea that there’s something wrong—and Jewish—about finance has a long, ugly history that’s been making a comeback and distracting from necessary reforms of the financial industry

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In Pittsburgh, Hard Questions Unsettle a Somber Commemoration

The community’s leaders wanted the ceremony commemorating the Tree of Life massacre to be free of politics and conflict. One rabbi, and many congregants, felt differently.

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A Year After Pittsburgh, Time for Action

Here’s what Americans, Jewish and non-Jewish alike, can do now that the period of mourning is over

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If Michael Doran Were on Wall Street, He’d Be a Billionaire

But being right in Washington has a price

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It’s Time to Lock Your Synagogue’s Doors

American Jews aren’t threatened by their synagogues turning into fortresses, they’re threatened by armed anti-Semites walking in through open doors

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Jews Could Swing the 2020 Election

And why that’s not a good thing

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The Nazis Are Coming

How the day neo-Nazis marched in America—and Anne Frank—made my Israel

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The Real Problem With Cancel Culture

It’s not about celebrities. It’s about us losing trust in each other.

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The Refugees at the Table

This High Holiday season, remembering how we all got here

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100,000 Little Stalinists

A new book examines ‘The Tyranny of Virtue’ on campus and in the wider woke culture

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Between Two Promised Lands

In his new book, ‘We Stand Divided,’ Daniel Gordis examines the deep roots of the growing rift between American and Israeli Jews

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Team Iran

How Iran makes war in the Middle East while turning U.S. foreign policy into an extension of partisan American politics

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Practical Awe

The High Holidays fall in the shadow of the first anniversary of the Tree of Life shooting. Here are four things you can do to make America more just in 5780.

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In Praise of Cancel Culture

How the drive to censor everything and everyone is bringing about a new renaissance

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Can a Friend’s Tweet Get You Deported?

A 17-year-old accepted to Harvard claims that U.S. officials denied his visa and deported him—before reversing that decision the day before the start of classes—based only on his friends’ social media posts

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The Listener on the Mat

Jennifer Pastiloff lost her faith when she was young, and rediscovered it by becoming one of Los Angeles’ most sought-after yoga teachers

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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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Ignore It at Your Peril

Just because Trump said it doesn’t mean it’s not true: The Democratic Party is becoming unsalvageable

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What Donald Trump Will Never Understand About Jews

Our loyalty to this country is precisely why we fight bigotry

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Donald Trump’s Iran Policy Rides Two Horses at Once

If the ‘maximum pressure’ campaign against Iran seems incompatible with Trump’s isolationist instincts and antiwar rhetoric, that’s because it is

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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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