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In Light of Rising Anti-Semitism, Rethinking Black-Jewish Relations

When we fight for a fairer and more just America, and we fight for it as proud Jews, we all win

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Naftali Bennett Makes a Stand

Israel’s defense minister showed politicians everywhere how to respond to racism in their ranks

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Coming to Jesus

How a shocking family discovery and some time spent at a hospice run by nuns led one Jewish man to reconsider Christ

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Get Out of My Bedroom, Andrew Cuomo!

In the name of ending the patriarchy, New York’s governor wants to make sure that women don’t drink too much while keeping a close watch over our sex lives

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Iran and America Are Suddenly Both Naked

By taking decisive action against Soleimani, Trump showed that Iran’s power is an illusion generated by D.C.’s willingness to look the other way

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The Prophet

Tragedy transformed Devorah Halberstam into New York City’s most outspoken expert on anti-Semitic crime. Are we listening?

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A Horrifying Machete Attack on Jews in Monsey

A generation of the children of Holocaust survivors are now parents and grandparents living in Monsey. Dark thoughts of where this violence might lead invades their imaginations.

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Sitting Ducks

New criminal-justice reforms combined with restrictive gun laws are making it impossible for Jews to be safe in New York

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Did a Supposedly Nazi Document Fool the Experts?

A cautionary lesson in how the ‘SS Rentabilitatsberechnung,’ a dramatic document of unknown provenance, entered the conventional wisdom about the Holocaust and may have provided ammunition to deniers

 

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Pride and Prejudice at Fieldston

An elite New York private school, founded by Jews, is rocked by allegations of systemic anti-Semitism

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Jewish Blood on the Streets of Jersey City 

The targeted killing of two Jews in a kosher supermarket is only the latest incident in a slow-motion pogrom. And it could have been a lot worse.

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The Real Dangers to Jews

Twitter-fueled partisan insanity is preventing society from keeping Jews safe—at exactly the moment it’s most needed

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Hate Knocks on the Door

What to do when your synagogue is vandalized?

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Tucker Carlson’s New Crush

The Fox News host goes full anti-Semite in his latest rant, a love letter to Henry Ford

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Red Yellow Journalism

When it comes to covering Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism, mainstream outlets are having a hard time telling the truth

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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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