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The Real Reason Americans Support Israel (Hint: It’s Not AIPAC)

The not-so-secret history of Christian Zionism and its legacy

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Virginia Democratic Candidate Apologizes to Jewish Community for Past Statements

Ibraheem Samirah once suggested Israel was worse than the KKK, now he’s running for office in Virginia

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The Value of Remembering Dead Workers

A planned memorial for victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire just cleared a major hurdle in New York City government—now who’s going to pay for it?

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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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The Case Against Yeshivas and the Future of Religious Liberty

The legal case that yeshiva educational standards are unconstitutional is gaining influence even as it loses in the courts, and could have far-reaching consequences

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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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How a Twitter Mob Derailed an Immigrant Female Author’s Budding Career

Months away from publishing her debut novel, a young Asian author and rising star of YA fiction just killed her own book to appease a social media mob condemning her work as racist despite the fact that they most likely hadn’t read it

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The Tech Industry Is Dead! Long Live the Tech Monopolies!

The tech titans of the new digital economy aren’t really technology companies anymore, they’re network monopolies and they’re here to stay

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What They Talk About When They Talk About Intersectionality

A recent panel event featuring the founding mother of ‘intersectionality’ highlighted the promise and peril of our intersectional moment

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Two Kinds of Hatred in the Age of Trump

The trap of pleasurable loathing

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Fully Automated Culture War

As Congress investigates the Twitter account behind the viral Covington video, the media’s role in weaponizing tweets is being overlooked

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The Immortal Mind of Nathan Glazer

‘Nat’ to his friends, Glazer, who died Saturday at 95, was among the last of the original New York intellectuals and a remarkable thinker who never lost touch with how ideas affected real people’s lives

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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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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

Time to stand up, America!

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An Improvised Explosive Device

News of the News: How operatives used the Khashoggi murder and the American press for political ends

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Is the Women’s March Melting Down?

Millions of women mobilized against gender inequality and the election of Donald Trump in 2016. But only four of them ended up at the top—and the consequences have been enormous.

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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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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

Where’s my Roy Cohn?

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The Philosophers and the American Left

Third in a series on the American left: a tale of buried treasure

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The Foreign Policy of the American Left

Second in a series on the American left: Michael Walzer and Bernie Sanders

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The Left and the Jews: A Tale of Three Countries

First in a series on the American left: Will left-wing anti-Zionists and anti-Semites in America succeed in hollowing out the traditional liberal left in the United States, as they have in Britain and France?

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The Kristallnacht Election

Eighty years after that dark night in Europe, America’s midterms were a contest to see how much of the country could be mobilized on a basis of hysteria and mass loathing

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Do American Jews Still Believe They’re White?

And how is it possible that some Jews are still shocked that they’re hated in America?

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The Future of the Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Is American anti-Semitism really distinctive from that of other diaspora countries? Just how worried should we be?

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Voter Education

Eight candidates who have expressed blatantly anti-Semitic views, or who openly associate with anti-Semites

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American Jewry Must Double Down on Coalition Building

Seeking human connection and solidarity, within and without the Jewish community, in the wake of Pittsburgh

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The Roots of American Anti-Semitism

The Christian Identity movement, white supremacy, and the future of homegrown anti-Jewish terror

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Their Bloods Cry Out From the Ground

The team tasked with the ritual preparation of the bodies of the victims of the Pittsburgh massacre lean on thousands of years of Jewish martyrdom

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How Should We Read the American Press? In Arabic.

News of the News: Like in the Middle East, U.S. political operatives and intelligence officials are increasingly using the cloak of journalism as a tool for their aims

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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

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