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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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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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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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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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A Sharpton Fan Before It Was Cool

Bill de Blasio has been kissing Al Sharpton’s ring for years. What has he known that the rest of us are only now learning?

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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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The Bloody History of America’s Christian Identity Movement    

In less than a year, two different attacks on Jews were inspired by a ‘Christian identity’ movement that fuses white nationalism and medieval anti-Semitism

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Justice Wecht Breaks Judicial Silence on Anti-Semitism

A sitting American justice from the state of the Pittsburgh massacre speaks out on First Amendment rights, Christchurch, and the dangers of a pivotal moment in our history

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Finally, a Resolution That Actually Condemns Anti-Semitism

Ted Cruz replaces the Democrats’ muddled manifesto with a clear and unequivocal exploration of the hatred of Jews and its particular evils

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Why I Still Want the Women’s March to Succeed

An open letter from one of the group’s earliest critics offers thanks to the march leaders for what they’ve gotten right and suggestions for what they need to do now

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Nazi Heels on the Ropes

Can the freewheeling, independent pro-wrestling circuit drop the Nazi gimmicks and become more socially responsible without losing its gonzo charm?

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Key Participant at Center of Women’s March Story Confirms Anti-Jewish Incident

New information from two participants at the first Women’s March meeting contradicts statement by current co-chair and corroborates a ‘contentious conversation’ about race and Jewishness took place

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Arrests but No Hate-Crime Charges After Jewish Teen Beaten by Mob in New York City

Chants of ‘Kill the Jew,’ according to witnesses

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America’s Yellow Star

When anti-Semitic tropes are used to score cheap political points, violence follows. It always has.

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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 Anti-Semitic 8—Election Results

The results are in and the good news is that voters rejected four of the public officials from our list. The bad news is that they kept the other four in office.

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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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Correcting the ADL’s False Anti-Semitism Statistic

The spread of misleading information on hate crimes is counterproductive in the fight against real and rising anti-Semitism

 

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Multiple Dead After Man Shouts ‘All Jews Must Die,’ Opens Fire in Pittsburgh Synagogue

A shooter who opened fire during Shabbat services Saturday morning is reported to be in police custody

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They Warned Her Not to Write About Anti-Semitism

Jill Kargman’s account of anti-Semitic bullying at her son’s school echoes the tale told in one of the first American novels to confront the prejudice against Jews in ‘respectable” society.’

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Deep Cuts

A surgery unexpectedly collides with unfathomable hate—and brings about a moment of clarity

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The Nazis This Time

“I grew up in America in late forties, and if we said the word Jew, we whispered it. This will not save us in the 21st century.”

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Cartooning the Jews

A new survey brings to light the late-19th and early 20th-century history of vicious American anti-Semitic caricature

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The Texas I Know

San Antonio has lost its innocence after a pair of anti-Semitic attacks on synagogues this month

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I Probably Won’t Share This Essay on Twitter

Some thoughts on being Jewish in contemporary polite society

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