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The New Censorship

Is this the return of the Thought Police?

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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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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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Judge Gives No Prison Time to Man Who Shouted About Killing Jews While Attacking Elderly Jewish Man

A New York judge concludes drug and alcohol problems are the real culprit in the case of a man ‘repeatedly bashing an 84-year-old man on the head with a fire extinguisher while shouting, “I’m going to kill you, you mother f—ng Jew!”’

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Philip Johnson Was Very Nazi

A new biography, ‘The Man in the Glass House,’ shows why it’s hard to ignore the authoritarian characteristics of some of the architect’s more celebrated work, and why the relationship between aesthetics and morality will forever be fraught

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Jens Spahn Won’t Be Elected Chancellor of Germany

Not this time, anyway. But he is leading the fight against populist anti-Semitism on the left and the 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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The Truth About George Soros

Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography

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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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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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Anti-Semitism Is a Conspiracy Theory

Anti-Semitism is different from other kinds of bigotry and to confront it we have to understand why

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The Phantom Menace of Judeo-Bolshevism

How a political fantasy became an excuse for genocidal anti-Semitism

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Stop Erasing the Jewish Victims of Anti-Semitic Violence

Why do so many Americans seem uncomfortable with the particular nature of the attack—its apparent motive, its specific victims—in Pittsburgh?

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Robert Bowers Isn’t Alone

We attribute isolation to the alleged perpetrator of the Pittsburgh massacre because we want to be reassured. But he is afloat on an ocean of hate.

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On Squirrel Hill

Ep. 156: In the wake of tragedy in Pittsburgh, a testament to the city’s Jewish community, recorded on the ground

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American Yahrzeit

What the Pittsburgh Jewish community and the Jewish tradition of mourning teach us about confronting anti-Semitism

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Pennsylvania’s Dark History of Hate

And the book that may have inspired the Squirrel Hill massacre

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Jewish Pioneers Return to Poland

A new exhibit of works by the activist-artist Yael Bartana at the Philadelphia Museum of Art stars her video trilogy ‘And Europe Will Be Stunned.’ Was it a glimpse of a neo-Zionist utopian future, or a relic of a disappearing past?

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Lewis Levin Wasn’t Nice

The first Jewish member of Congress was a virulent nativist and anti-immigration troll who ended his life in an insane asylum. He was also acclaimed as the most brilliant orator of his age.

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Anti-Semitism and the Birth of Jewish Studies

Campus Week: A memoir of discomfort—and progress—as a graduate student at the University of Michigan in the 1960s

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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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