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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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Angela Merkel’s Ugly Romance With the Iranian Regime

Why Germany seeks to increase trade with a murderous theocracy bent on Israel’s destruction

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The Low Cost of Fearmongering

Fear tactics in the New York governor’s race cheapen the danger of anti-Semitism

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Islamophobia and Post-Colonial Guilt

Pascal Bruckner’s ‘brave and necessary’ new book examines how Muslims came to be known as victims of the West

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No, Jeremy Corbyn Did Not Give a Speech at the Wedding of a Palestinian Holocaust Denier

How a media narrative miscast Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian envoy in Washington, as a Holocaust denier

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Deep Cuts

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

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My Favorite Anti-Semite: Edith Wharton

There’s a barbarian at every gate

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Paul Ryan Discovers Jewish Roots, Experiences First Instance of Anti-Semitism, Courtesy of Ann Coulter

Coulter has long winked at anti-Semites. This week, she openly joined them.

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Airbnb Posting: No Sexism, Racism, or Zionism Allowed

The company has suspended the poster, but questions of anti-Semitism online linger

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My Happy American Multicultural Family Is Frightened

‘Every day there are new questions: What does it mean to raise a black Jewish daughter in the age of Trump? How do we keep her safe? How do we give her a Judaism that will embrace and love her?’

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Next Time Bernie Sanders Is Asked About Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, He Should Raise Its Anti-Semitism Problem

The senator has experienced the very anti-Semitic attacks that have proliferated in Labour, and is perfectly positioned to call them out

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My Whiteness Problem

How human vices hide behind the veneer of the identity-culture wars

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No, the ADL Is Not Soft on Left-Wing Anti-Semitism

It’s time to debunk this myth once and for all

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Hemingway’s Schlemiel

The great author, who would have turned 119 this weekend, used and abused his Jewish friend Harold Loeb. Why did Loeb take it?

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Jacques Attali, Nomads, and French Anti-Semitism

How the Jewish neoliberal éminence grise of Emmanuel Macron’s government became both Marine Le Pen’s perfect enemy and her accidental inspiration

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What Progressives Should Learn From the Left-Wing Anti-Semite Challenging California’s State Assembly Speaker

Maria Estrada promotes Louis Farrakhan and attacked a Jewish politician over his religion. She also claims she’s just ‘anti-Zionist.’

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Roger Waters: Israel Is Anti-Semitic

Sounding a lot like a classical medieval Jew-hater, the former Pink Floyd frontman takes the stage in London and amps up the bigotry

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Jews and Americans as Supervillains

The long-standing interaction between anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism

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Twitter Just Unverified Louis Farrakhan. Here’s Why It’s Good That They Didn’t Suspend Him.

When Farrakhan and his supporters are out on social media racking up shares, retweets, and views, it makes it much harder to dismiss them as insignificant, despite the best efforts of many apologists.

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Who to Root For in the World Cup, From Least to Most Anti-Semitic

Today on Jewcy: An empirical approach to picking a favorite team.

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The Evils of Cultural Appropriation

How victimhood became a moral currency dependent on defining and policing the boundaries of human identity

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The Shocking Truth About Jordan Peterson

Meme Wars: How the Twitter mobs choose their targets

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Malaysia’s Newly Elected Prime Minister Has a Troubling History of Hating Jews

‘I am glad to be labeled anti-Semitic,’ Mahathir Mohamad wrote in 2012

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The State of Israel Confronts Anti-Semitism. But What Is It?

The Jewish Diaspora versus the national-policy interests of the Jewish state: a dispatch from a confounding forum on the rise and spread of an old hatred

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How Jewish Progressives Can Stand Up Against Left Anti-Semitism

We must fight progressive anti-Semitism from the inside, before it destroys the social justice movements we helped to build—and alters the core values and political attachments of American Jewry

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Roberto Saviano, Author of ‘Gomorrah,’ Takes on Internet Nazis

Tired of internet conspiracy theories and vile anti-Semitism, the journalist turns his attention from Italy’s mafia to its white supremacists

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A Beginner’s Guide to YouTube’s Underground Anti-Semitic Jukebox

Listen to the alt-right version of “Shut Up and Dance” that you never knew you needed, and much, much more

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