From the Pilgrim founders to Donald Trump, ‘a belief in the exceptional role of an American nation’
In the aftermath of the alt-right’s rally in Charlottesville one year ago, the movement has descended into sordid spectacle, but white-identity politics hasn’t gone away.
At age 34, far from home, I joined a synagogue for the first time—in Charlottesville
‘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?’
The months leading up to my son’s big day were filled with political protests, anti-Semitism on the rise, and anxiety over this country’s future
‘I had not been comfortable publicly being Jewish really for most of my life, and all of a sudden I was.’
A deep dive into the movement, its troubling ideology, and its likely future
Why reporting trumps opinion
The symbolic politics of anti-Nazism in the age of Trump
But his refusal to resign rankled left-wing critics and alt-right bigots
Just compare what the neo-Nazis said in Charlottesville to what Trump said in response
Why are the rabbis who were so vocal about the Iran deal so quiet when Americans are attacked on the streets by Nazis?
How should Jews respond to the rise of the alt-right? A dive into the Tablet archives comes back with startling insights.
Profiles in bigotry and hate from the Tablet archives
Who are the movement’s ideological forefathers? And what can they teach us about its present and, more importantly, its future? A dive into Tablet’s archives offers troubling insights.
Can Donald Trump be bothered to be president?
Revisionists (but not Richard Spencer) want the equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee removed from a park in Charlottesville, Virginia, my hometown. What they don’t realize is that it’s not the only memorial there.