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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

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What to Do When Your Cousin’s Cousin Is Michael Cohen

How to brag about something that’s also kind of shameful

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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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Standing With Saudi Arabia

How President Donald Trump has been forthright about the actual drivers of American policy in the Middle East

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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

Where’s my Roy Cohn?

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When the Cost of Orthodoxy Is Too High

Four scholars ask: Are the high birth rates and high tuitions sustainable?

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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 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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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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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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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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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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The Misguided Rabbis of Twitter 

Calls to excommunicate pro-Trump Jews are not simply wrong. They’re poison.

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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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The Emperor’s Woke Clothes

Campus Week: How did an elite, repressive minority policing speech and culture through political correctness come to browbeat the American democratic majority?

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Honoring ‘Mr. Kurd’

One year after some 100,000 Kurds were driven out of Kirkuk, should they have placed their hopes in Trump?

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Between War and Peace: An Interview With Senior Hamas Leader Husam Badran

Current Hamas Political Bureau Member and former military commander, convicted of directing terror bombings that killed over 120 Israelis, including the bombings of the Sbrarro Pizza in Jerusalem and the Dolphinarium Discotheque in Tel Aviv, speaks to Tablet about the ongoing Gaza cease-fire negotiations with Israel

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The Hero’s Funeral and the Orators

The speech that will be remembered from the ceremony for the late U.S. Senator John McCain will not be Obama’s

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McCain and the Roman Precedent

The late senator embodied the classical republican virtue of aristocracy, yet he was not above the barbarous opportunism that brought us Sarah Palin, and her political heirs

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Nationalism Is Dead. Long Live Nationalism.

In his new book, Yoram Hazony sees the world through a Zionist lens, offering an intriguing way forward

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A Ukrainian Insider on Manafort, Man About Town in Kiev

The trial reveals a Manafort instrumental in creating the very ‘swamp’ that his candidate Donald Trump vowed to clean up.

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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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Bar Mitzvah Planning in an Uncertain Time

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

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For Alan Dershowitz, a Lesson in Contemporary Liberalism

The left these days is no more than a feeling, and feelings change

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The Mexican Election and the Hinge of History

What does Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s rise to the presidency mean for global liberal democracies?

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The Dirtbag Convergence

Anti-humanists and populists on the extremes of the American political spectrum find common cause attacking the norms of the liberal establishment of progressive plutocrats

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Jews and Americans as Supervillains

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

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In Menachem Begin’s Rise, Lessons for the #Resistance to Trump

As the Israeli experience shows, denigrating a majority of voters while hysterically proclaiming the end of democracy is a recipe for political disaster

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