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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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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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Haredi Rapper Discriminated Against Receives a Warm Bracha

Hasidic rapper Nissim Black had been living in Israel for six years when he says his children were rejected from schools because of their skin color

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My Whiteness Problem

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

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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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Farrakhan and the Wizard Of Oz

Notes from the American Inferno: a beguiling hate-monger peddles the old-time racism not of America, but of Europe

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What Farrakhan Shares With the Intersectional Left

The Farrakhan Problem: The problem is the demonization of whiteness. But there’s a cure.

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Stop Making Excuses for Louis Farrakhan’s Lunacy

The Farrakhan Problem: Why does an anti-Semite get a pass from the liberal left?

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Asian-Americans Can Blow Up America’s Racial Quota System. Will They?

Meme Wars: The latest wave of Chinese immigrants prefers colorblind meritocracy over victimhood-based affirmative action, at the expense of blacks and Hispanics

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. Brilliantly Anticipated Today’s Illiberal Movement to Ban Hate Speech

A return to the early-1990s origins of victimization in identity politics, then—and now—a distraction from the real challenges of structural and institutional racism in America

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Forcefully Opposing Anti-Semitism Must Be a Core Principle of the Movement to Combat White Supremacy

Because it bears repeating: Anti-Semitism forms the theoretical core of white nationalism

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Was Nazi Germany Made in America?

A new history argues convincingly that Hitler’s policies were inspired by institutionalized racism and common-law pragmatism in the United States

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti Pops Up All Over the U.S.

Hateful messages against Jews, as well as gays and Muslims, have been branded onto properties across the U.S., from college dorms to churches and a Jewish cemetery

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The Birth of a Nation?

Mel Gibson’s ‘Braveheart’ inspires another version of the many versions of the Nat Turner rebellion story, in a rave-capturing new film part Spartacus, part Exodus

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A Farewell to SNCC

In the 1960s, the civil rights activist drew the line with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee when it declared Israel ‘illegal’

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The Problem Isn’t Black Lives Matter. It’s the Occupation.

How Jewish criticism of the rights group reflects our own moral confusion about the last 50 years of Israeli politics

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Senator Tim Kaine, Anne Holton, and the Meaning of Character: A Personal Reflection

What growing up in Virginia taught me about moral courage

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New York University’s Students for Justice in Palestine Blames Police Shootings of Blacks on Israel

The student organization also falsely accused Israel of genocide for good measure

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How My Passover Cleaning Became a Spiritual Reckoning

As we move from slavery to freedom and from past to future on our journey to redemption, we need to deal critically with the dark elements of our history

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Remember When Donald Trump Read Literature by Hitler?

Trump recently claimed he didn’t know about white supremacist and anti-Semite David Duke, but the presidential hopeful finally disavowed him

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Details Emerge About That University of Missouri Bathroom Swastika

Some creep drew a swastika using human feces in a campus dorm. Pictures of it, and the corresponding police report, have been made public.

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University of Missouri President Resigns as Protests Over Racial Tensions From Students and Faculty Crescendo

Tim Wolfe’s sluggish response to racism on campus, including a swastika drawn with human feces, has been met by a number of non-violent demonstrations

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A Conversation With Gillian Laub

The photographer talks about ‘Southern Rites,’ her HBO documentary and companion book project about racial tensions in small-town Georgia

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What’s the Difference Between Being Black in Israel and America?

The different degrees of racism, as experienced by Ethiopian-Israelis

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Beyond the Pulpit

What does a rabbi do in late August when he no longer needs to prep for High Holidays?

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How We Got to Dylann Roof: An Excerpt From ‘A Hundred Little Hitlers’

How a 1988 murder in Portland brought the American skinhead movement into the national spotlight

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Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’ Undoes the Hypocritical Fantasies of Benevolent White Power in ‘Mockingbird’

‘Over here we don’t believe in persecuting anybody. Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced.’

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Their Flag and Ours

The Confederate side wasn’t the only one to indulge in postwar nostalgia—memorializing its heroes, victims, and symbols. But only one side kept fighting.

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