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What’s so scary about Rep. Ilhan Omar?

Tue, 2021-06-15 15:00
Omar’s foreign policy approach simply calls on our nation to live up to its values. That’s why the D.C. establishment find her so dangerous.

Noticing how one of the world’s great noticers notices

Tue, 2021-06-15 09:00
In his collection “SEE/SAW,” Geoff Dyer offers the close, keen-eyed readings of images that are rare in art criticism, because they’re hard to fake.

Ravaged by Alzheimer’s, a star professor tries to remember how to love

Tue, 2021-06-15 04:01
Joshua Henkin’s “Morningside Heights,” is a poignant entry in the early-onset Alzheimer’s canon, intimately exploring the ravages of the disease.

Is J Street unwelcome in the American Zionist movement?

Tue, 2021-06-15 01:04
“If the idea is to engage more people with the idea of Zionism, then you actually want to emphasize that you can be a liberal and Zionist.”

Sheikh Jarrah is just latest battle for Israeli who has spent 20 years fighting Arabs — and Jews — to “redeem land”

Mon, 2021-06-14 23:27
Tzahi Mamo’s legal struggles provide a view into battles over land in occupied West Bank. Rabbis call his work ‘holy.’ A Shomrim investigation.

Marjorie Taylor Greene tours Holocaust museum and apologizes for likening coronavirus protections to the Holocaust

Mon, 2021-06-14 23:06
‘I have made a mistake and it’s really bothered me for a couple of weeks now, and so I definitely want to own it,’ she said.

Silicon Valley tech leaders: ‘We stand against antisemitism’

Mon, 2021-06-14 21:06
The letter comes on the heels of an increase in antisemitic incidents in the United States coinciding with the conflict last month in Israel and Gaza.

57 years ago, my rabbi dad was arrested marching for civil rights. What can we learn from his example?

Mon, 2021-06-14 20:43
The lessons of the ‘St. Augustine 16’ are as relevant today as they were six decades ago.

The future for Netanyahu and Bennett, according to an American who worked for both

Mon, 2021-06-14 19:34
George Birnbaum, former chief of staff to Netanyahu and a senior adviser to Bennett, was in Jerusalem to witness the rise and fall of both men.

How the heck did a ham get a kosher certification? This man knows.

Mon, 2021-06-14 19:02
Meet Paul Finkelman, the legal historian who found a ham with an OU symbol.

Palestinian advocacy groups drew tens of thousands of new followers on social media. But can they move that support move offline?

Mon, 2021-06-14 18:18
Groups like IfNotNow and Jewish Voice for Peace more than doubled their followers. But what does that mean for their advocacy?

What if ‘Call Me By Your Name’ was French? (And less Jewish)

Mon, 2021-06-14 17:07
“Summer of 85” has a lot of “Call Me By Your Name” in its DNA — but little of what made that film great.

Photo collection captures Hasidic life round the world

Mon, 2021-06-14 16:40
Agnieszka Traczewska’s new collection, “A Rekindled World”, includes portraits of Hasidic men and women.

Zionist movement umbrella ousts rabbi at the center of harassment dispute

Mon, 2021-06-14 16:14
Dov Lipman has sued his accusers, who have countersued.

How this NYC high school student came to Yiddish

Mon, 2021-06-14 14:06
The academic Yiddish I was hearing in class was much more formal than the Yiddish I heard at home, almost cold.

In wake of antisemitism spike, here’s how Jewish institutions should be thinking about security

Mon, 2021-06-14 13:39
We sat down with an expert in the field. Here are some of his recommendations.

Twin surveys: American and Israeli Jews know little about each other

Mon, 2021-06-14 12:00
The American Jewish Committee survey polled U.S. and Israeli Jews.

Survey: More than half of American Jews encountered antisemitism after Middle East violence

Mon, 2021-06-14 10:00
A new ADL’s report found that 60% of Jews have witnessed behavior — or heard or read comments — they thought were antisemitic.

One lesbian romcom delivered with a side of Holocaust memories

Mon, 2021-06-14 09:00
Shirel Peleg’s “Kiss Me I’m Kosher” isn’t going for actual laughs, and it is too crammed full of incident and gimmicks to be charming.

Modern Jonah is safe after ordeal in the belly of a whale — yes, it really happened

Sun, 2021-06-13 23:13
Michael Packard was diving for lobster, and then ‘everything went dark’