Judaism

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For Jews in Occupied France, survival was a matter of luck

March 26, 2020 6:50 pm

House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a 20th-Century Jewish Family by Hadley Freeman reviewed

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Joy is the Jewish way of defeating hate

March 17, 2020 11:49 am

Someone once summarized the main Jewish festivals in three sentences. ‘They tried to destroy us. We survived. Let’s eat’

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Sanders and Bloomberg take the American Jewish feud public

February 18, 2020 8:21 am

It’s Grumpy Old Men 3

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What it means to be descended from Holocaust survivors

January 27, 2020 9:48 am

The one I fixate on is Ryszard, the child of my mother’s uncle. He died aged nine. That’s the age of my own eldest kid

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Who invented the hamburger?

January 13, 2020 9:17 am

The immigrant origins of the all-American meal

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An American pogrom

December 30, 2019 6:38 am

The Democrats have connived with incitement

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Want to know the secret of ‘Jewish genius’?

December 28, 2019 6:45 pm

Read this column

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The hope of Chanukah

December 25, 2019 8:21 am

The Abrahamic family house has many mansions

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The thin line between Zionism and anti-Semitism

December 20, 2019 12:31 pm

Anti-Semitism is alive and well — and in some surprising places

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American anti-Semitism is everyone’s problem

December 19, 2019 6:15 am

Jews, who are a reliable Democratic voting base, have to start demanding the change from the politicians on their own side

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Trump’s ‘Jew shenanigans’

December 12, 2019 12:58 pm

The president leads where the media and politicians fail

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Do Jewish lives matter to Bill de Blasio?

September 18, 2019 6:30 pm

With anti-Semitic attacks rising in Brooklyn, New York’s mayor must act

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The passion of Bari Weiss

September 11, 2019 12:40 pm

How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss reviewed

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Why American Jews are ‘disloyal’

August 21, 2019 3:40 pm

Trump is a prophet without profit

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Ilhan Omar is a troll

July 19, 2019 9:04 am

Can Democrats rise above partisanship to condemn Omar for her rhetoric and campaigns?

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Is universalism the true cause of left-wing anti-Semitism?

July 16, 2019 6:04 am

Karl Marx was an anti-Semite and a Jew, and socialism inherits and adapts Jewish ideas of social justice and the day of judgment

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AOC: ignorant or anti-Semitic?

June 24, 2019 7:43 pm

A failure of education, a failure of ethics

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Muslims aren’t Europe’s new Jews

May 30, 2019 1:58 pm

They’re Europe’s new anti-Semites

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False history from Naomi Wolf and Marc Lamont Hill

May 24, 2019 3:16 pm

The truth will out — even on Twitter

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The new normal of Poway

April 28, 2019 4:23 pm

Yet again, an American has died for the crime of being Jewish

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Why the lessons of Purim remain relevant for Jews today

March 20, 2019 3:39 pm

The festival celebrates the triumph of a persecuted nation over a man, and a people, that sought to destroy it

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Bibi’s new alliance has caused an Israeli identity crisis

February 26, 2019 4:13 pm

By welcoming Otzma Yehudit, he has ceded the moral highground

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I feel for Elizabeth Warren. I pretended to be Jewish for a year

October 17, 2018 12:58 pm

Unlike her, however, I snapped out of it before I was old enough to vote

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The ‘other’ life of Harvey Milk

September 13, 2018 9:56 am

Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death by Lillian Faderman reviewed