Judaism

tim scott race

The Republicans have a race problem

August 25, 2020 1:39 pm

For both parties, the strategy for base turnout undermines the strategy for winning the center

The doctor’s dilemma

August 23, 2020 12:40 pm

Talking Until Nightfall: Remembering Jewish Salonica, 1941-44 by Isaac Matarasso reviewed

american pickle

Heavy-handed satire and schmaltz

August 6, 2020 12:54 am

An American Pickle reviewed

religion

The woke war on religion

July 27, 2020 8:30 am

A disturbing trend of attacking religious sites reveals a new intolerance

labour

How Corbyn’s toxic legacy continues to sabotage Britain’s Labour party

July 25, 2020 1:27 pm

The breakdown of trust with Jews has left Labour facing potentially catastrophic legal bills

jewish

Don’t erase Jesus’s Jewish identity

July 7, 2020 7:26 am

The Middle Eastern culture of Christ is something the Western Church seems happy to forget

jews

Jared and the Jews

June 30, 2020 11:14 am

Kushner is a Jewish American Hofjude, a privileged fixer with connections

bill de blasio

Bill de Blasio isn’t an anti-Semite but…

April 29, 2020 3:08 pm

...he is an idiot

food jews

Kosher dining is ill-suited to lactose-intolerant Jews

April 16, 2020 1:56 pm

The Dairy Restaurant by Ben Katchor reviewed

passover

Plagues at Passover

April 8, 2020 2:27 pm

As the story of Passover and the Exodus shows, without faith we are nowhere, dependent on the arbitrary caprice of the market and the pharaoh

jews

Jews have always been blamed for plagues — coronavirus is no different

April 5, 2020 11:31 am

Coronavirus has shrunk the world’s attention to a degree previously unseen in our lifetimes

jews

Why are Britain’s Jews being so hard hit by coronavirus?

March 31, 2020 11:32 am

We could simply be unlucky

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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

jewish joy

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’

jewish

Sanders and Bloomberg take the American Jewish feud public

February 18, 2020 8:21 am

It’s Grumpy Old Men 3

holocaust survivors

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

hamburger

Who invented the hamburger?

January 13, 2020 9:17 am

The immigrant origins of the all-American meal

pogrom

An American pogrom

December 30, 2019 6:38 am

The Democrats have connived with incitement

jewish genius

Want to know the secret of ‘Jewish genius’?

December 28, 2019 6:45 pm

Read this column

chanukah

The hope of Chanukah

December 25, 2019 8:21 am

The Abrahamic family house has many mansions

zionism

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

anti-semitism

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

jersey city jew

Trump’s ‘Jew shenanigans’

December 12, 2019 12:58 pm

The president leads where the media and politicians fail

brooklyn

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