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The inside story of how ‘Harry Potter’ was translated into Yiddish.
February 6, 2020
The presidential trailblazer just took a historic first step toward national dialogue about anti-Semitism. But its success will depend on whether he’s willing to confront some hard choices.
November 12, 2019
The Israeli opposition leader has a very different vision for American and Israeli Jews than the current government.
September 17, 2019
Why Netanyahu’s case for his reelection fails on its own terms.
September 13, 2019
The senior VP of baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Rays explains how his team changed the way the game is played—and why he keeps a jar of gefilte fish in his office.
April 2, 2019
13 Inconvenient Truths About What Has Been Happening in Gaza
The reality is much messier than the partisan echo chambers would have you believe.
May 16, 2018
As the Hebrew Bible and its interpreters understood, the paradox of foreseeing future dangers is that if people listen to you, the worst is averted and the prophecy is falsified.
November 30, 2020
As a man who has always stood solely for his own naked self-interest, Trump does not see the anti-Semitic conception of the self-interested Jew as a complaint, but rather a compliment.
August 21, 2019
How a translation of Islam’s holiest book intended to convert Muslims to Christianity became a potent symbol of Muslim American political ascendance
January 2, 2019
Why do many people—from Kellyanne Conway to Jeremy Corbyn—keep erasing Jews from the story of their own murders?
November 2, 2018
When an anonymous troll of any political persuasion trumpets anti-Semitic conspiracy theories on social media, it is the sign of a broken person.
March 21, 2018
Neither Trump’s anti-Muslim animus nor his cavalier attitude toward publicizing its purveyors should come as a surprise.
November 29, 2017
Facebook fails to comprehend the nature of Holocaust denial and other forms of bigotry—and so it’s aiding their spread, instead of combatting them.
July 19, 2018
Despite accusations from critics and scholars, the show doesn’t reinforce stereotypes about “good” Americans and “evil” Arabs and Muslims—it challenges them.
December 18, 2012
It’s good TV, but politicians from Burma to Brussels are wrong to believe it will teach them about how to emulate the U.S. system.
October 1, 2012
We built a Nazi-hunting Twitter bot to expose racists on the platform. Then Twitter banned the bot—and left the Nazis. The great irony of the whole affair? The bot was doing Twitter’s job for it.
December 27, 2017
Fed up with Hollywood’s portrayal of faith, some believers are making their own shows and films.
February 28, 2014
Srugim is the kind of show that doesn’t usually make it to television, even in Israel.