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Tablet Magazine

How Do You Say ‘Quidditch’ in Yiddish?

The inside story of how ‘Harry Potter’ was translated into Yiddish.

February 6, 2020

Can Bernie Sanders Fix America’s Broken Anti-Semitism Conversation?

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

Yair Lapid Wants to Teach Israelis to Understand American Jews. Will He Get the Chance?

The Israeli opposition leader has a very different vision for American and Israeli Jews than the current government.

September 17, 2019

The Truth About Bibi, Israel’s Very Dispensable Man

Why Netanyahu’s case for his reelection fails on its own terms.

September 13, 2019

Chaim Bloom’s Diamond Life

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

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Washington Post

The Pittsburgh Shooter Didn’t Hate ‘Religion,’ He Hated Jews. We Should Say So

Why do many people—from Kellyanne Conway to Jeremy Corbyn—keep erasing Jews from the story of their own murders?

November 2, 2018

Conspiracy Theories About the Rothschilds Are a Symptom. The Problem is Much Deeper

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

You Don’t Have to Be a Muslim to Be Horrified By Trump’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Neither Trump’s anti-Muslim animus nor his cavalier attitude toward publicizing its purveyors should come as a surprise.

November 29, 2017

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The Atlantic

How To Stop Holocaust Deniers and Misinformation Peddlers on Facebook

Why do many people—from Kellyanne Conway to Jeremy Corbyn—keep erasing Jews from the story of their own murders?

July 19, 2018

‘Homeland’ Is Anything but Islamophobic

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

Why ‘The West Wing’ is a Terrible Guide to American Democracy

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

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New York Times

Confessions of a Digital Nazi Hunter

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

Wall Street Journal

Religion: As Seen Inaccurately on Screen

Fed up with Hollywood’s portrayal of faith, some believers are making their own shows and films.

February 28, 2014

The Jewish Review of Books

No Sex in the City: On Srugim

Srugim is the kind of show that doesn’t usually make it to television, even in Israel.

Spring 2010