A Liberator, But Never Free
May 17, 2015
Letters fom an Army doctor who helped free the Dachau concentration camp in 1945 have resurfaced, raising questions about the G.I.’s we know only as heroes.
What American Jews have to deal with these days, in terms of anti-Semitism, isn’t racial or religious marginalization so much as a continued ideology fixated on the idea that Jews control everything.
Does the Holocaust Discount Jewish White Privilege?
April 07, 2015
It’s entirely possible for a Jew whose relatives were killed in the Holocaust to benefit from certain aspects of white privilege. But that history means Jews are not able to be carefree about their identity like other privileged groups.
Anti-Jewish Jokes Don't Get a Pass Anymore
March 31, 2015
Trevor Noah and Lena Dunham learned that lesson the hard way.
Jewish-mother humor is dead.
I'm a European Jew—and No, I'm Not Leaving
March 26, 2015
Contrary to Jeffrey Goldberg and The Atlantic, Jews are not leaving Europe.
David Brooks Was Right: Anti-Semitism Is a Different Evil
March 25, 2015
But it's not worse than other bigotries.
France Should Stop Treating Jews as an Idea Rather Than as People
January 20, 2015
"France without Jews is not France"? That's a heavy burden to bear.
Today's Anti-Semitism Is a Ticking Time Bomb
October 08, 2014
The longest-running form of hate has found new guises.
Why Is The Muslim World in Thrall to Conspiracy Theories?
September 05, 2014
The “we’ve been lied to” argument goes only so far.