Jews

Why Is The Muslim World in Thrall to Conspiracy Theories?
September 05, 2014

The “we’ve been lied to” argument goes only so far.

Americans Love Jews
But Atheists and Muslims? Not so much, says this survey.
July 16, 2014

A new Pew poll shows that while Americans feel favorably toward Jews, they still feel coldly towards Atheists and Muslims. 

Why Are the Irish Increasingly Siding With Palestine Over Israel?
May 20, 2014

Most Irish people know exactly what they think of Israel and Palestine—and aren’t afraid to tell anyone.

Anti-Semitism Is on the Rise in Russia—and the Kremlin's TV Network Is in on It
An offensive video on Russia Today is just the latest example
May 14, 2014

Moscow has been accusing Kiev of anti-Semitism, but evidence shows that all that anti-Semitism is coming from Moscow itself.

American Jewry Is Doomed If It Can't Embrace J Street
May 02, 2014

American Jews cannot afford to shut out voices of criticism and renewal like those of J Street in the hope that the fundamental conflict between the path of Israel and the path of American Jews will somehow disappear.

Donald Sterling Is a Blight on Jews’ History in Basketball
April 29, 2014

A small piece of the sadness that is the Donald Sterling mess derives from the fact that he is Jewish, and basketball has historically been a crucial part of Jewish-black relations.

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
April 17, 2014

You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate. 

How Kafka Actually Lived
He did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed
April 11, 2014

Kafka did not transcend his Jewishness, no matter what Updike claimed.

The World's Greatest Feminist Fishmonger
March 11, 2014

The Sturgeon Queens profiles the smoked fish and appetizing emporium, Russ & Daughters. 

What the Crisis in Ukraine Means for Its 70,000 Jews
March 04, 2014

Do Ukrainian Jews have more to fear from pro-Western nationalist fascists or Russian sympathizers?

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