Tamara Berens

Tamara Berens is a Krauthammer fellow at Mosaic.

What's Happened with British Jews Since Corbyn's Defeat?

It’s been one year since the anti-Semitic Labor leader stepped down. Things have much improved since then, but it’s also become clear that the forces he unleashed are in the U.K. to stay.

March 18 2021 12:01AM

How Has Israel Vaccinated So Many People So Quickly?

The Jewish state is leading the world in vaccinations, a welcome fact that almost nobody properly understands.

Feb. 18 2021 12:01AM

Notes on Getting Married in Israel in a Pandemic

Marriage in Israel has always been allowed during lockdown, even amid the very highest infection rates. So, as quarantine loomed, my then-fiancé and I went on with our plans.

Jan. 19 2021 12:01AM

Notes on Moving to Israel in a Pandemic

The ancient Israelites, wandering in the wilderness, had more plentiful provisions than British Airways on this particular evening. How would I—we—get through this journey?

Sept. 24 2020 12:11AM

Will New York City's Orthodox Jews Leave Too?

After a summer of chaos, wealthy and secular New Yorkers are fleeing in droves. Brooklyn’s Jews aren’t thrilled, but for them leaving isn’t so easy, or so desirable.

Sept. 15 2020 12:01AM

Even In a Pandemic, Columbia Students Promote BDS

They can’t vote in person right now, but that’s not stopping undergraduates at one of the world’s most prestigious universities from trying to pass a boycott of Israel.

March 31 2020 12:01AM

The Happy Jews of the American University of Beirut, and Their Unhappy Fate

Once home to a thriving community of Jewish students, today the U.S.-accredited university effectively bars Israelis from applying.

 

 

March 10 2020 12:01AM

Is Israeli Chutzpah Exportable?

A new book would like us to think so. In truth, what the Jewish state accomplishes is irreducibly particular.

Nov. 19 2019 12:01AM

The Genius of Jeremy Corbyn

The much-documented anti-Semitism of the British Labor party leader is no accident.

Jan. 16 2019 12:01AM