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"Gaza = Auschwitz"

"Gaza = Auschwitz"

Holocaust inversion—the claim that Israelis are the new Nazis and Palestinians the new Jews—has come to the American university campus.

Aug. 26 2014 5:00PM
Where MLK Really Stood on Israel and the Palestinians

Where MLK Really Stood on Israel and the Palestinians

On Martin Luther King Day, the ghost of the great civil-rights leader was summoned to condemn Israel. The problem? While alive, King had plenty of opportunities to do so—and never did.

March 13 2019 12:01AM
The Latest "Breaking the Silence" Report Isn't Journalism. It's Propaganda.

The Latest "Breaking the Silence" Report Isn't Journalism. It's Propaganda.

The Israeli NGO won international attention last week for claiming to expose IDF malfeasance in Gaza. It exposed something else.

May 14 2015 12:01AM
Is the Writing on the Wall for America's Jews?

Is the Writing on the Wall for America's Jews?

Smiling at my visible distress, my neighbor said he was surprised: did I really not know what was going on to Jews around us? But it’s our responsibility to stay.

Aug. 8 2022 12:01AM
The Mysteries of the Sh'ma

The Mysteries of the Sh'ma

It’s at once the most famous affirmation of Jewish belief—no other sentence in Judaism is more powerful—and the most misunderstood.

Feb. 11 2020 12:01AM
A Threat Assessment for American Jewry, Part One

A Threat Assessment for American Jewry, Part One

Which of the recent samples of anti-Semitism—on the street, on campus, in Congress, or in the clergy—is the greatest threat to America and the Jews?

July 8 2021 12:01AM
The Balfour Declaration and the Jewish Threat that Made Britain Honor It

The Balfour Declaration and the Jewish Threat that Made Britain Honor It

How Zionist leaders held Britain to its promise of a Jewish national home.

Oct. 31 2019 12:01AM
"A Lot of People Want Malmö to Fail, Just as They Want Salahuddin and Me to Hate Each Other"

"A Lot of People Want Malmö to Fail, Just as They Want Salahuddin and Me to Hate Each Other"

A visit with an imam and a rabbi who together are attempting the impossible in Sweden’s most notoriously anti-Semitic city.

Jan. 21 2020 12:01AM
A Letter to My Liberal Jewish Friends

A Letter to My Liberal Jewish Friends

The president’s address last week to Congregation Adas Israel as “an honorary member of the tribe” was something other than it seemed.

May 28 2015 12:01AM
Q and the Jews

Q and the Jews

Where did QAnon come from, what attitudes does the conspiracy movement take toward Jews and Judaism, and will it become more dangerous or fade away?

Feb. 3 2021 12:01AM
Jews against Themselves

Jews against Themselves

As a new book shows, hatred of Jews can be infectious—and some of the worst carriers are Jews who defame their own people.

Sept. 24 2015 12:01AM
On View for the First Time in 100 Years: An Exquisite Medieval Haggadah

On View for the First Time in 100 Years: An Exquisite Medieval Haggadah

A few months ago, I was approached with a request to become involved in a then-secret mission: to examine one of the very few high-medieval Haggadahs still in private hands.

April 23 2019 12:01AM
Seven Black Swans in the Middle East

Seven Black Swans in the Middle East

From the Yom Kippur War to the Arab Spring, events considered impossible happen in the Middle East with unusual frequency. Here are seven; when will the eighth appear?

Sept. 24 2019 12:57AM
Jewish Surnames [Supposedly] Explained

Jewish Surnames [Supposedly] Explained

“Dara, you’ll love this!” Actually, I don’t.
Jan. 21 2014 12:00AM