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Donald Trump and the ‘Disloyal’ Jews

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 on nytimes.com

A president loyal only to himself uses my community as a political weapon.

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King Bibi Bows Before a Tweet

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 on nytimes.com

After Trump cowed the Israeli leader into reversing course on Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the biggest loser was Israel itself.

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San Francisco Will Spend $600,000 to Erase History

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 on nytimes.com

The school board has voted to destroy public murals by a New Deal-era Communist.

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Bret Easton Ellis Takes On ‘Generation Wuss’

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 on nytimes.com

Ellis, perpetual bad boy and avatar of Generation X, delivers in his first nonfiction book, “White,” a series of rants against the...

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Can an Archaeological Dig Change the Future of Jerusalem?

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 on nytimes.com

The City of David is being unearthed on land that much of the world does not believe belongs to Israel.

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The Story Behind a 2,600-Year-Old Seal

Posted by on Mar 30, 2019 on nytimes.com

Who was Natan-Melech, the king’s servant?

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Can This Man Oust Netanyahu?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 on nytimes.com

Yair Lapid, Israel’s consummate centrist, explains why his party can unseat Israel’s prime minister.

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Idolatry at the Western Wall

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 on nytimes.com

The fight against religious fundamentalism sometimes means getting spit on.

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Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

Posted by on Jan 21, 2019 on nytimes.com

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

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Australians Have More Fun

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 on nytimes.com

What we can learn from “Canada in a thong.”

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Try to Keep Up With Australia’s Fastest 92-Year-Old Woman

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 on nytimes.com

I thought I would come to Australia and learn to surf. Instead I learned to walk.

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The Cost of Telling a #MeToo Story in Australia

Posted by on Dec 16, 2018 on nytimes.com

Why Yael Stone is terrified to talk about Geoffrey Rush.

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Can You Like the Person You Love to Hate?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 on nytimes.com

Bari Weiss and Eve Peyser were Twitter enemies. Then they met.

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Europe’s Jew Hatred, and Ours

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 on nytimes.com

A new CNN poll reveals that one in four Europeans are anti-Semitic.

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When a Terrorist Comes to Your Hometown

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 on nytimes.com

The Jewish community center became a mourning tent. The synagogue, a crime scene.

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A Massacre in the Heart of Mr. Rogers’s Neighborhood

Posted by on Oct 27, 2018 on nytimes.com

Squirrel Hill will continue to live by the values that Jews have sustained for more than 2,000 years. They can never be gunned down.

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What Do You Do When You Are Anonymously Accused of Rape?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2018 on nytimes.com

The writer Stephen Elliott is suing Moira Donegan, the creator of the Media Men list.

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Why Is Israel Scared of This Young American?

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 on nytimes.com

Societies that bar their critics aren’t protecting themselves. They are advertising their weakness.

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A Dress Rehearsal for Our Deaths

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 on nytimes.com

Yom Kippur asks us to look our mortality in the face. Can we sustain the stare?

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Money Talks. Will the G.O.P. Listen?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 on nytimes.com

Seth Klarman was once the biggest donor to the Republican Party in New England. This year he’s giving some $20 million to...

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