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Daniella J. Greenbaum

#metoo

Silence, Wordsworth wrote, "is a privilege of the grave, a right of the departed. Let him, therefore, who infringes that right by speaking publicly of,...
anti-semitism

When Shabbat services concluded at Beth Israel in Charlottesville, VA, last Saturday, Alan Zimmerman, president of the congregation, “advised congregants that it would be safer...
Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel — Fifty years ago, not long after the Six-Day War had concluded, my grandfather began the Jewish fast of Tisha B’av by reading...
israel

The idea that speech can itself constitute an act of violence grows ever more popular among the left’s leading polemicists. They argue that employing a...
conservative intellectuals

Writing in the Forward, Peter Beinart contends that conservative Jewish intellectuals are on the brink of extinction. “Over the coming years, environmental scientists will probably chronicle...
persuasion

When news broke that the University of California, Berkeley was trying to reschedule Ann Coulter’s speech due to threats of violence, the Twittersphere exploded. Here...
Holocaust

When the last survivor has gone, to whom does the mantle pass? When they can no longer tell their stories, who can? Who should? Who...
bds

Here in New York, the Columbia College Student Council has handed a resounding defeat to student activists calling on Columbia to divest from the State...
VRA

Discerning observers can reasonably conclude that nuance is an elusive, if not impossible, feature in American political life. The disintegration of our discourse has made...
new york city

The New York State Board of Regents, which supervises public education, has decided it will no longer be necessary for would-be teachers to pass an Academic Literacy Skills Test....
bds

As part of their annual “Israel Apartheid Week,” the Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine, in conjunction with Columbia/Barnard Jewish Voice for Peace, are hosting...

On Monday night at Columbia University, protestors shouted down Danny Danon, Israel’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. I’m sure that both the hosts of...