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Daniella J. Greenbaum

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...
Linda Sarsour

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...
ADL

On Monday, the Washington Free Beacon reported that Hank Johnson—a sitting U.S. Congressman—compared Israeli settlers to “termites.” Despite the fact that this terminology evokes some of...
Donald Trump

Terrible and terrific journalism have something in common: they inspire thought and provoke a reaction. Given all that Donald Trump has said and done, it’s extremely difficult...
Steve King

On Monday, Representative Steve King made headlines of the worst kind when, responding to the idea that the Republican Party is a monolithic entity, he...
Lena Dunham

People of sound mind do not rush to rehash folly. And if they do, it’s to condemn, not condone it. Lena Dunham is Not That...