Posts In Category

Anti-Semitism

bds

The Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is the most prominent effort today to single out and delegitimize the State of Israel. In recent months,...
BDS

In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Since then, the...
bds

Writing in Haaretz this week, sociologist Eva Illouz wondered why many Israeli and American Jews, usually so sensitive to any hint of anti-Semitism, seem untroubled...
ADL

On December 2, I wrote about the changing stands of the Anti-Defamation League on the candidacy of Rep. Keith Ellison for the chairmanship of the...
anti-Semitic violence

In the month since the presidential election, many in the American Jews have been in mourning over Donald Trump’s victory. For all too many Jews...
Keith Ellison

The battle for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee is getting interesting. Representative Keith Ellison seemed to be a lock to win the DNC...
ADL

Rep. Keith Ellison appeared on track to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee until the discovery of a 2010 speech in which Ellison...
anti-Semitism

Joy Karega, formerly the assistant professor of rhetoric and composition at Oberlin College, has been fired. One rejoices because Karega is an anti-Semite. Consider one...
donald trump

“Donald Trump’s Argument for America” — the GOP candidate's "closing argument advertisement— is a skillful distillation of every Trump speech we’ve heard for the last...
anti-semitism

After the recent anti-Semitism scandal in the British Labour Party, it would be reasonable to assume that most in Britain’s political class would take extra...
ADL

When Abe Foxman retired from his post as national director of the Anti-Defamation League after 50 years there, including 28 at its head, there was...
death camps

The people of Poland are right to be upset about calling the places where Nazis killed millions of Jews “Polish death camps.” The phrase shifts...