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American Jewry

liberal despair

As regular readers of this space know, I took a break from daily writing for COMMENTARY in the days after the presidential election. The cause...
war on Israel

Not everyone taking part in the war on Israel shoots rockets, tries to stab random Jews on Israeli streets, or even openly promotes anti-Semitic propaganda....
bernie sanders

For casual political observers, it may have seemed counter-intuitive. As the campaign for the New York primary heats up, presidential candidates usually go into full...
out of touch

One of the standard arguments from Israel’s American critics is that the Jewish state’s advocates are out of touch with American public opinion. In so...
Holocaust

On some level, the decision of much of the organized Jewish community to support the entry of Syrian refugees is understandable. American Jews are largely...
Obama most Jewish president.

President Obama’s sales pitch for his still unfinished nuclear deal with Iran went to the next level today as he spoke at a Washington, D.C....

Can American Jews talk about Israel any longer? A lot of people don’t think so anymore. Left-wing writer Peter Beinart even proposed last week in...

Today, the president of the United States told the prime minister of Israel he was reassessing America's "options" with regard to Israel in light of...

If American Jews want to know what the party that most of them are loyal to wants them to think, they turn to Democratic National...

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and with it will come the usual raft of stories that fall into two categories. There are the stories...

Hateful graffiti targeting a minority have repeatedly been scrawled on cars and buildings, including houses of worship, yet police frequently fail to arrest the culprits....

Critiques of AIPAC that predict the end of the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus in Congress and the nation are old hat. After the Walt-Mearsheimer Israel Lobby...