Donald Trump has made crude, strident attempts to guilt-trip U.S. Jews into the white political camp. Does the long, proud tradition of American Jewish liberalism guarantee it will fail?
Jews and Blacks
But there's still fury in Spike Lee’s 'BlacKkKlansman,' which reflects that nothing has changed in America since the '70s
The magazine's latest issue features a stark cover — featuring the words 'African Americans vs. American Jews' — that has some accusing the magazine of fomenting a race war between the two communities
Created by two white Jews and featuring a mostly African American cast, 'Black Panther' might lead to reconciliation between African-Americans and Jews
For West, there's no discussion of race in America without referencing the Palestinians, a contortion already unremarkable on the left. But now he's gone much further, suggesting Zionist puppet-masters control those he disagrees with like Ta-Nehisi Coates, and that Israel is the primary threat to our common humanity
Nearly 15 years after the original film became a cult hit, director Jonathan Kesselman is crowdfunding a belated sequel about the world’s leading 'certified circumcised dick'
Linda Sarsour at Racial Justice March: 'It Is Not My Job to Educate Jewish People That Palestinians Deserve Dignity'
At the New York march, Sarsour calls on white allies to confront racism in their own communities; Jewish protesters challenge those who brought Zionist signs to rally
Writing for Haaretz, Rev. Al Sharpton says there are some who point to moments of tension between our communities. 'But our common struggle is more important today and at this time'
Most college students have hardly even heard about Israel, but support from millennials still down
How does a nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn end up blowing off the legs of the PLO mayor of Nablus?
'If people say Jews are better businessmen, I consider that a positive thing to say,' ZOA's Mort Klein says, defending comments
The 'Live for Now Moments' Pepsi ad became an immediate lightning rod for criticism as viewers mocked its tone deaf messaging and slammed American millennial's lack of genuine civic activism.
New panel is the first formal acknowledgement of such problems in Israel's public health care system.
'If (marijuana) lifts you up and gives you something, it’s a very positive thing,' Rabbi Jim Mirel says in viral video.
We white Jews have the choice of navigating our lives without ever having to grapple with our racial identities and our place in a racially hierarchical system. A university class gave us this chance.
When I heard my professor ask 'What's a Jew?' I expected a nuanced discussion of identity and race, not least in today's political climate. I didn't expect to be shut down and worse.
Putting Aside Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Jewish and Muslim Feminists Unite to Pray With Their Feet
Channeling Biblical heroines, Jewish feminists journey from across U.S. to march against Trump in D.C., and some pro-Palestinian rhetoric won't stand in their way.
'I’m genuinely scared for the future,' one protester told Haaretz, citing rise in hate crimes and the recent attacks on Jewish community centers around the country.
Even among Orthodox Jews, Clinton captured a majority of the votes, with 70 percent of Jews voting for Clinton compared to only 25 percent for Trump.
Christopher Bollyn caused storm in Brooklyn this week after claiming that 9/11 attacks were result of 'Zionist war agenda.' Speaking to Haaretz, he said he first experienced racism when living in Israel as a young 'sheigeitz.'
Jews and African Americans stood side by side during the Civil Rights struggle, but relations faded by the time 'Blazing Saddles' came out.
Trump leads only among Orthodox Jews in 'Sunshine State'; Clinton is ahead by 3.3 percentage points in Florida among registered voters, according to poll average.
Anger sparked by Israel’s decision to fund mainly Orthodox organizations in new project to 'strengthening Jewish identity and the connection with Israel' among university students around world.
For Israeli media, what’s important is that it’s really not right to refuse Arabs entry to public pools, unless they’re trying to steal sunscreen, in which case you can also drown them.
According to reports, Taj Patterson was left battered and lost eyesight in one eye after being set upon by his attackers.
The movement’s portrayal of Israel saddened me, because it argued with blunt force that the vision I found inspiring in the rest of the platform was not really mine to share.
Community leaders today know and communicate with one another, making tensions between Orthodox groups a more immediate issue than race relations in New York's infamous neighborhood, but resentments and misunderstandings still remind some of 1991's riots.
The Ecumenical Leadership Council of Missouri publishes statement calling of Black Lives Matter movement to remember Jewish contributions to civil rights struggles.
The initiative, which is based on training and engagement, is called 'Nitzavim: Standing Up for Voter Protection and Participation.' Nitzavim in Hebrew is the plural form for 'standing up.'
Young U.S. Jews lamenting the challenges of supporting Israel and other progressive causes on campus seem to have forgotten what real politics, not just superficial labels, is all about.