Invoking the murder of six million Jews in an effort to discredit women who accused Trump of sexual assault is nauseating | Opinion
Peter Beinart is Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at the City University of New York, a Contributor to The Atlantic and National Journal, a Senior Columnist at Haaretz and a Senior Fellow at The New America Foundation. He has published three books, including The Crisis of Zionism in 2012.
The problem isn't that Bannon hates Jews. It's that he threatens the liberal democratic ideals most of us hold dear.
According to the Senate’s new Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, Henrietta Szold, Hannah Arendt and Martin Buber could also be defined as Jew-haters.
Crushed between rising extremes, the establishment's wish to stay liberal but support Netanyahu is no longer sustainable.
Trumpian right discovers what Jews have known for a century: That Zionism is built, in part, on the rejection of Diaspora Jewish identity.
Outrage? AIPAC and the Conference of Presidents can summon it on behalf of Israel’s government, on BDS, on the Iran Deal - but not for the American minorities targeted by Trump. Not even its Jews.
I’ve never felt less American and more Jewish. I hear my grandmother's voice in my ear: As Jews, we know history doesn't always march forward toward a better day.
We see ourselves as a historically brutalized minority with a distinct story and perspective. But many Americans on the right and left, we're seen as the elite, the establishment, the beneficiaries of white privilege.
Jake Tapper was right. It’s got nothing to do with Israel. But it doesn’t have much to do with “social welfare” either.
If we denounce Jews who deny Palestinian identity, we must do the same when Palestinians deny ours.
Prominent American Jewish organizations mobilized with full force against the Iran deal. But Donald Trump’s candidacy doesn’t seem to matter enough to them.
If you’re an American Jewish parent hoping that the annual trip to synagogue on the High Holidays will instill in your kids a connection to Judaism – it doesn’t work like that.
A lazy and dangerous lecture by the likely next president of Yeshiva University.
Donald Trump is not a distraction. He is the thing our tradition teaches us to resist.
Even if you ignore history, the prime minister's suggestion that contemporary Israelis would never dream of expelling Palestinians is painfully false.
U.S. negotiators fight hard for American arms manufacturers - but not for a two-state solution.
They risk becoming the Jewish version of the 'Alt-Right,' a community that champions its own ethnic interests even when the result is outright bigotry.
The Jewish establishment cannot fight anti-Muslim bigotry because elements of that establishment are complicit in it.
Because he represents a brand of nationalism that doesn’t really include them.
Exasperation from continued racism and ongoing occupation created the common ground between Palestinian and African-American activists.
When U.S. Jewish leaders falsely accused Rep. Hank Johnson of 'anti-Semitism' they proved to American politicians that expressing moral outrage about the occupation can imperil their careers.
The entire tone of the Democratic convention’s first two nights suggests a defensiveness about Trump’s anti-Muslim attacks. Barely anyone has defended Barack Obama’s proposal to admit more Syrian refugees.
Saying Israelis and Palestinians can reach peace without outside intervention is like saying George Wallace and MLK could have ended discrimination without federal help.
Palestinians asked American Jews to join them in a 'Freedom Summer.' The result was extraordinary.
Donald Trump is a backlash against an extraordinary leap forward in American national identity that has no parallel across the Atlantic.
A mobilization would counter the shameful acquiescence to Trump in some corners of the American Jewish establishment.
How can a term no one can define provide moral clarity?
Many forget how devastating Clinton's 2008 loss was. No American political figure has absorbed as many blows as Clinton. And none has responded with more tenacity and grit.
Jewish conservatives who condemn the GOP candidate should condemn his Jewish sidekick too.
Some of history’s biggest anti-Semites had Jews that they loved.