When the right-wing pro-Israel community completely writes off all pro-Palestinian advocates as 'anti-Semites' it cheapens the charge of anti-Semitism. That's not only unfair - it’s actually dangerous for Jews
Raphael Magarik is a Phd Candidate in English and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Twitter: @raffimagarik
Opinion For Jeff Sessions, the Bible Justifies Separating Children From Parents - and Authoritarian Rule in America
When he grotesquely defends the Trump administration's policy by citing Romans 13, the Attorney General exposes not his belief in God - but in unchecked power. Just like his boss
It’s immoral and indefensible that Women’s March leader Tamika Mallory is currying favor with a despicable man. But as we pillory her, remember: We U.S. Jews tolerate, and frequently honor, our own Farrakhans - because we’re dependent on them
Haroon Moghul's 'How to Be a Muslim: An American Story' is a testament to the vitality of American multiculturalism, even after Trump’s election
Sociologist Mitchell Duneier frames his history of urban black life in America by showing how pre-modern Jewish ghettos were complex spaces in which Jews suffered but also thrived.
Professor Dov Waxman argues that American Jewish disagreement about Israel 'reflects broader shifts in the American Jewish community' in his new book, 'Trouble in the Tribe.'
A new book tells the story of how Zionism's outsiders became its power elite.
A new biography of Saul Bellow and collection of nonfiction shed less light on the great Jewish American author than does reading, and rereading, his fiction.
In his new book, Jonathan Marc Gribetz offers surprising insight into how the two groups in early 20th-century Palestine saw each other through a religious, but not necessarily hostile, lens.
BDS is compelling because it offers a concrete solution. If Jews want to prevent the boycott movement from gaining ground, we must offer an alternative plan to end the occupation.