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Jeremy Corbyn Didn’t Win, So British Jews Shouldn’t Give Up on Labour

By Ben Cohen For me, the main takeaway from the British election June 8 was that Jeremy Corbyn, the far-left leader of the opposition Labour...

Let’s Break Our Current Political Intolerance

By Joel Rubin The shooting in Alexandria, Va., that nearly killed Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) could have been a horrifying massacre. That it wasn’t was...

Keeping Hope Alive as we Mark 50 Years of Occupation

By Ari Witkin Israel’s history is one of hope in dark times. From a Zionist dream in the depths of Europe, independence won in 1948...

Israel Critics Accidentally Admit There Is No ‘Occupation’

By Stephen M. Flatow Noted literary couple Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman have discovered a new cause: the evils of “the Israeli occupation of the...

Fifty Years After War, We Must Redouble Efforts for Two-State Peace

By Dan Segal The year 2017 is rich in anniversaries for the Jewish state. Over the next 12 months, Israel and Jews worldwide will mark...

‘Good’ Economy Still Leaves Many Silently Struggling

By Peggy Truitt “I had no idea others felt this way,” my client said. “I thought something was wrong with me.” In an era of dueling,...

From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

By Ben Cohen For those — like me — who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her...

Did President Trump Deliver on His First Overseas Trip?

By Joel Rubin As I began writing this piece, President Donald Trump was flying on Air Force One heading to Saudi Arabia. There, he met...

The Noxious Notion of Jewish Privilege

By Saul Golubcow In March, anti-Semitic posters were spread across the University of Illinois at Chicago attacking “white privilege” and going further by charging that...

Yes, Virginia, There Are Jews There

By Bonnie Glick First, the bad news. Shockingly, we have all been hearing and reading about vicious anti-Semitic attacks in Europe: shootings, stabbings, political leaders...