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When You Can’t Stay Home

Four responses to the Covid-19 housing crisis.

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Are We Post-Sepharadim?

A conversation with scholar Devin E. Naar about what meaningful Sephardic representation might look like in the wake of near-total erasure.

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Calling a Nazi a Nazi

Journalist Talia Lavin discusses the imperative—and the dangers—of covering the far right.

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Can the Reform Movement Stand Up to the Settler Right?

The movement’s leadership role in Israel’s Jewish National Fund puts it in charge of evicting a Palestinian family, whether it wants to or not.

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The New Heimish Populism

The protests in Borough Park reflect a shift in Orthodox communities, long in the making, toward a Trumpian style of politics.

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Justice You Shall Pursue

The religious tenor of public mourning for RBG reveals a conflation of Jewishness with American liberalism, which forecloses the possibility of reckoning with either.

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For Louise Glück

A triptych honoring Louise Glück’s Nobel win

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Degrees of Separation

Playwright David Adjmi discusses his estrangement from the Syrian Jewish community, his ambivalence about identity politics, and his new memoir Lot Six.

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It’s Time to Re-Radicalize the Abortion Movement

As the prospect of a solidly conservative Supreme Court threatens Roe v. Wade, we must return the abortion movement to its neglected radical roots.

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Welcome to Lammville

How the Hasidic housing crisis led to the largest case of federal voter fraud in modern American history

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Blueprint for Feminism

Feminist City helps us dream up alternative futures, even if it doesn’t do the dreaming itself.

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