Policing the Borders of Suffering

When it comes to concentration camps and other carceral spaces, the debate over vocabulary lays bare the inconsistencies in our fights for justice.

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Whose Concentration Camps?

AOC is drawing the correct lessons from Holocaust history, unlike mainstream Jewish institutions.

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Apartheid Is Israel’s “Desired Reality”

An interview with Haaretz journalist Amira Hass about occupation, the diaspora, and what comes next.

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Murder Ballads

In Szilárd Borbély’s theological poetry, death is the one true God.

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Anti-Choice Activists Have Invented an “Abortion Holocaust”

New legislation codifies an insidious comparison.

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A Divorce Story, from “Both Sides”

Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s debut novel reflects the irrelevance of Jewishness to the most pressing concerns in many American Jews’ lives.

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If You Prick Watto, Does He Not Bleed?

Twenty years after The Phantom Menace, an antisemitic caricature reconsidered.

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Atrocity in the Off Hours

What can we learn from photographs of cross-dressing Nazi soldiers?

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The Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus Is a Sham

Linking arms with allies of white supremacists to fight white supremacy won’t work.

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UChicago Wildcat Strike Empties Classrooms

The grad student union’s three-day work stoppage was a demonstration of power.

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New York’s First-Time Women Voters

A 1918 dispatch from a Yiddish newspaper documents the experiences of women legally voting for the first time.

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An Infinite Deal

Blocking the Damascus Gate on Jerusalem Day.

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