Know Your “Enemy”

Ethiopian Israeli organizer Avi Yalou discusses the usefulness of the occupation to maintaining oppressive systems within Israel.

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We Will Protect Each Other

Efforts to scare anti-ICE protesters with extrajudicial violence won’t work.

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This Is the Important Part

Leveraging US military aid to Israel is the only serious path to peace.

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Dual Disloyalty

Who do Jewish institutions actually serve?

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Kaddish for David Berman

His albums took up the grand project of Jewishness, to which he came honestly: wrestling with God, playing the stranger.

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The Right Kind of Continuity

Jeffrey Epstein and the sexual politics of Jewish philanthropy.

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Who Needs Social Realism?

As the popularity of social realist cinema wanes, Ken Loach and the Dardenne brothers offer possible visions for the genre’s future.

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Gods, Guns, and Country

Trade in weapons and ultra-nationalist ideas is driving an expanding India–­­Israel alliance.

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Happiness, As Such

An excerpt from a 1973 novel by Natalia Ginzburg, newly translated by Minna Zallman Proctor.

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A Diaspora of One

A new biography of Marxist historian Eric Hobsbawm downplays his Jewishness and attempts to soften his radicalism.

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Searching for Black Thought in White Antifascism

Natasha Lennard’s otherwise incisive new essay collection fails to adequately address what nonwhiteness might offer antifascist thought.

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Bayla’s Disease

Bayla worries she’ll die before becoming a famous artist.

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