Essay

Roth Versus The Rabbis

May 23, 2018Josh Lambert

“It was presumptuous of you, Rabbi Rackman, to speak of yourself to me as ‘a leader of his people.’ You are not my leader and I can only thank God for it.”

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Fiction

Hitchhikers

An excerpt from the novel SADNESS IS A WHITE BIRD by Moriel Rothman-Zecher.

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Dispatch

Keep Looking Until You Find It

May 24, 2018Maia Ipp

A surprising encounter with the Book of Ruth at a participatory art ritual in New York.

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Critique

Intersectionality Is Not a Reason for Jews to Leave Our Movements

May 22, 2018Sarah Seltzer

The issue with intersectional discourse for many Jews, especially those with economic and skin color privilege, is that it requires us to take a tough look at how some Jews at home and abroad have become oppressors, or enablers of oppression.

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Review

Indonesia's Unmourned Communists

May 23, 2018Mitchell Abidor

A new work addresses the long-neglected mass politicide of communists in Indonesia.

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Essay

'Three More Pieces'

May 17, 2018Sasha Senderovich

"I don’t recall that those colorful brochures from Israel, sent to Russian Jews like my family, mentioned the Palestinians."

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Essay

Gaza and the Question of Culpability

May 16, 2018Noah Kulwin

Hamas did not force Palestinians to march to the fence. Gaza's desperate situation did.

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Review

Our Hilarious Overlords

May 23, 2018Logan Bayroff

What's so funny about backstabbing, brutality and mass murder? Quite a lot.

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Essay

The Jerusalem Embassy Ceremony Was Liberal Zionism's Funeral

May 17, 2018Joshua Leifer

America and Israel's Monday celebration made it clear what supporting Israel looks like in practice.

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