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Office Hours: Marilyn Golden

“Why does anyone take heed of disability access? Nobody handed out civil rights laws on a silver platter.”

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Eternal Return

In Natalia Ginzburg’s fiction—including three recently reissued works—painful things cannot be put off forever.

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What Does “From the River to the Sea” Really Mean?

The much-maligned slogan resists the fragmentation of Palestinian land and people by Israeli occupation and discrimination.

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Flu, 1918

Remembering a year of hell and devastation—the year of the Spanish flu.

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Letters to the Editor: Antisemitism Uptick and Organizing Jews

Readers respond to web content published in May, including an article analyzing antisemitism statistics and an audio conversation on organizing American Jews.

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When “Antifa” Is the Enemy

A new group calling itself “Jewish-Israeli Dissent” is challenging the German left’s unbridled support for Israeli government policies.

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Who Owns American Judaism?

Lila Corwin Berman’s new book traces the explosion of the American Jewish philanthropic sector over the past 70 years—and its corrosive effect on contemporary Jewish life.

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Celan at 100

In honor of poet Paul Celan’s centennial—and the completion of Pierre Joris’s translation project—a selection of Celan’s works and pieces in dialogue with him.

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A Closer Look at the ‘Uptick’ in Antisemitism

The ADL is reporting a surge in antisemitic incidents. But confirming a spike in hate crimes is a notoriously difficult task.

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The Rise of the New Settler State

In Lod and other so-called “mixed” cities, recent violence stems in part from the presence of religious Zionist groups that have transposed the settler movement’s methods back inside the Green Line.

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Rediscovering a Pathbreaking Queer Jewish Writer

A conversation with historian Jonathan Ned Katz on the life of Eve Adams.

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