Editorial

Toward a Candid Confrontation

On the Women’s March, antisemitism, and accountability.

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Essay

Ocasio-Cortez’s Jewish Heritage Isn’t About You

AOC’s announcement of Jewish heritage needs to be read in the context of Sephardic and Latin American history.

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Conversation

The Lost World of Yiddish Anarchists

January 15, 2019

It's more than just Yom Kippur Balls.

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Review

Mission Not Quite Accomplished

January 7, 2019

“Vice” is a flawed but valuable corrective to liberal Bush era amnesia.

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One Year of
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Poetry

Chain Migration

January 17, 2019

A poetic meditation on migratory inheritances.

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Review

Is 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' in on the Joke?

December 7, 2018

For all the affection Mrs. Maisel showers on Jewish comedy, it doesn't seem to understand its function.

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Essay

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Jewish Heritage Means

January 8, 2019

Claiming Jewish heritage is fundamentally different than claiming Jewishness. But it still matters.

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Comic

The President Responds to Rashida Tlaib

January 8, 2019

Is it really Rep. Tlaib’s language that's a “disgrace”?

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Poetry

Lot’s Wife Speaks

January 2, 2019

Laura Eve Engel’s debut poetry collection, THINGS THAT GO, uses the biblical story to contemplate the act of looking and its ethics in an age of clickable tragedy.

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