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Know Your “Enemy”
Ethiopian Israeli organizer Avi Yalou discusses the usefulness of the occupation to maintaining oppressive systems within Israel.
Libby Lenkinski August 19, 2019
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The Future of the Forward
New Forward editor Jodi Rudoren discusses what’s next for the 122-year-old institution.
Rachel Cohen July 31, 2019
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The Price of Living Together
Houria Bouteldja lays out the choice facing the Jewish community: provisional privilege or solidarity.
Isabel Frey June 26, 2019
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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.
Mari Cohen June 12, 2019
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Catastrophic Love
Hadar Ahuvia’s new show explores the language of Zionism’s folk dances in order to face the Nakba.
Svetlana Kitto May 22, 2019
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An Optimist Signs Off
An exit interview with Haaretz columnist Bradley Burston.
Naomi Zeveloff May 14, 2019
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Undercover with New York Nazis
An interview with an activist who spent three months infiltrating the alt-right.
Michael McCanne May 1, 2019
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Taking a Stan
An interview with the 19-year-old Taylor Swift fan who went to prison rather than serve in the IDF.
Jacobin Magazine April 12, 2019
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You Can Give This to Your Gentile Friends
Nathan Englander talks about God and the internet in his new novel kaddish.com.
Lauren Goldenberg April 10, 2019
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‘We Are Always Met With Violence’: Gaza’s March of Return At One Year
Activist Jehad Abusalim reflects on Gaza’s 2018 protests.
Naomi Dann March 29, 2019
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America’s Jewish Colonizers
The author of The Jews’ Indian connects North American Jewish migration to colonial history.
Hadas Binyamini March 7, 2019
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Spiritual Skillshare
Two multidisciplinary artists discuss the film about their chavruta, exchanging drum lessons for bat mitzvah lessons.
Gabriela Geselowitz February 22, 2019
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Finding Jewish Community in Tattoos
An interview with Toronto-based tattoo artist Joey Nicholson.
Isaac Brosilow February 13, 2019
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Who’s Trying to Kill BDS on Campus?
An interview with Forward reporter Josh Nathan-Kazis.
Rachel Cohen January 21, 2019
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Making History, Blintzes, and Trouble
Longtime leftist activists Dick and Mickey Flacks reflect on their lives, their work, and their new memoir.
Jacob Plitman January 21, 2019
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The Lost World of Yiddish Anarchists
It’s more than just Yom Kippur Balls.
Claire Ehrlich January 15, 2019
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The Language of Displacement
Mexican author Myriam Moscona talks about building a legacy for Ladino in the world.
Alejandro Meter and Myriam Moscona December 4, 2018
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Reading for Silence
Idra Novey talks about US intervention through a female gaze, reading silence in literature, and the strange prescience of her new novel, Those Who Knew.
Lauren Goldenberg November 5, 2018
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The Road to Trans Liberation
Chicago poet H. Melt discusses their new chapbook.
Hannah Steinkopf-Frank and H. Melt October 30, 2018
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Sacred Ruins
Performance artist Sacha Yanow speaks with filmmaker Sasha Wortzel about queer and Jewish inheritances in Yanow’s new performance “Cherie Dre,” conceived in the ruins of the Borscht Belt.
Sacha Yanow and Sasha Wortzel October 18, 2018
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Julia Salazar In Her Own Words
In a Q&A just ahead of her primary, the New York state senate candidate addresses her past, present, and the future of her campaign.
Jacob Plitman August 27, 2018
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The Sharpness Comes Later
Multimedia artists Hadassa Goldvicht and Jacqueline Nicholls discuss self-censorship, labels like “Jewish” and “feminist” art, art as prayer, and more.
Hadassa Goldvicht and Jacqueline Nicholls August 21, 2018
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Please Go To My Country and Say Salaam
An interview with Gazan painter Malak Mattar.
Emily C. Bell July 24, 2018
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The Best Argument for Socialism
An interview with Keith Gessen about his new novel, A Terrible Country.
Lauren Goldenberg July 18, 2018
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