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The Dangers of a “New Cold War” with Russia
A conversation with the historian and foreign policy expert Stephen Wertheim.
David Klion March 24, 2022
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Facing Questions About Its Israel Trips, the Sierra Club Falters
Under pressure first from Palestinian and then from Israel advocates, the environmental group has struggled to navigate travel to the region.
Isaac Scher March 22, 2022
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Russia’s Anti-War Protesters Are Facing Unprecedented Repression
Putin’s regime is cracking down on the last vestiges of political dissent.
Oksana Mironova and Ben Nadler March 17, 2022
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Knesset Renews Permanent Residency Ban for Palestinian Spouses of Israeli Citizens
The controversial law is intended to protect a Jewish demographic majority.
Alex Kane March 16, 2022
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The Jewish World’s Ambivalence About Russian Oligarchs
As Western governments sanction Putin’s inner circle, Israel and various Jewish organizations are more hesitant.
David Klion March 10, 2022
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A Judicial Reprieve for Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah
Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that four families slated for eviction can remain in their homes—for now.
Elisheva Goldberg March 8, 2022
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A Progressive Foreign Policy Response to the War in Ukraine
An interview with Matt Duss, Bernie Sanders’s foreign policy adviser, on Russia’s invasion.
Alex Kane March 1, 2022
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Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: An Explainer
Responses to common questions on day one of Putin’s war of choice.
David Klion February 24, 2022
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How the Seattle Jewish Federation Blocked a Donation to B’Tselem
Donor-advised funds have legal discretion to deny gifts to groups that criticize Israel.
Alex Kane February 23, 2022
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Ukraine in Limbo
Amid Western intelligence warnings that Russia could invade at any time, Ukrainians are trying to go about their daily lives.
Linda Kinstler February 18, 2022
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Deutsche Welle Firings Set Chilling Precedent for Free Speech in Germany
Seven Arab and Muslim journalists have lost their jobs for the alleged “antisemitism” of criticizing Israel.
Alex Kane February 16, 2022
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The Jewish Left on Jeopardy!
An interview with three-time champion and longtime activist Emma Saltzberg.
David Klion February 11, 2022
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Should the Heart Make a Stone of Itself?
An interview with the photographer Jason Francisco.
Maia Ipp February 10, 2022
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The Amnesty Report on Israeli Apartheid: An Explainer
Responses to common questions about the human rights organization’s decision to recognize the nature of the occupation.
Alex Kane February 9, 2022
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Recording the Survival
A new exhibition in Miami seeks to establish Maryan S. Maryan’s work as vital to the landscape of 20th-century art.
Dana Bassett February 4, 2022
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No Justice for a Palestinian American Who Died in IDF Custody
The soldiers responsible for Omar Assad’s death at 78 have faced no meaningful consequences.
Alex Kane February 2, 2022
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What’s Behind Iran’s New Hebrew-Language News Site?
Tasnim’s foray into Hebrew is part of an escalating propaganda war between Israel and Iran.
Orly Noy January 28, 2022
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Democrats Mostly Silent on Sheikh Jarrah Expulsions
Key members of Congress who criticized Israel last spring are declining to comment on Palestinian home demolitions.
Mari Cohen January 26, 2022
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The Club Recreates the Ladino-Speaking World of Jewish Istanbul
The Netflix series punctures Turkey’s official narratives to present a more complicated and realistic picture.
Nesi Altaras January 21, 2022
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Israeli Forces Kill Two Elderly Palestinians in Two Weeks
The latest victims of the occupation include a US citizen and a revered nonviolent activist.
Elisheva Goldberg January 20, 2022
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Surviving Yet Another Prison Quarantine
Every Covid lockdown means losing the few privileges that make incarceration more bearable.
Christopher Blackwell January 14, 2022
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We’re Still Living Through the Aftermath of January 6th
The Capitol Riot was an extreme manifestation of the right’s decades-long efforts to subvert democracy.
David Klion January 6, 2022
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A Brooklyn Rally Against Antisemitism Offers Right-Wing Solutions
After a Jewish man was attacked for wearing an IDF hoodie, demonstrators responded with calls for more cops.
Alex Kane January 5, 2022
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Desmond Tutu’s Lifelong Struggle Against Apartheid
South Africa’s moral leader frequently clashed with Israel and the American Jewish establishment.
Alex Kane December 29, 2021
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