Hostages’ Families Fight to Be Heard
The families of those held in Gaza have faced violence and neglect in their quest to retrieve their loved ones.
Maya Rosen November 15, 2023
Crisis at the 92nd Street Y
A recent controversy suggests the post-October 7th political landscape will pose existential challenges for Jewish institutions trying to maintain pro-Israel politics alongside a broad cultural mission.
Mari Cohen November 8, 2023
Calls for a Ceasefire Get Little Traction in Congress
Three weeks into Israel’s assault on Gaza, only about 10% of House Democrats have called for an end to the bombing.
Alex Kane October 27, 2023
An Anti-Palestinian Crackdown Across Europe
European leaders are responding to growing pro-Palestine protests with an unprecedented wave of repression.
Jonathan Shamir October 26, 2023
A “McCarthyite Backlash” Against Pro-Palestine Speech
From university disciplinary hearings to death threats, supporters of Palestinian rights are facing a wave of reprisals.
Alex Kane October 20, 2023
Gazan Workers Stuck in Purgatory After Israel Revokes Permits
In what human rights groups call “a prohibited act of vengeance,” Israel has stripped Gazan workers of their legal status, detaining many without trial.
Jonathan Shamir October 19, 2023
Major News Networks Sideline Palestinian Analysts
Leading Palestinian commentators describe canceled appearances and segments pulled from CBS and CNN shows.
Mari Cohen October 18, 2023
The Hamas Attacks and Israeli Response: An Explainer
A rolling explainer answering readers’ questions about the current situation in Israel/Palestine.
Alex Kane, Mari Cohen, Jonathan Shamir, and Isaac Scher October 10, 2023
“Biden’s Legacy Will Be Apartheid”
President Biden has answered Prime Minister Netanyahu’s extremist government with only the mildest of rebukes. Critics say he is failing to meet the moment.
Alex Kane September 20, 2023
Step by Step
Can Holocaust remembrance stones break Spain’s “Pact of Silence” around its civil war?
Andrew Silverstein July 18, 2023
The Strange Logic of Germany’s Antisemitism Bureaucrats
An army of antisemitism commissioners was supposed to help Germany atone for its past. Critics say it is evidence of a memory effort gone haywire.
Peter Kuras July 18, 2023
The Hindu Nationalists Using the Pro-Israel Playbook
Inspired by Jewish groups that cast criticism of Israel as antisemitism, Hindu American organizations are advancing a concept of “Hinduphobia” that puts India beyond reproach.
Aparna Gopalan June 28, 2023
The Israeli Far Right’s Man in Princeton
How did Im Tirtzu founder Ronen Shoval end up promoting Israel’s judicial overhaul at one of the US’s most prestigious universities?
Dahlia Krutkovich and Sarah Rosen June 8, 2023
Why Are Progressive Legislators Opposing New York’s First Anti-Settlement Bill?
The “Not on our dime” act would ban tax-deductible donations to Israeli settlements, but centrists and progressives alike say the proposed law is “a ploy to demonize” Jewish nonprofits.
Alex Kane and Mari Cohen May 31, 2023
Jamaal Bowman and Bernie Sanders Urge the Biden State Department to Investigate Israeli Use of US Weapons
A letter signed by eight other Democrats is congressional progressives’ most forceful response yet to Israel’s new far-right government.
Alex Kane March 29, 2023
What Comes Next for Jews of Color Activism?
As Jewish institutions neglect the diversity commitments they made in 2020, anti-racism organizers experiment with new approaches.
Arielle Isack March 23, 2023
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ADL Staffers Dissented After CEO Compared Palestinian Rights Groups to Right-Wing Extremists, Leaked Audio Reveals
A special meeting called to answer internal critics shows that the ADL’s vocal opposition to the anti-Zionist left is controversial even within the organization.
Mari Cohen and Alex Kane March 8, 2023
New Report Could Hamstring Palestine Advocacy in Britain’s Largest Student Organization
Long a platform for anti-Zionist politics in the UK, the National Union of Students has agreed to limit speech about Israel/Palestine.
Dahlia Krutkovich February 8, 2023
J Street’s Balancing Act Comes Under Pressure
The liberal Zionist organization is proving too critical of Israel for the mainstream Democratic establishment it courts—and not critical enough for its own constituency.
Alex Kane February 1, 2023
How a Giant of Responsible Investing Agreed to an Israel Exception
After a multi-year campaign by Jewish groups, Morningstar—a major firm known for socially responsible investing—is softening its approach to Israeli human rights abuses.
Mari Cohen January 25, 2023
The Gamified Occupation
A Fauda-themed escape room in Tel Aviv gives customers a taste of military rule.
Sophia Goodfriend December 16, 2022
Palestine Is a Proxy Fight in a Fractious DSA
With a sizable gap between the left’s demand for Palestinian liberation and the pro-Israel tack of national politics, Palestine takes center stage in arguments about discipline and electoralism.
Alex Kane December 15, 2022
In Internal Memo, American Jewish Committee Blasts Op-Ed on “Jewish-Free Zones” at Berkeley Law
The group’s disavowal of an article written by Israel advocate Kenneth Marcus revealed tension over the best strategy to combat campus Palestine activism.
Mari Cohen and Alex Kane October 14, 2022
The GOP’s Plan to Build the Third Temple
Republicans are working with Kahanist activists to advance a violent vision of Jewish control over Jerusalem’s holy sites.
Corey Sherman October 7, 2022
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