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The Long Reach of Restraint
For Israel’s Supreme Court, to exercise power might be to lose it.
It Is Impossible to “Shrink the Conflict”
The Israeli government cannot significantly improve Palestinian lives without granting them basic rights.
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Trick of the Light
For the Sake of Truth
Poet and activist Mohammed El-Kurd discusses his debut collection, the vexed meanings of visibility, and the long history of Palestinian freedom struggles.
How Israel Advocates Shut Down a Union’s Motion to Endorse BDS
Ode to the Security Woman
Portraits of Resistance in Masafer Yatta
“If I can’t come into the classroom ready to listen, it’s not an abolitionist space.”
Ritchie Torres Is the Future of “Pro-Israel” Politics
From Minneapolis to Jerusalem
From the Newsletter
Black Hebrew Israelites in the Spotlight
The journalist Sam Kestenbaum on the history of the religious tradition embraced by Kyrie Irving and Kanye West.
What the FBI’s Investigation of Shireen Abu Akleh’s Killing Won’t Resolve
The probe is the first by a US agency into the death of the Palestinian American journalist.
“Twitter Has Been a Lifeline”
Elon Musk’s takeover of the site could destroy a valuable avenue for Palestinian activism.
AIPAC Spent Big to Defeat Progressives This Election Cycle
The lobbying group’s $28.5 million blitz could make Democrats think twice about criticizing Israel.
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Terms of Entry
Deborah Lipstadt vs. “The Oldest Hatred”
The Passion of 964 Park Place
World War II Revisionism at the Jewish Museum
The Many Oblivions of Babi Yar
Eric Adams’s Moral Panics
A Prison Break Liberates the Palestinian Political Imagination
Six detainees’ dramatic escape from a maximum-security Israeli prison has sparked demonstrations across the occupied territories and shifted Palestinians’ sense of what is possible.
“They Want To Kick Us Out of This Land”
An interview with journalist and activist Basil al-Adraa about covering settler violence
Shabbat Terror in the West Bank
For religious Zionist settlers in the South Hebron Hills, attacks on Palestinians have become a Shabbat afternoon pastime.
Israeli Forces Demolish Elementary School in Masafer Yatta
The aftermath of the demolition of a school in the Masafer Yatta area of the West Bank by Israeli forces, which ordered children to evacuate from their classrooms before the bulldozers set to work. Demolishing Palestinian structures, including schools, is...
On The Nose
On the Nose
is our biweekly podcast. The editorial staff discusses the politics, culture, and questions that animate today’s Jewish left.
Victory for Netanyahu’s Far-Right Alliance
Gaza Under Blockade
That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore
Joshua Cohen tries and fails to reanimate the canonical Jewish American novel.
The Prophet with Eyes
Attention Must Be Paid
Under the Hood
Letters from Our Readers
On “In Internal Memo, American Jewish Committee Blasts Op-Ed on ‘Jewish-Free Zones’ at Berkeley Law”
Your article about the University of California Berkeley School of Law erroneously states that Kenneth Marcus “pioneered” the “strategy” of filing civil rights complaints using Title VI of the Civil...
Susan B. Tuchman
New York, New York
On “The Mapping Project” Podcast
The June 30th podcast episode raised concerns about The Mapping Project—an anonymous activist effort aiming to document, in their words, "local [Massachusetts] institutional support for the colonization of Palestine and...
When Settler Becomes Native
Examining the claim of Jewish indigeneity in the land of Israel
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