How Not to Fight Antisemitism
By appropriating the right’s strategy on antisemitism, the Jewish left has trapped itself in an empty discourse—and a counterproductive pose of victimhood.
Office Hours: Marilyn Golden
“Why does anyone take heed of disability access? Nobody handed out civil rights laws on a silver platter.”
The coexistence camp Seeds of Peace prides itself on bringing Israeli and Palestinian teenagers into a fruitful dialogue process. But alumni and staff now say that the model does more harm than good.Jess Rohan
How the ADL’s Israel Advocacy Undermines Its Civil Rights Work
Interviews with eight former ADL employees found that CEO Jonathan Greenblatt has repeatedly chosen to support crackdowns on criticism of Israel over protecting civil liberties, putting him in conflict with his own civil rights office.Alex Kane and Jacob Hutt
What Happened to IfNotNow?
The close of the Trump era finds the millennial anti-occupation group at a crossroads.Aaron Freedman
Revising the Dream
Members of the socialist-Zionist youth group Habonim Dror North America are increasingly pushing back on Zionism’s centrality in the movement.Mari Cohen
In honor of poet Paul Celan's centennial—and the completion of Pierre Joris's translation project—a selection of Celan's works and pieces in dialogue with him.
Excerpts from Microliths They Are, Little Stones
Excerpts from Memory Rose into Threshold Speech
Meditations on Celan
Remembering a year of hell and devastation—the year of the Spanish flu.
Portrait of a Siege
Jehad al-Saftawi’s photographs in My Gaza make up an intimate archive of daily life amid destruction.
“Being young with a broken heart, it’s not the same as being old with a broken heart.”
Rachel Breen’s textile work connects the garment industry to the suffering that sustains it.
The author reflects on the experience of giving her grandparents haircuts amid the pandemic.
A Compendium of Severance
Susan Taubes’s Divorcing traces the separation of a wife from her husband, a family from their homeland, and a people from their God.
Lost and Unfounded
Will Kafka’s work survive the distorted representations made in his name?
Who Owns American Judaism?
Lila Corwin Berman’s new book traces the explosion of the American Jewish philanthropic sector over the past 70 years—and its corrosive effect on contemporary Jewish life.
The Odd Years