Whose Genizah?

October 02, 2021

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Jewish “Supremacy” Law Passed

July 20, 2018

Israel redefines itself as a nation and decides who will be supreme and who won’t. After the Knesset’s passage of a new law defining Israel as “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” Ayman Odeh, speaking in the name of the Arab Joint List, an alliance of four predominantly Arab parties,...

Hillary Clinton, Take Another Look at the American Jewish Community

November 14, 2015

In an open letter to Hillary Clinton, a Jewish activist calls out the Democratic presidential candidate over a recent article. Dear Secretary Clinton, I have faith that you want to stand with the Jewish people as we work toward peace with the Palestinians. But your recent article in The...

A Modern Jewish Stand Against the Global Rise of Anti-Semitism

September 10, 2014

We will stand strong in defiance but we won’t surrender our capacity to love. I am not a journalist, not a politician, and not a celebrity. I grew up in New York City. My friends and partners have always been from mixed cultural, racial and religious backgrounds. I wouldn't have it any other...

Gaza Protests in Paris: Pro-Palestinian or Anti-Jewish?

August 01, 2014

What’s behind the Gaza protests in Paris and the rise of anti-Semitism? Public Service Announcement: “Being ‘Pro-Palestinian’ is not the same as calling for violence against Israel or Jewish people.” This seems self-evident. However, many Palestinian supporters seem to feel that it is...

Jewish Settlements and the Peace Talks (Part 2/2)

June 12, 2014

In order to solve the issue of Jewish settlements, the primacy of the narrative has to be overcome. It is a central Palestinian argument that settlements are the main obstacle for peace. However, the factual record does not prove this point. Israel, by its own decision,...

Jewish Settlements and the Peace Talks (Part 1/2)

May 25, 2014

In order to solve the issue of Jewish settlements, the primacy of the narrative has to be overcome. The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a multi-faceted and historically protracted conflict, the origins of which can be traced back to the late 19th century. It can be argued that such a complicated...

Jewish Settlements and the One-State Solution

May 25, 2014

The one-state solution is the only way forward for Palestinians and Israelis. The metastasis of Jewish colonies in Palestine has reinforced the argument that there will never be a Palestinian state. Now, there are approximately 600,000 colonists in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, the...

Israel and Palestine: An Animated Intro

May 01, 2014

What are Israelis and Palestinians fighting over and what is the solution?

Remembering Belzec

January 27, 2014

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, a look at one of the Third Reich’s nearly-forgotten death machines. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Third Reich’s invasion of Poland — a date when most scholars argue that, under the cover of total war, Nazism’s so-called "Final Solution of the...

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