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Amazingly, One Can Care About Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia

Using Muslim safety as a pawn in an argument about anti-Semitism helps no one.


It’s Time To Stop The Exploitative Romanticization Of Undocumented Immigrants

Saying America’s economy would collapse without undocumented workers to do menial, underpaid, exploitative work, is like saying that the American economy would ...

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French Court: Robbery And Rape Of Jewish Couple Not A Hate Crime

French prosecutors omitted any reference to hate crimes from the indictment of four men suspected of rape and robbery at a suburban Paris home they acknowledged...


Nothing But Family Comes Between The Bread

At Between the Bread, Jon Eisen gets candid about how he grew his family’s fast-casual eatery, and how it changed the mother-son relationship.

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Bedouin ‘Car-Ramming’ Was Accident Not Terror: Israeli Probe

JERUSALEM — An incident in which a Bedouin teacher ran over a police officer during demonstrations in an unauthorized Bedouin village over home demolitions was...


Making Chelm Great Again

A fictional cautionary tale for our times.

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Poland Sets 6-Month Deadline For Warsaw Restitution Claims

— The municipality of Warsaw published a list of 48 buildings claimed in now-dormant restitution suits, opening a six-month window for new claims under recent legislation. If no action is taken on the property before the deadline, it will be transferred permanently to the city, the World Jewish Restitution Organization, or WJRO, wrote in a…


Letter to the Editor: Liberals Should Support a One State Solution

As liberals, we should be calling for this recognition of de facto annexation. That doesn’t mean acceptance, but it would force the issue and forestall the cont...


Is Judaism A Good Model For Islamic Reform?

Who has the authenticity and authority in Islam to call for reform of the sort true moderates desire?

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North Carolina Jewish School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A Jewish day school in Durham, North Carolina, was evacuated Wednesday after a receiving a bomb threat. Parents of students at the Lerner Jewish Community Day S...


How Marie Antoinette and Sean Spicer Are Making Babka Famous

Thanks to a tweet from the Anne Frank Center, babka is having a moment. But how did a tasty yeast cake wind up being called “babka” anyway?