Daniel Jonah Goldhagen


Fueling Rage Over Anti-Islam Film

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Fueling Rage Over Anti-Islam Film
Jews played no role in creating the anti-Islamic video that has sparked worldwide violence and anger. That hasn’t stopped demonstrators from blaming the Jews.Read More


Don't Be Fooled by Egypt Happy Talk

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Don't Be Fooled by Egypt Happy Talk
Egypt’s new president and his Muslim Brotherhood are fundamentally anti-Semitic, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen writes. They could pose a key threat to Israel.Read More


The Lessons of Jewish Pluralism

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

The Lessons of Jewish Pluralism
Even with a plethora of Jewish identities, Jews have long been pluralistic. It’s important to correct the impression that we are intolerant, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen writes.Read More


The Other Denied Genocides

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

The Other Denied Genocides
Holocause denial is neither the only one nor the oldest form of genocide denial. Turkey, Guatemala and others try to look the other way from humanity’s worst crimes.Read More


Arabs Should Take Cue From Israel

By Daniel Jonah Goldhagen

Arabs Should Take Cue From Israel
Muslim countries emerging from the Arab Spring revolts are casting about for a democratic model. They need look no further than Israel, writes Daniel Jonah Goldhagen.Read More






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  • Will Americans who served in the Israeli army during the Gaza operation face war crimes charges when they get back home?
  • Talk about a fashion faux pas. What was Zara thinking with the concentration camp look?
  • “The Black community was resistant to the Jewish community coming into the neighborhood — at first.” Watch this video about how a group of gardeners is rebuilding trust between African-Americans and Jews in Detroit.
  • "I am a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man who was raised Catholic, but now considers himself a “common-law Jew.” We are raising our two young children as Jews. My husband's parents are still semi-practicing Catholics. When we go over to either of their homes, they bow their heads, often hold hands, and say grace before meals. This is an especially awkward time for me, as I'm uncomfortable participating in a non-Jewish religious ritual, but don't want his family to think I'm ungrateful. It's becoming especially vexing to me now that my oldest son is 7. What's the best way to handle this situation?" http://jd.fo/b4ucX What would you do?
  • Maybe he was trying to give her a "schtickle of fluoride"...
  • It's all fun, fun, fun, until her dad takes the T-Bird away for Shabbos.
  • "Like many Jewish people around the world, I observed Shabbat this weekend. I didn’t light candles or recite Hebrew prayers; I didn’t eat challah or matzoh ball soup or brisket. I spent my Shabbat marching for justice for Eric Garner of Staten Island, Michael Brown of Ferguson, and all victims of police brutality."
  • Happy #NationalDogDay! To celebrate, here's a little something from our archives:
  • A Jewish couple was attacked on Monday night in New York City's Upper East Side. According to police, the attackers flew Palestinian flags.
  • "If the only thing viewers knew about the Jews was what they saw on The Simpsons they — and we — would be well served." What's your favorite Simpsons' moment?
  • "One uncle of mine said, 'I came to America after World War II and I hitchhiked.' And Robin said, 'I waited until there was a 747 and a kosher meal.'" Watch Billy Crystal's moving tribute to Robin Williams at last night's #Emmys:
  • "Americans are much more focused on the long term and on the end goal which is ending the violence, and peace. It’s a matter of zooming out rather than debating the day to day.”
  • "I feel great sorrow about the fact that you decided to return the honor and recognition that you so greatly deserve." Rivka Ben-Pazi, who got Dutchman Henk Zanoli recognized as a "Righteous Gentile," has written him an open letter.
  • Is there a right way to criticize Israel?
  • From The Daily Show to Lizzy Caplan, here's your Who's Jew guide to the 2014 #Emmys. Who are you rooting for?
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