Jay Michaelson


How 'Klinghoffer' Stereotypes Both Sides

By Jay Michaelson

How 'Klinghoffer' Stereotypes Both Sides
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ is anti-Israel — and anti-Palestinian, Jay Michaelson writes. The opera traffics in offensive caricatures that do a disservice to both sides.Read More


Why AIPAC Is Anti-Israel

By Jay Michaelson

Why AIPAC Is Anti-Israel
The right often claims dovish groups don’t have Israel’s interests at heart. Jay Michaelson thinks it’s time to turn that logic around.Read More


Live-Blogging The Rapture and the Demise of Nicolas Cage

By Jay Michaelson

Live-Blogging The Rapture and the Demise of Nicolas Cage
Why is Jay Michaelson live-blogging the Christian end-of-times movie ‘Left Behind’? He wants to know how a big slice of America thinks — plus he’s worried about Nicolas Cage’s career.Read More


Same-Sex Marriage Wins at SCOTUS

By Jay Michaelson

Same-Sex Marriage Wins at SCOTUS
With the latest court victory for same-sex marriage, Jay Michaelson assesses what has changed in society’s thinking about LGBT people — and why it matters to all Jews.Read More


We Are All Pamela Geller

By Jay Michaelson

We Are All Pamela Geller
Pamela Geller is back with another incendiary anti-Muslim ad campaign. Jay Michaelson thinks we should use this to recognize all that is fearful, irrational and hateful in us.Read More



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