Jay Michaelson


Israel Never Would've Killed 'The Interview' — So Why Did We?

By Jay Michaelson

Israel Never Would've Killed 'The Interview' — So Why Did We?
Scrapping ‘The Interview’ over North Korean threats shows America at its weakest. We could learn from Israel, which would never back down to a two-bit dictator, writes Jay Michaelson.Read More


Coming to Terms With Death of the Jewish Mainstream

By Jay Michaelson

Coming to Terms With Death of the Jewish Mainstream
After a dispiriting year, Jay Michaelson wonders whether systemic change is possible in the Jewish community. He offers an alternative.Read More


The Laws That Killed Eric Garner

By Jay Michaelson

The Laws That Killed Eric Garner
The ancient Jews knew that God demands adherence to law. Jay Michaelson explains how America has moved so far away from that precept when it comes to police and black men.Read More


Ferguson Shows an Unjust System Cannot Produce Justice

By Jay Michaelson

Ferguson Shows an Unjust System Cannot Produce Justice
It’s too early for anyone to have fully digested the testimony presented to the grand jury in Darren Wilson’s case. But whatever the facts, Jay Michaelson writes its conclusions are already suspect.Read More


I Admit It — I'm Binational-Curious

By Jay Michaelson

I Admit It — I'm Binational-Curious
A growing chorus of people from the left and the right declares the need for a one-state solution. Jay Michaelson is ready to listen but he needs some details.Read More



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