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What Should I Tell My Toddler About Santa?

We’re going to the in-laws for Christmas and my son’s cousins believe in Santa. What, if anything, should I tell him about jolly old St. Nick?

What’s Actually at Stake for Brits and Americans in the Anti-Semitism Furor

Leaders like Jeremy Corbyn of the British Labour Party and Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican candidate for president, need to be clear to their supporters about what’s acceptable.


Don’t Buy the Junk Science That Says Yiddish Originated in Turkey

Despite what Dr. Eran Elhaik claims, four villages in ancient Turkey that once had names similar to ‘Ashkenaz’ are not the cradle of the Yiddish language, Jordan Kutzik argues.


5 Ways To Know If Your Anti-Zionist Comment Is Anti-Semitic

For people — Jews and non-Jews alike — who are talking about the Middle East, here is a rough guide to help your anti-Zionist comment not be plain anti-Semitic.


Should He Stay or Should He Go? Neither — Bernie Sanders Has a Third Path

Bernie Sanders could spend the next few months in a grudge match against Hillary Clinton. Or he could seize the moment to shape America by building a movement behind his vision, J.J. Goldberg writes.


We’re Celebrating Passover. Where Is Hope for Peace in Israel, Freedom and Progress?

Passover had a certain bittersweet cast to it this year. I don’t think I’m the only one who felt it.

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