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On a practical level, this debate is about the rights (or restrictions) of transgender people. But if you listen closely, it’s about so much more, Jane Eisner writes.


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Hebron Shooting Makes Israel’s Top Brass Look Like Our Republican Party

The wave of public support for a soldier awaiting court-martial for homicide is a sort of Israeli parallel to the Donald Trump phenomenon, J.J. Goldberg writes.


Breaking the Silence Is Wrong — But Columbia Hillel Was Right To Play Host Anyway

Students who believe Breaking the Silence promulgates dangerous fictions are nonetheless glad that the group spoke at Columbia Hillel. Here’s why.

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