Forward contributing editor Jay Michaelson has won the 2014 Deadline Club award for opinion writing.
The ADL says its global poll shows a quarter of the world holds anti-Semitic views. But Jay Michaelson says the study is so hopelessly flawed, any thinking person could fail — even a rabbi.
With the debate about the supposed role of sexism in Jill Abramson’s firing from The New York Times, Elissa Strauss looks at one place where gender discrimination definitely exists: the op-ed page.
Sigal Samuel argues that Zionism wasn’t “kidnapped” in Saul Friedlander’s sense, but can be understood in terms of the Talmudic category tinok shenishba — literally, a captured infant.
Holocaust historian Saul Friedlander says that Zionism was ‘kidnapped’ by the right, but Emily Hauser disagrees. The right didn’t have to take it — the silent middle handed it over.