Jerusalem Day and the Misuses of Religion

The language of Judaism can be used to sacralize — and to falsify — contemporary politics, with inevitably dangerous results.


Trump Has Killed the GOP, an Obituary for the Grand Old Party

As a conservative I view Paul Ryan’s announcement that he will vote for Donald Trump in November as the final nail in the coffin of the Republican Party.

The Broken Guardrail of Democracy That Let Donald Trump Get This Far

Our leaders pretend they don’t notice that it’s pressure from a handful of right-wing donors that keeps them silent on Donald Trump, J.J. Goldberg writes.


Don’t Apologize for Being Jewish — to the Left or the Right

If you cower in the face of the progressive left or the alt-right, you are rejecting all the things that we have worked for, Noam Neusner writes.


Did Bernie Sanders Choose the Wrong People To Push Democrats for Shift on Israel?

George W. Bush paved the way for Republicans and Democrats alike to recognize Palestinian statehood. In June 2002, Bush introduced his Road Map to Peace, becoming the first American president to officially endorse an independent Palestinian state. In 2004, for the first time in their history, both parties incorporated Bush’s new stance in their official platforms. If a Palestinian State is ever created, Bush should be honored as one of its founding fathers.

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