On MLK Day, Recalling My Brush With KKK

Jewish mathematician David Sookne vividly recalls the dangerous weeks he spent registering black voters in Alabama in the summer of 1965.

Europe's Jews and Muslims Need a Strong Left — Now More Than Ever

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, Ari Paul and Michael Brooks argue that Europe needs to reinvigorate the left to protect against the rise of far-right nationalism.


Labor Tops Likud in Polls, But Coalition Still Elusive

With two months to go before Israelis go to the polls, the Labor Party opened a statistically significant lead over Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud for the first time since its mid-December alliance with Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah.

What Selma Meant to Jews Like My Father

The elimination of Abraham Joshua Heschel from the film ‘Selma’ erases one of the central accomplishments of the civil rights movement — its inclusiveness. The rabbi’s daughter explains why.


The Real Problem With Miss Israel's Lebanese Selfie

Miss Lebanon is being criticized for appearing in a selfie with Miss Israel. Was the Arab beauty queen really photobombed by the Israeli ‘enemy’ — or is that just her excuse?

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