The Southern Jews Who Helped King

There is an accepted mythology about the civil rights movement: national Jewish organizations fought alongside King, Southern Jews did not. Marc Schneier wants to change your mind.


Don't Compare Ferguson and 'Palestine'

The latest strategy being used by those who make a career of assaulting the good name of the State of Israel is to link the issue of full equality for African-Americans, as symbolized by the word “Ferguson,” with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


Handsome Men as Hasbara

Does Israel use its citizens’ sex appeal to garner political support? Jonathan Katz says yes  — but only certain citizens and a certain type of sex appeal will do.


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.

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