Ben Carson Needs To Stop Using the Holocaust To Score Political Points

As Ben Carson doubles down on his Holocaust claims, Menachem Rosensaft says that his grandparents deserve better than to be used as props in political grandstanding.


Who Says Rabbis Must Be Role Models On Intermarriage — Or Anything Else?

Some argue that intermarried rabbis are unacceptable because they’re not modeling ideal Jewish behavior. But Ben Bernstein says that many rabbinical students today aren’t out to be role models at all.


Oy! She Took My Granddaughter to an Ashram

My Jew-ish daughter-in-law has become very “spiritual” in recent years, which includes visits to a local ashram with my granddaughter. Seesaw, can I tell her that this is confusing for their Jewish children?


Why Ben Carson's Rant About Gun Control and the Holocaust Is So Dangerous

It’s easy to dismiss Ben Carson’s remark that gun control caused the Holocaust as the ravings of a man who makes Donald Trump seem circumspect. Except, as Jay Michaelson points out, millions of Republicans believe the anti-Semitic canard.


It's Not Quite a Third Intifada — Yet

How will Benjamin Netanyahu handle the rising tide of violence in Israel? J.J. Goldberg explains why the prime minister, caught between conflicting camps, is walking a tightrope.

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