I Am 1 Billionth 'Anti-Semite'

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.


Zionism Was Kidnapped, Talmudically Speaking

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.


Sexism in Journalism Really Lives on the Opinion Page

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.

Zionism Wasn't Kidnapped. It Was Handed Over.

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.


America Doesn’t See Its Religious Minorities

The recent Supreme Court decision on public prayer pointed to the invisibility of religious minorities, writes Michael Helfand. Why else couldn’t the town be bothered to include them?

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