Why Refugees' Plight Is Personal for Me — and All Jews

During the Holocaust, the nations of the world claimed not to see us. They had plausible deniability — but we don’t. In the age of smart phones, we cannot remain blind to Europe’s refugees, Sarah Wildman writes.


Teshuvah for Buddhists Just Ain't Cool

My friend wants to teach his Buddhist meditation group about teshuvah. But I don’t think the tradition of repentance should be taken out of the Jewish context. Who’s right, Seesaw?


Why There Are Still Only Two Choices in Syria — Bad and Worse

Wish there was another choice between the brutal Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad and the medieval ISIS? Well there isn’t — and J.J. Goldberg explains what a mysterious meeting in Moscow might say about who’s winning.


Did New York Times Flub 'Jewish' Iran Vote Chart?

In a chart of lawmakers who are against the Iran deal, The New York Times singled out Jewishness as an implicit cause of opposition to the nuclear agreement.

Why Are You So Confused by J Street's Muslim Zionist?

Now that J Street U has elected Muslim leader Amna Farooqi, the professor who turned her into a Zionist explains to Israelis why they shouldn’t find this distressing — just the opposite.

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