Does Iran use its local Jews and even foreign Jewish journalists to shape public opinion? Roya Hakakian says the country’s leaders have a long history of doing just that.
Michael Steinhardt says that most Jewish communal leaders believe the Iran deal is bad, but are too scared to come out and oppose it. Here’s why taking a stand now will pay off later.
In Jewish spaces, Jay Stanton brushes up against Ashkenazi-centric assumptions with disappointing frequency. In LGBTQ-specific Jewish spaces, those interactions are even more common.
Birthright is great at giving Jewish youth a free taste of Israel once they’re past high-school-age, Elan Ezrachi writes. But what about teenagers?
There is no shortage of Jewish voices on the Iran deal. But Jane Eisner writes that for federations to take a position on this divisive issue is both a practical and strategic mistake.