Where Jewish Democrats Stand on Syrian Refugees. Plus: Secrets of ISIS

Jewish lawmakers and Jewish organizations weigh in on welcoming Syrian refugees, and draw some nasty reactions where you’d least expect them, J.J. Goldberg reports. Also, what you need to read about ISIS.


Are Jews Who Support Republicans Duped — Or Deliberately Blind?

Many American Jews think they’re supporting a reasonable, conservative, hawkish-on-Israel Republican Party. But Jay Michaelson says that party simply isn’t on the ballot.


How Can We Call Ourselves Jews and Bar Syrian Refugees?

As more than half of America’s governors vow to keep Syrian refugees out, Anne Roiphe says it’s our Jewish responsibility to show the country another way.


How Being the 'Emotional' Jewish Woman Actually Makes You Smarter — and More Successful

The stereotype about Jewish women being too ‘emotional’ has been used to mock us in movies like ‘Clueless’ and as a real-life insult to Democratic lawmaker Debbie Wasserman Schultz. A new study shows that women’s higher ‘emotional quotient’ is actually valuable in life — and even in the workplace.

Paris Attack Is a Game Changer — and Proves Just How Wrong We Were About ISIS

Why is the Paris carnage a shocking game changer? J.J. Goldberg explains that the sophisticated ISIS military operation is only the latest of three terror attacks — and proves it is a far more powerful and complex adversary than anyone thought.

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