President Trump delivered an unexpectedly presidential speech when he addressed a joint session of Congress last night, but the undercurrent was still a fierce nationalism. Here’s how Jane Eisner reacted.
President Trump’s belated denunciation of anti-Semitism is welcome and necessary. But for Jane Eisner, that’s only the first step.
A shroud of uncertainty hangs over Wednesday’s meeting when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets Donald Trump as president for the first time.
A year after the Netanyahu government promised to create a space for egalitarian prayer at the Kotel, nothing has happened. Maybe it’s time for American Jews to stop pleading and do something bold.
What even is a “Legs-it?”
Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing supporters are cheering the appointment of David Friedman as the next U.N. ambassador to Israel. But in the end, he may be more trouble than tonic to Israel’s government.153
Jane Eisner pens a plea to Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, right now the most powerful Jews in America: The presidential campaign unleashed a surge of anti-Semitism. Please don’t make it worse.
Jane Eisner considers how three men — Marc Gafni, Donald Trump and Ari Shavit — have responded to different accusations from women.20
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.66
Nothing quite prepared Jane Eisner for the emails sent in the early hours of October 10 with messages such as: “Shana Tova, Dirty Hooknosed KIKE rat! MAY IT BE YOUR LAST!” A new ADL report codifies the online abuse of Jewish journalists. Is it Donald Trump’s fault?163
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