Inside the FBI's Shameful Battle To Shield Nazis

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

What happened when Nazi-hunters at the Justice Department tracked down a wartime propagandist who somehow obtained U.S. citizenship? The FBI stymied their probe.Read More

Of Olives, Politics and Palestinians

By Naomi Zeveloff

There’s a Palestinian saying that good friends are like the oil in the olive — inseparable unless they’re squeezed. Well, this is the season Fawzi Mohammad feels the squeeze.Read More

Princeton Professors Open New Front in Campus Battle Over Israel

By Spencer Parts

A petition by Princeton professors calling for divestment from the Israeli occupation has sparked a fierce campus battle — and exposed deep fault lines within the Jewish community.Read More

U.S. Anti-Semitism Chief Warns Future of Europe Jewry in Danger

By Nathan Guttman

America’s top official dealing with anti-Semitism warns Jewish communities in Europe are in serious danger: ‘I can see smaller communities essentially disappearing.’Read More

Genetics Expert Insists 75% of Jews Share Roots in Middle East

By Judy Maltz

Where did the Jews originate? For DNA expert Bennett Greenspan, the vast majority share Middle East origins — and other theories only aim to ‘discredit the Jews.’Read More

Republican Landslide Forces Jewish Activists To Downsize Goals

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish communal activists sounded a collective oy vey over the Republican landslide. Then they began looking for ways to work with the ascendant GOP.Read More

France's New Chief Rabbi Embraces Reforms

By Cnaan Liphshiz

The first thing Haim Korsia did after becoming chief rabbi of France was give his new office a thorough cleaning.Read More

$20 Million Hasidic Mortgage Fraud Suspect Bribed Witness in Nechemya Weberman Case

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

One of the men arrested in a $20 million Satmar family mortgage fraud conspiracy is the same man who was convicted of trying to intimidate a witness against notorious Hasidic sex abuser Nechemya Weberman.Read More

$20M Hasidic Fraud Suspects Claimed To Be Millionaires and Paupers — at Same Time

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

They told the banks they were millionaires, and the welfare agencies that they were broke.Read More

Anti-Defamation League Signals New Path as Jonathan Greenblatt Takes Helm

By Nathan Guttman and Noah Smith

The century-old Anti-Defamation League has chosen a new leader and a striking new course. Do the dramatic moves reflect the transformation of American Jewry itself?Read More

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