By Elise Goldin
Fighting Jewish Slumlords Isn’t Anti-Semitic
Menachem Stark’s death and the media’s inflammatory response to it highlight a particular kind of anti-Semitism: the kind that can emerge as a result of the religious Jewish community’s involvement in real estate and the horrible living conditions in many of those buildings. As a tenant organizer at the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, I work…
Orthodox Slumlords and Their Tenants
I am a Jewish tenant organizer. This is not so unusual. Jews have been organizing ourselves and others since we left the Old World for New York City’s slums. We created labor unions when we lived in tenements on the Lower East Side, and we continue to organize today, often in partnership with other communities,…
Admit it, American Jewish establishment: Peter Beinart was right
Robert Kraft will spend $25 million running ads against antisemitism. Is this the right way to protect Jews?
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Evangelicals love to compare Trump to King David — but just how similar are they?
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