Real patriotism means criticizing America when it needs criticizing, Lana Adler argues.
The #BlackLivesMatter movement has laid bare the fact that no progressive Jewish organization has Jews of color in visible leadership. Marjorie Dove Kent explains why this must change.
The #BlackLivesMatter movement will keep making waves in 2015. Danya Ruttenberg writes Jews should participate in the struggle but not seek to impose their leadership.
From Gaza to Woody Allen, there were fewer and fewer ways to make the world seem OK in 2014. Anya Ulinich asks if this was the year the spin doctors finally lost control.
Jewish activists condemn the murders of two Brooklyn police officers. But rabbis say concern for the slain cops won’t stop them from speaking out against brutality and racism.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Jews took to the streets in 15 cities across the country to call for racial justice and protest police brutality.
Beyond Ferguson and Staten Island, we have so much cause for anger, J.J. Goldberg writes. Let’s not forget the 219,000 people who die every year of poverty.
New York State’s top prosecutor on Monday sought the power to probe all police killings of unarmed civilians in his state, following sometimes violent U.S. protests over two grand juries’ moves to clear officers in the deaths of unarmed black men.
The killings of Eric Garner and Rabbi Moshe Twersky are not the least bit similar. But for Phil Getz, they trigger memories of the most terrifying episodes in each people’s history.
Several prominent rabbis and the president of a national teachers union were arrested Thursday night while protesting police brutality.