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Jonathan Tobin
Jonathan Tobin

Sermons: unity, not politics

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION D PAGE 19 What was American Jewry’s greatest failing in 5778? With Rosh Hashanah approaching beginning on Sept. 9, we should all...

Whither ADL?

When Jonathan Greenblatt replaced Abe Foxman as national director of the Anti-Defamation League in 2015, the shift from a career Jewish professional to a veteran...

What do we expect from a Jewish state?

When the sun rose over Israel the day after a new basic law officially designating it as the “nation-state of the Jewish people,” the country was no different from...

A judicial litmus test

Americans are more divided today than they have been at any time in living memory. The fault lines generally have to do with opinions about President Donald Trump and...

A tale of two princes

For all of its economic, military and cultural strength that has made it a regional superpower, the State of Israel remains a little insecure. After having its...

Everyday anti-Israel hate at the UN

It was just another day at the office for UN officials. As it has done innumerable times in the last 50 years, on June 12, the General Assembly devoted an entire day of...

Reeducation camps — Jewish ones

According to some young American Jews, it’s time to start telling kids the truth about Israel. Upset about what they consider to be a steady diet of pro-Israel...

Maybe, not missing the opportunity?

Can the Palestinians finally not miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity? That paraphrase of Abba Eban’s famous quote provides the key question to ask about the...

Netta Barzilai preforming in Tel Aviv, May 14. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Netta beats ‘nakba’

The results of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest and the reactions to it were as disturbing to foreign Israel-haters as they were to some of the nation’s most fervent...

The significance of the embassy move

For decades, it was a consensus issue. Israel’s supporters of all political stripes agreed that the refusal of the US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was...