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Jonathan Tobin
Jonathan Tobin

Pro-BDS Congressional Democrats post threat to Jews, Israel

The election of Ilhan Omar to the House of Representatives has stirred fears that the Democratic Party is turning against Israel. Omar, who will represent Minnesota in...

The futile search for meaning in anti-Semitism

When something terrible happens, we demand explanations. Awful and irrational events spawn conspiracy theories because it’s part of the human condition to need to make...

Is Israel obligated to fund anti-Zionist art?

Israeli Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev may be about to get her wish. The Knesset has taken a first step toward passing the so-called “loyalty in culture” bill...

Who speaks for the Jews? Why do we let them?

The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as the newest associate justice of the US Supreme Court was greeted by the organized Jewish world in the same manner as his...

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...