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Jonathan Tobin
Jonathan Tobin

The truth about Gorka, liberal Jews and Israel

After what turned out to be a brief stint working as a national security aide to President Donald Trump, Sebastian Gorka unloaded on the group that he considered his...

Dangers from both the right and the left

We live in a time when, as the US State Dept. has noted, a “rising tide of anti-Semitism” has swept across the globe. Anti-Semitism has crept into the mainstream...

Want peace? Use Taylor Force, call the bluff

As far as they are concerned, the US Congress is just doing what it always does: pandering to the “Israel Lobby.” That’s how the foreign policy establishment and...

No good options for Netanyahu

The last two weeks was not a good time to be prime minister of Israel. A series of unfortunate events led Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make decisions that wound...

The Jewish group that demonizes Jews

issue the organized Jewish world has struggled most with in recent years is how to keep communal peace at a time when the debate over Israel has become increasingly...

Brutal truth about Israel and the Diaspora

-Orthodox Jews are angry about the Israeli government’s decision to go back on its word about a new egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall. Prime Minister...

Forget emotion and look at the numbers

In early 2014, I joined a group of Jewish scholars and writers who gathered to ponder the startling statistics contained in the Pew Research Center’s recently...

Beating up on Ivanka

Ivanka Trump is more than just the First Daughter. As a key adviser as well as the wife of Jared Kushner, the president’s Jewish son-in-law and point man on a host of...

At synagogues, ‘Trump bump’

many years, every population study has shown that the American synagogue is in trouble. The demographic collapse of non-Orthodox Jewry has affected every aspect of US...

Want a path to peace? Trump pounds Abbas

The most important incident during President Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle East took place out of view of the international press. At the time, it went unreported...