Judaism

In Bad Faith: Hallmark’s Jewish Stereotypes Meet America’s Rising Antisemitism

Hanukkah, as it exists to Hallmark, is just Christmas’s quirky ethnic sidekick. 

Scared Silly: Jenny Slate’s “Stage Fright” Gives New Meaning to the Phrase “Standing up to Fear”

Stage Fright is a distillation of how we live with and confront fear, and the lifelong process—and joy—of overcoming it. Read more »

Intergenerational Trauma: #JewsAgainstICE Are Saying “Never Again” in the Face of Crisis

As a Jew committed to creating a different world, I know that it is our duty to prevent future generations from carrying state-inflicted trauma. Read more »

Here, Now, Everywhere: Deborah E. Lipstadt’s New Book Charts the Resurgence of Antisemitism

Lipstadt’s uncompromising perspective is guaranteed to leave readers uneasy, no matter where they lie on the political spectrum. Read more »

Nothing New: America’s Conveniently Forgotten History of Anti-Semitism Is Us

Although anti-Nazism permeates U.S. media and culture, this construction of America as inherently anti-Nazi is just that, a construction. Read more »