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The Rise of the Vegan Seder

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Will beets, avocados, wild rice or mushrooms make an appearance on your Seder plate this Passover? Read More »

An Unreported Part of AP’s Past


German historian Harriet Scharnberg on the alleged link between the Associated Press and the Nazis. Read More »

A Youth With Courage

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Toward the end of President Barack Obama’s Rose Garden speech announcing his pick to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court bench, he recalled a telling anecdote from the nominee’s high-school graduation—which also happened to be my own. Read More »

A Dispatch From AIPAC


As soon as I approached the Metro escalator, I could sense the electricity in the air. This was not going to be your ordinary evening of politicians pandering to the AIPAC legions. Read More »

Candidates Take Center Stage At AIPAC


It would be another 10 hours before he took the Verizon Center stage, but from the start of day two of the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, it was clear that Donald Trump was in the room. Read More »

An Author’s Grief Finds New Form on the Stage


Israeli novelist David Grossman received international acclaim for his book To the End of the Land, published in English in 2010. The novel received attention for its literary merits and for a more somber reason: The book followed a woman trying to avoid news of her son’s death in the Israeli army; in real life, Grossman’s son was killed in ... Read More »

Parsing Pew’s Israel Study


A Pew Research Center survey released this week highlights sharp political and religious divisions in Israeli society—not just between Israeli Jews and Israeli Arabs, but among Israeli Jewry itself. Read More »

Q&A: Hitler on the Bestseller List


Eighty-one years after its original release, Mein Kampf is once again a bestseller in Germany. We spoke with the head historian behind the new edition about why it's worth reexamining. Read More »

Dietary Restrictions Bring Jewish and Muslim Students Together

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by Andrew Michaels For students with religious dietary obligations, be they kosher, halal, or religious vegetarians, going to college can be difficult. Most schools require students to purchase a meal plan (though some allow for students to opt out for religious reasons), and plans often either have inadequate options for religious restrictions or lack options entirely. But many students have ... Read More »

Q&A: EU Anti-Semitism Envoy Katharina von Schnurbein

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"We are facing a very serious situation." Read More »