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- Sep 26 20161 minute
E.B. In Denial, out Sept. 30, the actor, 46, plays historian Deborah Lipstadt, who was sued for libel in 1996 for calling author David Irving a Holocaust denier; in the British legal system, the burden fell on her defense team to essentially prove t
- Dec 5 20167 minutes
Are Jews White?
Trump's election has reopened questions that have long seemed settled in America—including the acceptability of open discrimination against minority groups.
- Feb 1 20175 minutes
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- Nov 13 20161 minute
What We Talk About When We Talk About Hitler
A conversation with the author of Explaining Hitler, Ron Rosenbaum.
- Jan 31 20175 minutes
The Complicated Relevance of Dr. Seuss's Political Cartoons
The children’s author’s early works have been finding a new audience among those opposed to the “America First” policies of President Trump.
- Oct 7 20166 minutes
Ethiopian Jews Face Increasing Discrimination In Israel
In Ethiopia, 9,000 Jews are waiting to move to Israel—but it may not be the promised land after all.
- Jan 30 20174 minutes
'The President Went Out of His Way to Recognize the Holocaust'
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the omission of Jews from Trump’s statement with a double act of historical revisionism.
- Jan 30 20174 minutes
The Trump Administration's Flirtation With Holocaust Denial
The White House statement on Holocaust Remembrance day did not mention Jews or antisemitism.
- Feb 18 20174 minutes
The Long Arm of Marine Le Pen
Quebec is flirting with French-style secularism—and courting its risks.
- Dec 30 20165 minutes
What Would Change Your Mind About President Trump?
An exercise for his supporters and critics
- Jan 31 20173 minutes
Strangers In The Land Of The Free
Iranian Jews are a refugee community, and they see the ban as a tragedy for the country they now claim as their own.
- Jan 21 20173 minutes
A Short History of 'America First'
The phrase used by President Trump has been linked to anti-Semitism during World War II.
- Oct 10 20162 minutes
Shimon Peres Could Change. Can the Israelis and the Palestinians?
THE LIFETIME OF SHIMON PERES, who died on Sept. 28 at age 93, spanned the lifetime of the state of Israel. Born in what is now Belarus, his family moved to Tel Aviv more than a decade before Israel was founded in 1948. He lived on a kibbutz when thos
- Jan 21 20175 minutes
How the 'Alt-Right' Came to Dominate the Comments on Trump's Facebook Page
Over the course of the campaign, the comments left on the president’s official Facebook page increasingly employed the rhetoric of white nationalism.
- Feb 19 20175 minutes
49 Minutes With … Rukmini Callimachi
Heading to the airport with the New York Times’ ISIS expert.
- Oct 14 20168 minutes
The Berkeley Intifada
When Paul Hadweh decided to make his own course dedicated to exploring Palestine, he was approved, then denied, then reinstated after a frenzy of international backlash.
- Feb 21 20175 minutes
The Alt-Right's Intellectual Darling Hated Christianity
The Italian philosopher Julius Evola is an unlikely hero for defenders of the “Judeo-Christian West.”
- Feb 21 20174 minutes
American Jews Confront a Wave of Bomb Threats
Jewish Community Centers around the country have been bombarded by menacing phone calls. For the most part, people are sad, not scared.