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DID BRETT KAVANAUGH REALLY LIE TO CONGRESS?

The fight over Brett Kavanaugh's White House records is producing one of the most contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings in...

Israel's Season of Discontent

ISRAEL'S SEASON OF DISCONTENT

1 Israel Celebrates Its 70th Birthday Twice: Once for Jews, Once for Everyone Else ---- 70: an Important Jewish Number ---- An Eventful...

 
 
 
Fraught Relationship, Fated Bond

FRAUGHT RELATIONSHIP, FATED BOND

I grew up with a Disneyland version of Israel: It was a country that had truly been a land without people waiting for a people without...

The Intersectional Jewish-American

THE INTERSECTIONAL JEWISH-AMERICAN

In 1967, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee published a two-page spread in its Newsletter on “The Palestine Problem.” The...

 
 
 
The Deep Sources of a Great Divide

THE DEEP SOURCES OF A GREAT DIVIDE

The growing divergence of American Jews from Israel is actually composed of two different phenomena: on the one hand, there is anger...

The Perils of the Ultra-Orthodox Alliance

THE PERILS OF THE ULTRA-ORTHODOX ALLIANCE

The weeks before the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, breaks for summer recess are often a telling time. It's when the government tries...

 
 
 
What Israel Needs From American Jews

WHAT ISRAEL NEEDS FROM AMERICAN JEWS

In my childhood, “American Jews” meant packages: Every couple of months I would go to

A Memoir of Disillusionment

A MEMOIR OF DISILLUSIONMENT

My relationship with Israel started before I can remember. Growing up Orthodox, I started learning to read Hebrew at roughly the same...

 
 
 
Who's Afraid of Criticizing Israel?

WHO'S AFRAID OF CRITICIZING ISRAEL?

This spring, in the brief, bruising epoch of Roseanne Barr's resurrection and collapse as a network TV star, a vile photo emerged on...

A Homeland in America

A HOMELAND IN AMERICA

I am exhausted by Israel. My exhaustion isn't much compared to the humiliation and oppression of the Palestinians, who have withstood...

 
 
 

A PIVOTAL MOMENT FOR HUNGRY AMERICANS

There are few bright spots in the landscape of American inequality. Wages remain stagnant, the racial wealth gap persists, and student...

WHAT BRETT KAVANAUGH UNDERSTANDS ABOUT ABORTION

Brett Kavanaugh's answers to senators on abortion rights during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday could be summed up in two words:...

 
 
 
The Country Club

THE COUNTRY CLUB

In 1944, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People drew up a list of complaints. The Allied powers had met at...

DAVID REMNICK, STEVE BANNON, AND THE REVOLT AGAINST THE ELITES

The New Yorker announced this Labor Day that Steve Bannon-the architect of Donald Trump's ethno-nationalist campaign-would appear as...

 
 
 

WHAT WOULD YOU ASK BRETT KAVANAUGH?

Brett Kavanaugh's big week on Capitol Hill is finally here. President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court will appear before...

The Russia Investigation After Jeff Sessions

THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION AFTER JEFF SESSIONS

It's virtually certain that President Donald Trump will fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions by the end of the year. In an interview...

 
 
 

WHO WANTS TO BUY BARNES & NOBLE?

Can things get worse for Barnes & Noble? In 2018, it comes across as a silly question. Decades removed from its heyday as the brutalizer...

CRIME + PUNISHMENT EXAMINES THE SCOURGE OF POLICE QUOTAS

In the opening scene of Crime + Punishment , a new documentary on Hulu, we hear a recorded telephone conversation between Officer Sandy...

 
 
 

ANDREW CUOMO'S TRUMPIAN WAR ON THE NRA

The American Civil Liberties Union last week joined a closely watched court case, taking sides with a national advocacy organization...

DOES AMAZON HAVE MORE POWER THAN THE FEDERAL RESERVE?

The Kansas City Federal Reserve, one of the dozen reserve banks in the U.S., gathered on Friday in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to discuss...

 
 
 



The first 'Captain Marvel' trailer introduces Brie Larson as the Marvel...

The first 'Captain Marvel' trailer introduces Brie Larson as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's newest superhero, and she punches an old lady

The first trailer for "Captain Marvel" debuted Tuesday on Good Morning America. The trailer sets up a young Nick Fury's first meeting with Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel... Read more ...

Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind, then put it back on store shelf

Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind, then put it back on store shelf

It's unclear what kind of produce was used, police said. Read more ...

UPDATE: Heinz officially making 'mayochup' happen

UPDATE: Heinz officially making 'mayochup' happen

Mayochup: Yay or nay? Read more ...

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. Read more ...

China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

China Sets Tariffs On $60 Billion In U.S. Goods, Retaliating Against U.S. Duties

Hours after President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, Beijing responded with its own levies on $60 billion worth of U.S. products. Read more ...

The Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying jailed on $5M bond

The Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying jailed on $5M bond

AMES, Iowa - The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central Iowa : Read more ...

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Trump slams China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods. President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the US Trade Representative to impose a... Read more ...

College golf star found murdered on course

College golf star found murdered on course

A top Iowa State University golfer was found dead on a course after being assaulted - and a man has been charged with her murder, authorities said. Spanish-native Celia Barquin... Read more ...

Pro Football Hall of Famers threaten induction boycott, seek revenue share...

Pro Football Hall of Famers threaten induction boycott, seek revenue share, health insurance

In a letter sent to Roger Goodell, the players' union and Hall of Fame, 21 all-time greats seek health insurance and a share of NFL revenue. Read more ...