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05/04/2016 - 09:52 | Editorial

Intersectionality.

It doesn’t sound threatening. In fact, it sounds kind of technical, and boring, and it’s an awkward word to write on a protest placard. But intersectionality has become a buzzword on college campuses, representing a new form of prejudice toward Jewish students. It is a concept used in critical theories, referring to ways that various forms of oppression are interconnected and can’t be separated from each other. The practical result in our context today is that if a person opposes racism or sexism, he or she must oppose the oppression of the Palestinians at the hand of Israel.

04/27/2016 - 09:33 | Editorial

On a soundstage in Los Angeles, an 82-year-old native of Romania who lost most of her family to the Third Reich and came out of Auschwitz alive, sits in front of a bank of bright lights and video cameras discussing her experiences in the Holocaust.

04/20/2016 - 08:57 | Editorial

On the eve of Passover, there have been ominous signs that terror attacks on Israel could be increasing, and becoming more sophisticated again — beyond the “lone attacker” types that have resulted in 30 deaths and kept Israelis on edge for more than six months. (See story on page 36.)

04/20/2016 - 08:56 | Editorial

Well, now we know why Bernie Sanders chose not to address the AIPAC policy conference in Washington last month. His views on Israel and the Mideast conflict would have made him the target of the large, vocal audience, passionately supportive of Jerusalem.

04/19/2016 - 11:15 | Editorial

Well, now we know why Bernie Sanders chose not to address the AIPAC policy conference in Washington last month. His views on Israel and the Mideast conflict would have made him the target of the large, vocal audience, passionately supportive of Jerusalem.

04/13/2016 - 08:53 | Editorial

Is it any comfort to know that many Israeli members of the Knesset are as frustrated as American Jews when it comes to the charedi control of religious life in Israel?