Behind Islamophobia Is a Global Movement of Anti-Semites

by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed The global rise of white nationalist violence proves that the threat of fascism is not just about one community — it threatens all communities: white people, black people, Muslims, Jews, and beyond. The spate of mass shootings… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Spawns Dangerous Reactions

by Mitchell Plitnick When Donald Trump declared that 70-80% of the U.S. Jewish community (the percentage that is voting Democrat these days) suffered from “a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty,” it set off a firestorm of objections from… Continue Reading  

A Dubious Black-Jewish Congressional Caucus

by Mitchell Plitnick The American Jewish Committee (AJC) made headlines by unveiling its latest project, the Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus. It sounds like a terrific idea, and certainly AJC is claiming to have done a lot to lay the groundwork for… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s Embrace of Far-Right Leaders Leaves Jews Vulnerable to Anti-Semitism

by Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg For some years now, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been forming close diplomatic relations with far-right nationalist world leaders. This alignment might promote Netanyahu’s plan to strengthen Jewish nationalism in Israel, but it concomitantly weakens diaspora… Continue Reading  

Why So Much Fuss about a Conference in North Carolina?

by Lara Friedman The ongoing hullabaloo over an academic conference organized by the University of North Carolina and Duke University—involving allegations that the event featured “severe anti-Israeli bias and explicit anti-Semitism”—highlights escalating efforts to delegitimize airing of facts that are… Continue Reading