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There is no opposing side to Holocaust education

A state-by-state survey of young Americans last year showed that more than half in Texas could not name a concentration camp or ghetto where Jews were imprisoned and tortured during the …

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The Holocaust happened. There’s nothing to debate.

Some Jewish liberals say that they saw this coming, that the movement to stop the teaching of critical race theory in the schools was bound to negatively impact teaching about the Holocaust. They …

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Restating a truth: Jews are indiginous to Israel

A narrative cartoon in Jewish Currents called “When Settler Becomes Native” included a cartoon image of myself with a quote from a JTA article I wrote about my …

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Speak up when you hear anti-Israel hate

Imagine: The vice president of the United States visits a college campus and fields questions from students. One student stands up and defiantly says, “I don’t understand why our …

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Dead Sea is shrinking but it’s not exactly dying

Hundreds of people undressed and painted themselves white for a nude photo shoot last week to bring attention to the Dead Sea (Salt Sea in Hebrew), the deepest hypersaline lake in the world, 27 times …

travel

Strolling down Tel Aviv’s famous Rothschild Blvd

From pastoral bike paths, cultural institutions and classic Bauhaus architecture to chic cafés, top-notch restaurants and charming kiosks — Rothschild Boulevard offers the perfect Tel …

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Past time to fess up: Qatar didn't work out

Qatar’s foreign minister last week declared that his country will not normalize relations with Israel. And yet, not long ago …

analysis

Adding 1776, 1865, 1940, ’64 and ’80 to 1619, to consider the good years as well as the bad

The public conversation about American history has been deadlocked for more than two years. As America becomes impasse-ville, many influential voices have imposed a false all-or-nothing …

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It’s fall. Let’s do apples, all kinds of apples.

I clearly remember the first time we took our daughter apple picking because it was my first time also. (I must have missed those school trips.) She was about 2-1/2 …

history

Celebrating Rachel Imeinu

The Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation commemorated the yarzheit of Rochel Imeinu on Sunday, 11 Cheshvan. The 27th Annual Yarzheit Dinner took place in two locations …

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