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A Tale of Two Kenneths: A Brief History of Campus Antisemitism in U.S. Civil Rights Law, 2004–present

Kenneth L. Marcus (left) and Kenneth S. Stern (right) (Or: Why the Executive Order on Antisemitism Does Matter) By Caroline Morganti and Isaac Brooks Fishman Earlier this month, President Trump issued an executive order on antisemitism, which created more confusion than policy. It is not clear from the face of the order...

Speaking for G!d: The Meta-Miracle of Chanukah

Laynie Soloman is a faculty member and Director of National Learning at SVARA: A Traditionally Radical Yeshiva. Chanukah is filled with miracles—long-lasting surprise pockets of oil, an unexpected military victory, the legacy of zealous resistance in the face of hegemonic powers—but one of the most miraculous aspects of this holiday is how...

Seasonal Disruption

On the first day of Holy Week I sat on the floor with the other penitents chanting and singing words both ancient and modern. We sang “Oh Lord prepare me to be a Sanctuary,” and then we chanted: “It may be the holiday season but Amazon sucks for so many reasons.” It...

Moving Beyond Trump’s Jewish Question

Joshua Garoon is as assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Wednesday’s Executive Order on Combating Anti-Semitism is a brilliant bit of agitprop. If it served up “red meat for Republicans who believe colleges are increasingly hostile to Jews” due to the increasing visibility (and volume) of anti-Zionist activists and the Boycott,...

Daniel Sieradski