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Selected Essays


Remarks to Bend the Arc national call

a Jewish communal call following the Buffalo shooting

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What Dreams

of Canada

Tell Us About

Race in America

in The Pitch


(reprinted from History News Network)

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Want to Fight


After Pittsburgh?

Here's one easy way.


in The Washington Post

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The Jewish Bund

in The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present

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Al yodekho un

beyn eynekho

Far vos ikh lern zikh yidish

(Upon Your Arm and Between Your Eyes: Why I Study Yiddish)


in Afn Shvel: The Journal of the League for Yiddish

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To the New Jewish Left

Workmen's Circle march - possibly 1934 i

Trump & Giuliani's

Crude, Coercive &

Conditional 'Love'

for Jews

in Ha'aretz

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Offers We

Couldn't Refuse

The Decline of Actively Secular

Jewish Identity

in the 20th century U.S.

revised from Jewish Currents

Salah Khaled google maps red sea from eg

How to Split

the Sea

Antisemitism and Social Change

in Righteous Indignation:

A Jewish Call for Justice

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All I Really

Need to Know

On Growing Up

White in East Germantown

for the Germantown Historical Society


The World Demands Otherwise

A Response to Jewish Currents

on the role of the Jewish Left in resisting antisemitism

italian antisemitic poster 1943

Bernie Sanders May Soon Have to Confront This Antisemitic Myth

in The Washington Post

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Coming Clean

in Class Lives: Stories from Across Our Economic Divide

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The Ethics of

the Soldiers

My Father, Myself and

the Israeli Refuseniks

in Bridges: A Journal for Jewish Feminists and our Friends

Image credits:

Remarks to Bend the Arc national call: Mike Labrum via Unsplash

To the New Jewish Left: Alexandru Boicu via Unsplash

Offers We Couldn't Refuse: Automotive Solutions Youtube Channel

The World Demands Otherwise: Kristopher Roller (Unsplash).

What Dreams of Canada: SNCC protest against the Vietnam War, Anthology Film Archives & Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture

Trump and Giuliani's...: Workmen's Circle rally circa 1934, archival source unknown, from Mapping Yiddish New York

Bernie Sanders May Soon...: Italian propaganda poster circa 1943, from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum collection

Want to Fight Antisemitism, After Pittsburgh? Dalia Sapon-Shevin

Coming Clean: Kelly Blair

The Jewish Bund: Mir Trogn a Gezang

How to Split the Sea: Salah Khaled, Google Maps/Picasa 2017

Ethics of the Soldiers: Bubbie

Al yodekho: Afn Shvel

All I Really Need to Know: Maps data 2011, Google 2019

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