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Emily Tamkin

Emily Tamkin

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Why American Jews Should Oppose the Antisemitism Awareness Act

Tweet Share Share Comment Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Antisemitism Awareness Act. But American Jews who...

08.05.2024 30

Slate

Emily Tamkin

The Anti-Defamation League Has Become a Threat to Jewish Safety

Tweet Share Share Comment Over the past six months, Jonathan Greenblatt, head of the Anti-Defamation League, has stressed...

30.04.2024 40

Slate

Emily Tamkin

The Iran Strikes and World Central Kitchen Deaths Have Felt Like Turning Points—in America. In Israel …

Tweet Share Share Comment Earlier this month, the world reeled from the death of seven World Central Kitchen aid workers killed...

16.04.2024 10

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Why the World Central Kitchen Aid Workers’ Deaths Broke Through the Horror of This War

Tweet Share Share Comment On Monday, Israel killed seven aid workers in Gaza. An Israel Defense Forces drone fired three...

05.04.2024 8

Slate

Emily Tamkin

How Biden Could Radically Alter the U.S.-Israel Relationship

On February 1, the Biden administration issued an executive order on violent extremism by settlers in the West Bank, which has been increasing ...

27.03.2024 5

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

Slovakia’s Presidential Election Is A Warning to America

On Saturday, Slovak voters will go to the polls in the first round of the country’s presidential election. The event has understandably attracted ...

22.03.2024 10

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

What to Really Take From Trump’s Latest Comments About Jews

Tweet Share Share Comment This week, former U.S. President Donald Trump said that Jews who vote for Democrats “hate their...

20.03.2024 2

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Biden Is Governing for the Israel He Wants, Not the One That Exists

Tweet Share Share Comment “As we manage challenges at home, we’re also managing crises abroad, including in the Middle...

08.03.2024 20

Slate

Emily Tamkin

It Wasn’t Just “Courage” That Kept Alexei Navalny Fighting

20.02.2024 10

Slate

Emily Tamkin

The Only Way to Understand Israel Is to Go Beyond Jewish History

Tweet Share Share Comment “We want Israel to be our synagogue. … OK, well, Israel’s a state. It’s not a synagogue, and...

06.02.2024 30

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Are We Sliding Toward McCarthyism?

At the height of McCarthyism in the early 1950s, Jewish community councils across the country threw out a group: the Jewish People’s Fraternal...

29.01.2024 10

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

I Regret to Report There’s a New Antisemitism Controversy at Harvard

Tweet Share Share Comment It is with a heavy heart that I come to you asking you to care about something happening at Harvard....

26.01.2024 20

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Those Hot-Pink Antisemitism Billboards Think They’re Bringing Jews Together. About That.

Tweet Share Share Comment I’m sure you’ve seen the hot-pink billboards. Failing that, you may have seen the hot-pink...

08.01.2024 40

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Netanyahu’s Visit From Elon Musk Is Part of a Troubling Pattern

Tweet Share Share Comment Elon Musk visited Israel Monday. He toured Kfar Aza, a kibbutz that Hamas attacked on Oct. 7, killing...

29.11.2023 10

Slate

Emily Tamkin

The March for Israel Revealed Nothing

Tweet Share Share Comment On Tuesday, tens of thousands (almost 300,000, according to organizers) of American Jews gathered in...

16.11.2023 8

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Liberal Jewish U.S. Groups Are Walking an Oh-So-Thin Tightrope

Even before October 7, Jonathan Kessler had as his screensaver the Tom Petty lyrics, “Everything changed then changed again.” “For years,...

06.11.2023 10

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

American Jews Are Scared. We Also Have to Be More Than That.

Tweet Share Share Comment When I was 9 years old, someone drew a swastika on a bathroom stall in my elementary school. I barely...

01.11.2023 6

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Jewish Members of Congress Don’t Want a Cease-Fire. Their Jewish Staffers Are a Different Story.

In the hours after Hamas attacked Israel on October 7, murdering and taking hostage Israeli civilians, 24 Jewish Democrats in the House of...

27.10.2023 4

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

What the Jewish-Led Protests Against Israel’s Actions Look Like Right Now

Tweet Share Share Comment “Any American Jew attending this rally is not a Jew—yes I said it!” So tweeted the Trump...

18.10.2023 10

Slate

Emily Tamkin

What Does It Mean to Stand With Israel?

Tweet Share Share Comment As the harrowing news broke this past weekend of an attack by the Palestinian militant group Hamas on...

10.10.2023 5

Slate

Emily Tamkin

One of the Most Annoying Modern Debates About Antisemitism

Tweet Share Share Comment There is a paragraph one often finds in pieces like this one—that is, in articles about antisemitism...

03.10.2023 6

Slate

Emily Tamkin

Why the GOP Fell in Love with Hungary

“Keep on fighting, Mr. President!” Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told former U.S. President Donald Trump in a tweet in April. “Come...

22.09.2023 5

New Republic

Emily Tamkin

This Might Be the Most Important Election You Haven’t Heard About

22.09.2023 2

The Nation

Emily Tamkin

Elon Musk Is Blaming a Jewish Organization for His Own Failings

Tweet Share Share Comment To get this out of the way: I am still using the site formerly known as Twitter. I have been posting...

08.09.2023 3

Slate

Emily Tamkin

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