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Feb 3, 2021, 11:17 AM
It’s time to expel Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House
There should be no place in the US Congress for the kind of hate in which she traffics
Jul 23, 2020, 8:39 PM
Progressives, Stop Ignoring Anti-Semitism
The past few weeks have been eye-opening for American Jews. I would have never believed that numerous celebrities could post videos of Louis Farrakhan, Ice Cube could post bizarre anti-Semitic conspiracies, and Desean Jackson as well as Nick Cannon...
Jan 3, 2020, 5:47 AM
Yes, Stephen Miller Should Be Fired
Stephen Miller, Senior Policy Advisor to President Trump, needs to be fired. After emails were leaked in late November between Miller and a former Breitbart editor which shows Miller sharing and recommending articles from notoriously racist websites such as American...
Aug 22, 2019, 2:10 AM
Just To Clarify, This Is What BDS Truly Stands For
On July 16th, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced a pro-BDS piece of legislation on the House floor—H.R. 496. BDS stands for “Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions” on the State of Israel. The resolution declares that “all Americans have the right...
Aug 8, 2019, 5:58 AM
Don’t Use Tragedy to Win Political Points
On Saturday, The Forward published a piece by CJ Werleman titled, "The El Paso Killer Loved Trump. Do You? Then You’re Responsible, Too." The article contended that President Trump’s rhetoric was directly -- let me say that again, directly...
Jun 24, 2019, 8:58 PM
The Democrats’ Jewish problem
After another week of controversy surrounding some of the Freshman members of Congress, people are once again questioning the Democratic party’s commitment to fighting anti-semitism. The newest controversy started on Monday, when Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said, "The United States is running...
Mar 9, 2019, 12:13 AM
Ilhan Omar is antisemitic
Less than a month ago Representative Ilhan Omar from Minnesota created a firestorm of controversy after suggesting that the only reason Congress supports Israel is because of Jewish money. This was followed by a weak apology only after she...
Feb 18, 2019, 7:52 AM
No, it’s not racist to call out Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
It has been well noted that the new “fresh faces” of the Democratic party happen to have a little bit of an anti-Semitism problem. To most, it only seems natural to call out ignorance and bigotry when we see...
Feb 1, 2019, 7:14 AM
The Democrats’ politically convenient condemnation
The ubiquitous anti-Semitism inside the leadership of the Women's March has been well documented over the past few weeks. Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour have finally been put on the hot seat, but the issue of antisemitism on the...
Oct 30, 2018, 3:51 AM
People, not politics
When an evil shooter gunned down 11 of our fellow Jewish Americans on Saturday morning, it was both shocking and devastating. This should have been an opportunity to come together in order to stand against this sort of hate;...
Jack Elbaum is a freshman at George Washington University. His writing has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and the Washington Examiner. You can contact him at
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