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Past articles by Emily:

Nine Days After Women’s March Co-President Shared the Love With Louis Farrakhan, the Group Got Around to Gently Rebuking His Anti-Semitism and Homophobia

In the meantime, several of its leaders seemed to stand by the Nation of Islam leader, with one even suggesting that the real issue was somehow Israel. → Read More

Behind the Scenes of ‘Soon By You,’ the Orthodox Jewish ‘Friends’

‘Soon By You’ follows six singles navigating the religious dating scene of New York’s Upper West Side. But you don’t have to be Orthodox, let alone Jewish, to enjoy the show. → Read More

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Finally Gives Jewish Women A Bold Character Who's More Than A Stereotype

In the pilot episode of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the eponymous protagonist, Miriam "Midge" Maisel, effortlessly chic in a black turtleneck with a kicky scarf in her hair, swiftly barters her irresistible home-cooked brisket and plays up he… → Read More

Linda Sarsour Echoes Donald Trump, Smears CNN’s Jake Tapper

The intersectional feminist movement has been making strange bedfellows, and becoming increasingly hostile to anyone who questions those additions. → Read More

We Were Kicked Off Chicago’s Dyke March for Not Being ‘the Right Kind of Jew’

Two Jewish lesbians were ejected from Chicago’s Dyke March because of their Stars of David/‘Pride’ flags. The author says the organizers’ anti-Semitism is alarming and insidious. → Read More

Why Banning 'Wonder Woman' Will Backfire For Lebanon

Last week, hours before a movie that is set to be one of the biggest summer blockbusters was set to premiere, Lebanon banned Wonder Woman from theaters throughout the country. The justification for the last-minute ban had nothing to do with the conte → Read More

I’m a Zionist. I think CUNY should let Linda Sarsour speak.

A free and open debate about Zionism requires that critics be given the platforms they would take from others. → Read More

Jazz Jennings Explains Why Trans Advocacy Has To Go Beyond Bathrooms

Jazz Jennings hasn't been shy about speaking out against the bathroom bills proliferating throughout different states. Since she earned a national following with her YouTube videos, and later on her TLC show I Am Jazz (its third season premieres on J → Read More

How United Airlines Turned A Typical Issue Into A Nightmare

Even with Sean Spicer's disastrous Tuesday press conference, which devolved into an unfortunate comparison between Adolph Hitler and Bashar al-Assad and involved the phrase "the Holocaust center," United Airlines is still in the running for the most → Read More

Photos From The San Bernardino School Shooting That Capture The Scene

On Monday, it was reported that there was a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino, California. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Barguan tweeted, "We believe this to be a murder suicide. Happened in a class room. Two students have been → Read More

Who Pays Alternative Minimum Tax? Donald Trump's 2005 Forms Have People Wondering

On Tuesday night, news broke about President Donald Trump's tax returns, which he famously refused to disclosed during the election. Journalist David Cay Johnston shared with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow forms showing Trump's 2005 federal income taxes. Acco → Read More

Does Feminism Have Room for Zionists?

Anti-Israel statements in the International Women’s Strike platform risk alienating some feminists. → Read More

I Hope People Care About Anti-Semitism All The Time, Not Just When It Involves Donald Trump

During a press conference on Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by his side, President Donald Trump was asked directly by a reporter about the "sharp rise in anti-Semitic incidents across the United States" that have occurred "s → Read More

The hardest part about being single on Valentine’s Day? Pretending you’re happy about it.

The spinster stereotype leaves women little room to admit that being single is sometimes wonderful and sometimes hard. → Read More

Why Erasing Anti-Semitic Graffiti On The Subway Is Not "Resisting Trump"

Over the weekend, a Humans of New York-esque, feel-good story began circulating about New Yorkers coming together to scrub away anti-Semitic graffiti on a subway with hand sanitizer. Granted, the feel-goodness of it is arguably tempered by the fact t → Read More

He Said, She Said: Donald Trump Vs. Rosie O’Donnell

When Donald Trump insulted TV host Rosie O’Donnell last night, it was the latest insult in a decade’s worth of sniping. What lies behind their beef? → Read More

We Were Kicked Off Chicago’s Dyke March for Not Being ‘the Right Kind of Jew’

Two Jewish lesbians were ejected from Chicago’s Dyke March because of their Stars of David/‘Pride’ flags. The author says the organizers’ anti-Semitism is alarming and insidious. → Read More

Newly Released US Intelligence Points To Putin Personally "Ordering" A Pro-Trump Hack

On Friday, a newly declassified report from U.S. intelligence agencies declared Vladimir Putin ordered the election hacking to help Donald Trump. The report, which was compiled by the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and → Read More

In Orthodox Jewish circles, single women are largely forgotten

They often get left out of social and religious rituals. → Read More

Vladimir Putin's Response To Obama's Sanctions Sends A Message To Donald Trump

After President Obama announced a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for interfering in U.S. elections on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not counter with his own punishment. On Friday, Putin said he would not expel U.S. dip → Read More