Batya Ungar-Sargon, UnHerd

Batya Ungar-Sargon


New York, United States

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Past articles by Batya:

The media's betrayal of the poor

American journalists use anti-racism to mask their contempt for the working class → Read More

Popular Journalism’s Day in ‘The Sun’

When Benjamin Day came up with the plan of selling newspapers to the poor in 1833, he did so with the ravenous maw of poverty threatening to swallow him → Read More

What should Joe Biden do? And: Your weekend reads

This is an adaptation of our weekly Shabbat newsletter, sent by our editor-in-chief on Friday afternoons. Sign up here to get the Forward’s → Read More

A new intelligentsia is pushing back against wokeness

“Racial essentialism is very reductive and actually oppressive,” Valdary told me. “It reduces us as individuals to our immutable characteristics.” → Read More

Editorial | What James Bennet taught me about terrorism

What I admire most about Bennet’s memo — and what is most relevant to today’s turmoil over the boundaries of our journalism — is its humility. → Read More

De Blasio is stoking anti-Semitism. He’s not alone.

Mayor DeBlasio should be ashamed. But the rest of us need to take a long hard look at ourselves, too. → Read More

Debate | Should American Jews celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut?

Forward contributors Ari Hoffman and Joel Swanson debate how American Jews should mark Israel's independence day. → Read More

Israelis just voted against the two state solution

There should be no sugarcoating what happened. Israelis voted for a government led by an accused criminal. → Read More

This is the most Jewish election in U.S. history. Amazingly, no one cares.

Bernie Sanders and Mike Bloomberg are running for president not as Jews, but as Americans. → Read More

Why No One Can Talk About The Attacks Against Orthodox Jews

Almost as horrifying as the attacks themselves is the inability of those whose job it is to protect the vulnerable to figure out what is causing them. → Read More

Trump Is Right: I Don’t Love Israel Enough To Enable His Bigotry

Trump showed he has an anti-Semite’s view of Jewish values and politics at last weekend's IAC speech. → Read More

I Was Protested At Bard College For Being A Jew

If you think allowing Jews to be protested for being Jews isn’t represent a red line, I have nothing more to say to you, and nothing I want to hear. → Read More

The Case For Bernie Sanders, The Only Real Progressive In The Race (Sorry, Warren Fans)

Bernie Sanders' progressive track record dwarfs Warren's. → Read More

A Lot More Jews Are Anti-Zionists Than You Think

To be sure, one in five American Jews is still a minority. But it’s a lot more than one in twenty. → Read More

This Week Proves It: Politicians Won’t Call Out Anti-Semitism On Their Own Side

American Jews can no longer ignore the fact that neither of the parties is willing to stand up for us against their own party members. → Read More

Jewish Tradition Dictates Fasting To Oppose Tyrants. We Should Fast To Overcome Trump.

Jews have a moral influence in America. If we fast on election day, we can get more people to vote against Trump. → Read More

AOC’s Squad Is Being Targeted For Calling Out Our Hateful Immigration Policies

It didn’t matter that I was a patriotic veteran who proudly served her country. I was told to leave this country if I didn't like it. → Read More

Want To ‘Send Omar Back’? That’s What The Nazis Did

Trump’s suggestion that critics of America are less American, and even worthy of being denaturalized, is an extremely dangerous one. → Read More

Nikki Haley, Israel’s Sweetheart, Visits The Western Wall

Nikki Haley, conservative American politician, former UN Ambassador and beloved celebrity in Israel, recently visited the Western Wall. → Read More

Democrats Should Lean In To The Israel Question At The Debates. Here’s How.

Candidates shouldn’t be afraid to air their views on Israel. Here’s 5 tips on how to approach talking about the Israeli-American relationship. → Read More