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Matthew M. Hausman

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We must stop sweeping woke antisemitism under the rug

Ignorance may not be antisemitic, but crafty denial of history is, as is skewing Jewish values to bolster up false claims. Op-ed.

We must stop sweeping woke antisemitism under the rug

Political disinformation – 'stumbling block before the blind'

All Jews should be alarmed at the politicization of language to inflame partisan tensions, often culminating in antisemitic violence. Op-ed.

Political disinformation – 'stumbling block before the blind'

Antisemitism, the story of multilayered hatred

Jewish identity is religious, but also ethnic and bespeaks national existence going back thousands of years- all reasons for hatred. Op-ed.

Antisemitism, the story of multilayered hatred

Jewish assertiveness

Judaism has to be authentic, with values my father held dear, innately and organically Jewish, not progressive attempts to 'pass'.Op-ed.

Jewish assertiveness

The decline and fall of journalistic integrity

The decline of American journalism has been realized by reporters and editors acting as partisan foot soldiers instead of watchdogs. Op-ed.

The decline and fall of journalistic integrity

What my mother taught me about charity

The humanitarian impulse was so ingrained over the generations that Jews became known for donating more than any other group. Op-ed.

What my mother taught me about charity

Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

The Jewish concept of righteousness cannot be molded to fit a preoccupation with “social justice” that threatens the Jewish future.Op-ed.

Progressive politics don't define the "Righteous Gentile"

Antisemitism in America: what would Émile Zola say?

Eerily, the hatred of French Jews during the Dreyfus Affair foreshadowed the antisemitic slogans that now fill the American landscape.Op-ed.

Antisemitism in America: what would Émile Zola say?

When antisemitism gets personal

The antisemitic incidents of my youth were not hatred hiding behind geopolitical rationalizations or academic pretensions. Op-ed.

When antisemitism gets personal

Jewish apathy fuels missionary zeal

Israelis want to foster evangelical support, but often do not distinguish Christian missionaries from those who are not, Op-ed.

Jewish apathy fuels missionary zeal

A crisis of Jewish leadership - politics trumps Jewish issues

Biden is never challenged by the media and a progressive Jewish establishment to whom liberal politics means more than Judaism. Op-ed.

A crisis of Jewish leadership - politics trumps Jewish issues

Social media: Selective outrage

The internet has come to resemble medieval Europe during the time of the Black Death, when Jews were accused of poisoning wells. Op-ed.

Social media: Selective outrage

The ethical decline of American journalism

Media demonization of Israel and whitewashing of progressive antisemitism was the harbinger of its descent into anti-Trump absurdity. Op-ed.

The ethical decline of American journalism

Jewish left cries antisemitism to silence critics but ignores its prevalence in the Left

Strangely, many Jewish liberal progressive leftists have become inured and blinded to the Jew-hatred prevalent on the left. Opnion.

Jewish left cries antisemitism to silence critics

The antisemitism pandemic

Liberals who tolerate no bigotry from conservatives will excuse antisemitic leftists who call for the destruction of Israel. Op-ed.

The antisemitism pandemic

Antisemitism is the politically correct hatred

Back to the politically correct Crusaders, Cossacks and Nazis. Like then, antisemitism is the only acceptable racism. Op-ed.

Antisemitism is the politically correct hatred

Is it anti-democratic for Israeli MKs to be required to pledge loyalty to the state?

Contrary to what critics might argue, pledges of loyalty are mandated by western political tradition. Opinion.

Is it anti-democratic to require MKs pledge loyalty to Israel?

Wake Up, Jewish Left!

Wake Up, Jewish Left!

Institutionalized Assimilation

Institutionalized Assimilation

A Farcical Peace Process

A Farcical Peace Process

Repairing the World

Repairing the World

The Search for Ritual Connection

The Search for Ritual Connection

Whither Conservative Judaism?

Whither Conservative Judaism?