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In Response to North Carolina’s Law, a Jewish Case for Intersectionality

April 01, 2016 in Forward

Billionaires Try to Buy the Supreme Court

March 29, 2016 in Daily Beast

North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Is Based on a Total Lie

March 24, 2016 in Daily Beast

Christian Right Says No Means Yes in Supreme Court Obamacare Fight

March 23, 2016 in Daily Beast

Trump Is Not Hitler and He’s Not Haman — He’s Ahasuerus

March 22, 2016 in Forward

AIPAC’s Ovation for Trump is Not at All Surprising

March 22, 2016 in Daily Beast

Senate GOP Must Choose: Merrick Garland, Hillary Clinton, or Donald Trump

March 18, 2016 in Daily Beast

D.C.’s Dueling Supreme Court Strategies

March 17, 2016 in Daily Beast

Merrick Garland for Supreme Court: A Good Man About to Go Through GOP Hell

March 16, 2016 in Daily Beast

What Jewish Law Says About Crumbling Indian Point Nuclear Plant

March 11, 2016 in Forward

Likely Supreme Court Nominee Judge Jane Kelly Is a True Moderate

March 04, 2016 in Daily Beast

After Scalia’s Death, Don’t Let GOP Senators Break Their Sacred Oath

March 03, 2016 in Forward

Will Scalia’s Death Protect Abortion? Deadlock in Texas Case Will Limit Damage

March 01, 2016 in Daily Beast

Cruz Sugar Daddy Funds a Fake Black GOP Group

February 26, 2016 in Daily Beast

It’s Time for Jews To Pray and Preach About Abortion — Like Christians Do

February 24, 2016 in Forward

Have Obama’s Supreme Court Picks Really Been Silent on Abortion?

February 22, 2016 in Daily Beast

Could Obama Sue Senate Republicans for Stonewalling a Supreme Court Nominee?

February 19, 2016 in Daily Beast

Dear Bernie Fans, a Vote for Him Is a Vote for Donald Trump

February 16, 2016 in Daily Beast

GOP Cynicism on the Supreme Court Reaches a New Low

February 15, 2016 in Daily Beast

Does Ted Cruz Think He’s the Messiah?

February 14, 2016 in Daily Beast

Why Jewish Republicans Should Look Past Marco Rubio — to Michael Bloomberg

February 08, 2016 in Forward

What Kind of Jew Is Bernie Sanders?

January 31, 2016 in Daily Beast

How Citizens United Gave Us Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

January 20, 2016 in Daily Beast

When the Supreme Court Busts a Union

January 11, 2016 in Daily Beast

You Think the World Is Going to Hell in 2016? It’s Actually Getting Better.

January 11, 2016 in Forward

Alabama Chief Justice Screwed 66 Judges

January 06, 2016 in Daily Beast

Bill Cosby, Tamir Rice, And The Power of Prosecutors

January 01, 2016 in Daily Beast

The Brave Woman and Unlikely Heroes Who Brought Down Bill Cosby

December 30, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Religious Right Is Right to Be Scared: Christianity Is Dying in America

December 26, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Dangers of the Oscar Wilde Defense: How Cosby’s Countersuit Could Backfire

December 17, 2015 in Daily Beast

Affirmative Action May Be Doomed—But It’s Already a Confused Mess

December 13, 2015 in Daily Beast

SCOTUS to Decide Whose Votes Count in Racially Tinged ‘One Person, One Vote’ Case

December 08, 2015 in Daily Beast

America’s Creepy HIV+ Registry

December 01, 2015 in Daily Beast

Will Pseudoscience Undo Roe v. Wade?

November 30, 2015 in Daily Beast

Orange County’s Secret Informant Program

November 23, 2015 in Daily Beast

Arkansas ‘Spanking Judge’ Traded Lighter Sentences for Sex, Commission Says

November 20, 2015 in Daily Beast

The World Runs on Palm Oil, and That’s Fueling Climate Change

November 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

Oops: College Names Anti-Rape Program After a Wife-Beating Law

November 02, 2015 in Daily Beast

Evangelical Family Wants Religious Exemption for Teaching Their Kids

November 02, 2015 in Daily Beast

Ben Carson’s Church Believes the U.S. Government Will Team Up With the Antichrist

October 31, 2015 in Daily Beast

How Dennis Hastert Is Like Jared Fogle and Jerry Sandusky

October 28, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Death Penalty Election: A Louisiana Parish Is Ground Zero for the Capital Punishment Debate

October 26, 2015 in Daily Beast

Why Is Chabad Helping Christian Extremists?

October 26, 2015 in Forward

Why Saudi Arabia Gets Away With Murder

October 09, 2015 in Daily Beast

Pennsylvania’s A.G. Charged With Perjury Again in Her Effort to Smear Opponent

October 01, 2015 in Daily Beast

How Prosecutors Get Away With Cutting Black Jurors

September 28, 2015 in Daily Beast

America’s Newest Saint: Missionary or Mass Murderer?

September 23, 2015 in Daily Beast

Can Pope Francis Unite American Catholics?

September 21, 2015 in Daily Beast

Ann Coulter Defends ‘F–king Jews’ Rant

September 17, 2015 in Daily Beast

Oklahoma’s Governor Won’t Save Death Row Inmate Richard Glossip, but the Public Just Might

September 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

95% of Prosecutors Are White and They Treat Blacks Worse

August 17, 2015 in Daily Beast

It’s Not Just Bad Cops: Prosecutors Run Wild

August 08, 2015 in Daily Beast

It’s Not Just Bad Cops: Prosecutors Run Wild

August 08, 2015 in Daily Beast

Mormons: Come Look at Our Secret Stone

August 06, 2015 in Daily Beast

Satanic Panic Strikes After Gory Florida Murders

August 06, 2015 in Daily Beast

Hate Obamacare? Wanna Fire Gays? Create a Fake Church!

August 04, 2015 in Daily Beast

Why We Should Ignore the Nuts on Both Sides of Iran Deal Debate

August 03, 2015 in Forward

To some, Planned Parenthood is immoral; to others, it’s doing God’s work

July 24, 2015 in Religion News Service

Supreme Court: If It’s Worth It for Corporations, Pollution May Be Okay

June 29, 2015 in Daily Beast

Did The Four Dissenting Justices In Gay Marriage Case Just Suggest Treason?

June 27, 2015 in Daily Beast

How Conservatism Kept Obamacare Alive

June 25, 2015 in Daily Beast

Supreme Court: Institutional Racism is Real

June 25, 2015 in Daily Beast

Jewish Response to Dylann Roof? Dump Delusion of ‘Moderate’ GOP

June 23, 2015 in Forward

Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical is even more radical than it appears

June 19, 2015 in Religion News Service

Is India’s “Hitler Ice Cream” Tasteless? Ignorant? Anti-Semitic? Or all of the above?

June 12, 2015 in Daily Beast

New Poll Shows Near-Supermajority on Same-Sex Marriage, Obamacare

June 08, 2015 in Daily Beast

This Could Be the Supreme Court’s Busiest Month in History

June 01, 2015 in Daily Beast

SCOTUS: Abercrombie & Fitch Discriminated Against Muslim Job Applicant

June 01, 2015 in Daily Beast

Indiana’s First Church of Pot

May 29, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Case for Serial’s Adnan Syed Just Got Busted Wide Open

May 19, 2015 in Daily Beast

2015 Is the Hottest Year On Record

May 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

Bobby Jindal Is Doubling Down on RFRA

April 15, 2015 in Daily Beast

Arkansas Governor’s Surprise Announcement Is Still Not Enough to Protect LGBTs from Discrimination

April 01, 2015 in Daily Beast

Mike Pence Still Isn’t Telling the Truth

March 31, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Texas-Sized Anti-Gay Backlash

March 29, 2015 in Daily Beast

Young V. United Parcel Service: For Conservative Reasons, Supreme Court Rules For Pregnant Women—And Against Corporations

March 25, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Backlash to the Anti-Gay Backlash: “Religious Freedom” Bills Fail, As More People See What They’re Really About

March 23, 2015 in Daily Beast

Georgia Bill Helps Wife Beaters

March 13, 2015 in Daily Beast

Jeb Bush’s Lurch to the Right

March 12, 2015 in Forward

Florida Quietly Bans the Words ‘Climate Change’ in Environmental Protection Docs

March 09, 2015 in Daily Beast

Salmon Vs. Gold Splits Alaska GOP

March 09, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Technicality That Could Save Obamacare—and the Supreme Court’s Reputation

March 04, 2015 in Daily Beast

Early Signs Say Obamacare Will Survive

March 04, 2015 in Daily Beast

Moderates Want More Marriage—of Any Kind

February 24, 2015 in Daily Beast

Armageddon for Climate Change Deniers

February 23, 2015 in Daily Beast

Tennessee Lawmaker: State Constitution Needs More God

February 18, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Right’s Very Own Activist Judge Issues Immigration Ruling Filled With Republican Talking Points

February 17, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Right’s Very Own Activist Judge Issues Immigration Ruling Filled With Republican Talking Points

February 17, 2015 in Daily Beast

Arkansas’ Almost Kosher Anti-Gay Law

February 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

Arkansas’ Almost Kosher Anti-Gay Law

February 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

Kansas’s Big Gay Rollback a Sign of Conservative Desperation

February 11, 2015 in Daily Beast

Is Alabama’s Anti-Gay Judge on the Right Side of the Law?

February 09, 2015 in Daily Beast

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, Tibet: Why Obama’s Meeting With The Dalai Lama Is An Empty Gesture

February 05, 2015 in Daily Beast

Right Wing #Fail on ‘Jihadi Hobby Lobby’

January 25, 2015 in Daily Beast

Gay Marriage Likely Back in the Hands of One Supreme Court Justice

January 16, 2015 in Daily Beast

The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over

January 05, 2015 in Daily Beast

How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline

December 28, 2014 in Daily Beast

New York’s Conservative Fracking Ban

December 20, 2014 in Daily Beast

In Florida, ’Tis The Season for Satan

December 07, 2014 in Daily Beast

The Laws That Killed Eric Garner

December 03, 2014 in Forward

Dear Evangelicals: You’re Being Had

November 30, 2014 in Daily Beast

Extreme Weather? Blame the End Times

November 28, 2014 in Daily Beast

I Admit It — I’m Binational-Curious

November 25, 2014 in Forward

An Unjust System Cannot Produce Justice

November 25, 2014 in Forward

No Wonder Cosby’s Keeping Quiet: He Could Still Be Prosecuted

November 23, 2014 in Daily Beast

The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors

November 22, 2014 in Daily Beast

RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’

November 16, 2014 in Daily Beast

Gay Marriage Chaos Begins

November 11, 2014 in Daily Beast

It Gets Better—but Mostly if You Live in a Rich, Democratic Country

November 11, 2014 in Daily Beast

All The Wrong Reasons to Ban Gay Unions

November 07, 2014 in Daily Beast

Same-Sex Marriage Wins at SCOTUS

October 06, 2014 in Forward

Supreme Court to Gay-Marriage Foes: Get Lost

October 06, 2014 in Daily Beast

Is Caring About Climate Change an Essential Part of LGBT Identity?

September 21, 2014 in Daily Beast

Let’s Make Climate Change the New ‘Third Rail’ of American Politics

September 19, 2014 in Forward

How Do We Avenge Steven Sotloff’s Death?

September 03, 2014 in Forward

Why Jews Should Care About Ferguson

August 19, 2014 in Forward

State Department Highlights Actual Oppression Against Christians

July 28, 2014 in Daily Beast

The Kremlin’s Favorite Anti-Gay Hate Group is Coming to Utah

July 19, 2014 in Daily Beast

Why Progressives Just Woke Up and Killed ENDA

July 08, 2014 in Daily Beast

Ten Reasons Women Are Losing While Gays Keep Winning

July 06, 2014 in Daily Beast

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision puts faith in compromise

June 30, 2014 in Reuters

Gay Rights & Religious Freedom: Can We Find Common Ground?

June 30, 2014 in Moment

Why Hobby Lobby Will Be Bad for Conservatives

June 30, 2014 in Daily Beast

Obama Takes Gay Rights Into His Own Hands

June 16, 2014 in Daily Beast

Right-Wing Activists: Yep, ‘Religious Freedom’ Protects Discrimination Against Jews

June 14, 2014 in Daily Beast

Why Simon Greer Firing Means Much More Than Another Jill Abramson #Pushy Affair

June 11, 2014 in Forward

Eric Cantor Killed By Monster He Helped Create

June 11, 2014 in Forward

Pennsylvania. Oregon. Is Gay Marriage Unstoppable?

May 20, 2014 in Daily Beast

The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen

April 19, 2014 in Daily Beast

Delaware’s Affluenza Case Affects Justice, Too

April 01, 2014 in Daily Beast

For a Keystone XL Pipeline Grand Bargain

March 29, 2014 in Forward

Why corporations don’t deserve religious freedom

March 24, 2014 in Reuters

Bernie Madoff, Our Convenient Scapegoat

March 24, 2014 in Forward

Do Corporations Believe in God? The ‘Hobby Lobby’ Case Has the Answer

March 22, 2014 in Daily Beast

How Anti-Gay Will Mississippi’s ‘New’ Religious Freedom Bill Be?

March 11, 2014 in Daily Beast

Hobby Lobby Discriminates in the Name of Religion With Help from Orthodox Outliers

March 03, 2014 in Forward

Why Some Freedom of Religion Claims Are Morally Bogus

February 27, 2014 in On Faith

Will Arizona Go the Anti-Gay Way of Uganda?

February 25, 2014 in Forward

Jesus’ Advice to the ‘Turn the Gays Away’ Crowd: Religious Liberty Does Not Mean Discrimination

February 24, 2014 in Huffington Post

Why Climate Change Denial Is Biggest Conservative Lie of All

February 08, 2014 in Forward

Climate Change is a Sin—Here’s How to Repent For It

January 15, 2014 in Religion Dispatches

‘Hunger Games’ Is a Tea Party Dystopia

December 05, 2013 in Daily Beast

What Does the ASA Boycott Mean? They Don’t Know.

December 04, 2013 in Daily Beast

George W. Bush Embraces Jews for Jesus

November 08, 2013 in Forward

The Loophole in Russia’s Anti-Gay Law

August 07, 2013 in Huffington Post

Argle-Bargle: What Justice Scalia Still Doesn’t Get About Marriage

July 07, 2013 in Huffington Post

Mixed Blessing of Supreme Court’s Decisions on Gay Marriage and Voting Rights

June 27, 2013 in Forward

The Other Gay Rights Case: Why Today’s Obscure Supreme Court Decision Is More Important Than We Think

June 20, 2013 in Huffington Post

The Creeping Jewish Fundamentalism in Our Midst

May 27, 2013 in Forward

Confusing Israel’s Doves and Hawks

April 16, 2013 in Forward

SCOTUS, civil religious court

April 04, 2013 in Salon

An Often-Overlooked Clause in the Constitution Points the Way to Same-Sex Marriage

April 02, 2013 in Daily Beast

Op-ed: Guess What — We’re the Oppressors (Advocate)

April 01, 2013 in LGBT Publications

Marriage Equality: A Civil Religious Moment

March 28, 2013 in Religion Dispatches

The ‘Religious Liberty’ Bullies and Their Fight Against LGBT Equality

March 18, 2013 in Daily Beast

Why I Supported The Palestine U.N. Vote

November 30, 2012 in Daily Beast

Bad Night for the Jewish Echo Chamber

November 07, 2012 in Forward

A response to a stiff-necked playwright

November 05, 2012 in Jewish Publications (other)

Jewish Romney Voters Are Fig Leaf for Christian Right

October 24, 2012 in Forward

Obama Won by Talking Like a Republican

October 22, 2012 in Forward

DOMA Ruling Seems Good For Gays, But Supreme Court May Not Buy It

October 18, 2012 in Daily Beast

The Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy to Lie About Climate Change Has Worked

October 17, 2012 in Daily Beast

Why Big Bird Matters

October 11, 2012 in Huffington Post

Nan Hayworth Is Not a New York Republican, and the Tea Party Is in the Details

September 26, 2012 in Huffington Post

LGBT New Yorkers Need to Hold Our Enemies Accountable (And Let’s Start With Greg Ball)

September 26, 2012 in Huffington Post

When the Right Is Right About the Left

July 30, 2012 in Forward

Olympic Committee Opposes Memorial for Israeli Athletes Killed in Munich

July 20, 2012 in Religion Dispatches

DOMA Ruling Is Test for Conservative Federalists

May 31, 2012 in Daily Beast

30-Day Sentence for Dharun Ravi in Rutgers Spying Case Is Right

May 21, 2012 in Daily Beast

Traditional Marriage: One Man, Many Women, Some Girls, Some Slaves

May 16, 2012 in Religion Dispatches

Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Announcement: A Victory for Religion

May 09, 2012 in Huffington Post

Could an African LGBT Activist Win the Nobel Peace Prize?

May 05, 2012 in Daily Beast

Why Are American Jews So Liberal?

April 03, 2012 in Forward

“Get Out!” Says Christian-Supremacist Pastor. Does Rick Santorum Agree?

March 20, 2012 in Daily Beast

Why Climate Change is Bad for the Jews

February 07, 2012 in Zeek

Conservatives Have Jewish Values, Too: Cantor, Adelson and Kristol May Be Wrong, But Not Un-Jewish

January 30, 2012 in Forward

A Nobel Prize for LGBT Civil Rights?

January 26, 2012 in Religion Dispatches

The Polyamory Trap

January 26, 2012 in Salon

Why Rick Santorum Can’t Just Say “God Doesn’t Want You To Be Gay”: Gay rights and the collapse of pseudo-secularism

January 09, 2012 in Religion Dispatches

Santorum’s Homophobia Problem

January 04, 2012 in Huffington Post

Airport Security and Non-Self

November 30, 2011 in Huffington Post

Who Would Jesus Bully?

November 25, 2011 in Religion Dispatches

Six Things Liberal Critics Don’t Understand About the Occupy Wall Street Protests

October 05, 2011 in Huffington Post

Why Liberals Should Be Outraged by the Tim DeChristopher Sentence

July 27, 2011 in Huffington Post

What’s Between New York’s State Senate and Marriage Equality? About Fifteen Words

June 20, 2011 in Huffington Post

An Open Letter to State Senator Greg Ball About Marriage Equality and Religion

June 15, 2011 in Huffington Post

Why 300 (Mostly Straight) Religious Leaders Are Gathering in Washington to Support LGBT Equality

May 22, 2011 in Huffington Post

Who are the Real Sodomites?

April 15, 2011 in Huffington Post

The Four Sons as Characters from Glee

April 12, 2011 in Forward

Not for the Sake of Heaven: Debased Discourse in a New Gilded Age

April 01, 2011 in Forward

The Tea Party are Sodomites

February 14, 2011 in Religion Dispatches

Hasidism and “Nature”: Negation and Affirmation

January 17, 2011 in Zeek

Geoengineering and Climate Management: From Marginality to Inevitablity

December 14, 2010 in Tulsa Law Review

Pass the John Tyner Bill: Get Government Off Our Backs and Out of Our Buttocks

November 16, 2010 in Huffington Post

What Would it Mean to Turn Back the Clock to 1960? A Tax Hike on the Super-Rich

November 02, 2010 in Huffington Post

Story is the Peril of Service

October 01, 2010 in Zeek

Political Consequences of a Judging God: A Yom Kippur Reflection

September 17, 2010 in Religion Dispatches

Gay Marriage and ‘Religious Freedom’

August 18, 2010 in Forward

The Anti-Defamation League Jumps the Shark

August 13, 2010 in Religion Dispatches

Are Corporations Evil?

July 28, 2010 in Forward

Plovers vs. Crows: Cape Cod’s Moral Dilemma

July 20, 2010 in Mother Nature Network

Call Their Bluff: The Case for Letting Republicans Filibuster

February 22, 2010 in Huffington Post

Taking Avatar Seriously: Environmentalisms, Spiritual and Practical

January 13, 2010 in Forward

It’s Not Just Tiger: Monogamous Marriage Is An Anomaly

December 09, 2009 in Huffington Post

Reflections of a Jewish Gay Rights Advocate on Visiting the Martin Luther King, Jr, Museum: An Open Letter to Ruben Diaz, Sr., and other Latino and African-American Opponents of Gay Rights

November 15, 2009 in Huffington Post

Silence is golden — and green

November 09, 2009 in Mother Nature Network

The Gay Generation Gap: Reflections on the National Equality March

October 11, 2009 in Huffington Post

Keep Your Shoes On: A Modest Proposal for Rational Airport Security

September 11, 2009 in Huffington Post

The Perfect Storm is Coming: Why New York’s Legislative Chaos May Be Good News for Marriage Equality

June 23, 2009 in Huffington Post

The Messy Yard of Tomorrow?

June 09, 2009 in Mother Nature Network

Pure Politics: The Koh Nomination Fight Drags On

June 03, 2009 in Huffington Post

The Lame Duck in Israel

May 29, 2009 in Jewcy

Get the Story: Why We Misunderstand Swine Flu, the Financial Crisis, and other Non-Narrative News

May 04, 2009 in Huffington Post

Sun Rises on Ancient Ritual

April 07, 2009 in Mother Nature Network

An Ancient Basis for Tomorrow’s Financial Regulations: Rethinking Usury Law

March 28, 2009 in Huffington Post

Environmentalism: Good for the Jews

February 05, 2009 in Forward

The Israeli-American Prime Minister Bids Farewell

July 30, 2008 in Jewcy

Is Environmentalism a Jewish Issue?

June 01, 2008 in Jewish Publications (other)

Thinking Green: It’s Not Just a Virtue — It’s Your Jewish Duty

December 24, 2007 in Forward

It’s the Deep Structure, Stupid

December 01, 2007 in Zeek

Apocalypse Now: Climate Change and Israel

July 03, 2007 in Jewish Publications (other)

Judaism and the Culture of Outburst

May 11, 2007 in Forward

Spiritual Pioneers See a Different Shade Of Judaism: Green

February 02, 2007 in Forward

A Jew and a lawyer are sitting in a bar…

March 03, 2006 in Forward

Friends in High Places: An interview with Congressmen Barney Frank and Gary Ackerman

February 01, 2006 in Zeek

In Praise of the Pound of Flesh: Legalism, Multiculturalism, and the Problem of the Soul

December 01, 2005 in Journal of Law in Society

Star Wars, George Bush, Judaism, and the Penis- From Baal and Asherah to Neo-cons and the Sith

June 01, 2005 in Zeek

When Dialogue Harms- How responsible political discourse can sometimes hurt the self

May 01, 2005 in Zeek

Deconstructing Zell Miller: A close reading of right-wing political rhetoric

October 01, 2004 in Zeek

The Spiritual Foundations of Bushism

August 01, 2004 in Zeek

Rethinking Regulatory Reform: Toxics, Politics, and Ethics

May 01, 1996 in Yale Law Journal