Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer, a contributing editor for Tablet Magazine, writes the Beliefs column for The New York Times and is the author of Wisenheimer, a memoir of high school debate geekdom. He has just published an ebook about sex abuse in the Buddhist world titled The Zen Predator of the Upper East Side.

Yale Responds to Swastika Drawn on Campus

What would ousted Yale chaplain Bruce Shipman do in light of the incident?

Crucified by His Own Bishop

The Yale Episcopal chaplain, forced out over accusations of anti-Semitism, talks about his downfall

High Holiday Reading from Tablet

A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks

The Yale Chaplain Who Doesn’t Get Jews

If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?

Zionism for Refugees

With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel

The Wall Street Journal Needs a Linguistics Lesson

Hundred percent, as the Orthodox say

How Not To Write a Zionist Op-Ed

Ex-Israeli ambassador Michael Oren still sounds like PR man in WSJ essay

Mika Brzezinski Welcomes Viewers to ‘Morning Jew’

And a challenge for our readers

What Slate Got Wrong About Birthright and Max Steinberg’s Death

Placing blame for an IDF casualty on a free trip to Israel is irresponsible

How the Pledge of Allegiance Helped Me Love ‘Hatikvah’

The nationalist anthem my kids sing at camp makes me uneasy. But I grew up reciting a jingoistic pledge, and I turned out OK.

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