2010 – 2019: The Decade In Review
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2010 – 2019: The Decade In Review

The Divisive Decade: When The Center Couldn’t Hold

The 2010s meant a lot of things to a lot of people, but we’ve chosen to label the past 10 years “The Divisive Decade.” The bitter battle over the Iran nuclear deal was a Jewish communal watershed, and the election of Donald Trump has cleaved the community in ways that sometimes feel unfixable.

Even the decade’s terrifying rise of anti-Semitism, a call for unity if there ever was one, has divided Jews along ideological lines. We asked writers to examine the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years, and ask how we might overcome this polarization.

INSIDE 2010 – 2019: The Decade In Review
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.
Part of a series of essays examining the key Jewish trends of the past 10 years.