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IJN Editorial Staff
IJN Editorial Staff

No one-sided cause of, or cure for, safety risks to bicyclists and scooterists in Denver

I. The dream Here is the narrative from the bicycle culture in Denver as we hear it: Bicyclists and scooter riders are trying to heal the planet by pulling fossil fuels...

Mass shootings, causes and cures

Mass shootings, causes and cures: All of the above — and then some How does our country cure this wicked and eviscerating rampage? Partisans and policymakers will...

Heroism and tragedy: Rabbi Bauman

The closer they intertwine, the more salient heroism and tragedy become. Rabbi Reuven Bauman lost his life as he saved another. Rabbi Bauman was 35 and leaves behind...

Yes, back to the moon — and Mars

In space exploration, a trio leapfrogs over every other human attainment. Wonder. Wisdom. Mystery. The wonder dates back to the uncharted prehistoric era when human...

No plea bargain for the 9/11 mastermind

Eighteen years after alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed sent not only some 3,000 innocent people to their deaths but also his fellow terrorists, suddenly...

Trump stakes out the moral high ground in defunding the Palestinian Authority

In any other context, funding the PA would be prosecuted as accessory to murder. The claim is made that President Trump’s defunding of the Palestinian Authority is...

Joe Silver, 1927-2019

From his perch at age 92, Joe Silver never did make it back to age 18 again, as he so devoutly begged every rabbi and anyone else whom he thought could or should make it...

Rembrandt at 350

Setting aside the somewhat mystical human penchant to remember great people or decisive events only on even-numbered anniversaries, the 350th anniversary of...

9/11 and the Gaza border

The next time you hear about an Israeli blockade of Gaza, consider 9/11. 9/11 changed our world forever. An analogous event changed Israel and the fate of Palestinians...

Iran: It’s not sanctions relief vs. nuclear restart

The story is more complicated, the options are worse Sanctions vs. nuclear bomb. Economic pain vs. ultimate threat. So the current standoff between the US and Iran...