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IJN Editorial Staff
IJN Editorial Staff

Cleaner speech in Colorado

The 30 days of “Clean Speech Colorado” officially came to an end on Nov. 30, but the work has just begun. So said Rabbi Raphael Leban in the series’ final video....

Jerry Lande, 1930-2019

Imagine having experienced a childhood so wonderful that you   relive it for the rest of your life. That’s exactly how Jerry Lande felt about his upbringing during...

Christmas ornaments

Prof. Alvin Rosenfeld of the University of Indiana argues that the memory of the Holocaust is being transformed and trivialized by its overwhelming representation in all...

Israeli court’s . . . apology?

We thought for certain we were reading wrong. An Israeli Supreme Court justice apologized for . . . for this? Yes, for including words of condolence to the family of a...

Bloomberg’s false piety

Speaking of worthy journalistic standards, do not look for them in the recently announced campaign of Michael Bloomberg for the Democratic nomination for president. ...

Iran’s ghoulish cruelty

Totalitarianism has always been more than cruel. Think of the Nazi practice of not only killing Jews from sheer hate, but of cremating them and then mailing the ashes...

Embarrassments coming out of Israel

Another Israeli prime minister is indicted, another election comes up sterile If President Trump is impeached by the House, it will not constitute a criminal...

Humanities coming out of Lebanon

Nazi paraphernalia went up for sale. Neo-Nazis, however, were pointedly outsmarted. We were right on board with Rabbi Menachem Margolin, chairman of the European Jewish...

Legal or illegal, settlements are not the issue

It would be obtuse to deny that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s  announcement that the US will no longer consider Israeli settlements on the West Bank...

It’s not only about Brexit

Comment on election in foreign countries — unless Israel — is not typically the purview of this page. But the upcoming general elections in the United Kingdom have...