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IJN Editorial Staff
IJN Editorial Staff

No room for all the anti-Semitism news

Well, let’s review the news this week. It includes news we don’t print, simply because we don’t have the room for every anti-Semitic incident that comes in. They...

Israel, Trump and a terrorist

We have never supported Israel’s release of terrorists in exchange for Israelis, dead or alive, who were captured or killed by Israel’s enemies. These exchanges...

Mr. Abbas, meet the scrolls

We invite the president of the Palestinian Authority to visit the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. This is the same Mr. Abbas who...

Behind Trump’s and Putin’s rhetoric on Syria

Whatever else one might say about President Trump’s meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, Trump’s and Putin’s generalities on Syria are worrisome. If...

The tawdry Peter Strzok show

If the best a top FBI agent can do is to stoke political divisions, the FBI must attend to the public’s trust. If an FBI agent violates one oath, will he violate...

The dark side of the dark side: Poland’s divorce from reality

Why are we still talking about this? That is, about Poland’s denial of history, its divorce from facts? “Polish death camps.” The phrase was President Obama’s....

Say I’m mugged in a bad neighborhood…it’s my fault, of course

Well, let’s say I wasn’t mugged in a dangerous place. Let’s say I was murdered there. It’s my fault, of course, because I shouldn’t have been where the...

Words matter

Terminology is important. Words matter. Commonalities do not make two similar things indistinguishable or interchangeable. The bandied about term of “concentration...

Qatar and its Jewish friends

Joseph Allaaham, whom JTA reports is an owner of kosher eateries, apparently received $1.45 million from Qatar to woo Jewish and other leaders to its side in its dispute...

A skeptical people?

Every month, the Jerusalem-based Israel Democracy Institute publishes its monthly peace index, which is based on surveys conducted together with Tel Aviv University....