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Tehilla R. Goldberg
Tehilla R. Goldberg

IJN columnist | View from Central Park

Iranian protesters deserve better — from us

It’s a study in contradictions. The extremist progressive youth of the American University. And the extremist progressive youth of the Iranian university. Both groups...

From halva to ma’amoulim

When I was growing up in Jerusalem, Israel was practically a third world country. Since then, remarkably, Israel has leap frogged into today’s “Startup Nation.”...

Anti-Semitism that doesn’t fit the narrative

The recent and rapid escalation of anti-Semitic attacks unleashed in the New York metropolitan area is horrifying, almost reaching epidemic levels. It seems like every...

The Menorah

Ever since I was introduced to the poignant story “The Menorah,” published in 1897 by Theodor (Binyamin Zev) Herzl, I always think of it at the end of Chanukah,...

My menorahs

CHANUKAH 5780 SECTION E PAGE 23 When I think of the different Chanukah menorahs I’ve lit over my life, it feels like they represents the places I was at in my life, be...

The loathsome symbol

It’s not often that you see a photograph that epitomizes the adage “a photo is worth a thousand words.” Every once in a while, though, just such a photo comes...

Israel resolved its refugee problem

Danny Danon, Israeli’s ambassador to the UN, wants to introduce a new resolution to the General Assembly on behalf of 850,000 forgotten Jews who were forced to flee...

A small donation, a large meditation

Browsing Facebook this week I came across a gofundme fundraiser, posted by someone I know, an observant Jewish man. It was for someone he personally knows, a single...

Should we condemn bin Laden’s assassination?

The sirens in southern Israel are wailing again. Families are running for their lives in their narrow multi-second window of time to bomb shelters yet again. In reaction...

Ta ta ta ta ta ta ta

One of the fun features of the New York subway system is that you still buy train tickets from a vending machine that returns coins. Not just any coins, but also golden...