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Musings on the end of saying Kaddish

The 12-month journey of mourning one’s parents begins, to paraphrase Chairman Mao, with a single prayer.

On what basis not to vote

In Michigan, Democratic voters have decided in favor of Haley Stevens over Andy Levin.

Afghanistan, still bad news for the US

The skill behind al-Zawahiri’s assassination illustrates the failure of Biden’s ‘over the horizon’.

A mother’s true thoughts

In the midst of conflict an event unfolds in which a terrorist and a counterterrorism dog are both killed.

Cynicism incarnate

Democrats back election deniers.

Check your bags

Last Thursday, WNBA player — and American citizen — Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison — in Russia — for drug possession and smuggling.

From the archives…August 7, 1931

From the archives: An IJN from 1931 reports on an anti-religion drive in the Soviet Union.

Genealogical conferences

An important part of finding your ancestors (and not someone else’s with the same name) is developing your genealogical skills.

Nordstrom merges with the Dollar Store

JetBlue buys Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion, but it takes $4.65 billion to buy the Denver Broncos

So different — yet, the same

It’s interesting, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, where I live, I always had a soft spot for the pre-Shabbat mad-dash of the 18 minutes. It’s endearing to see...