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Friends like these…

With friends like these who needs enemies? JTA reports: The Satmar Rebbe distributed $5 million to 150 anti-Zionist institutions Zalman Teitelbaum was in Israel to...

Overlap

I. Striking images! The Pillar of Cloud and Pillar of Fire that guided the ancient Israelites in the Sinai desert were distinct and disjunct. One by day, one by night....

Tips to avoid flying snafus

I thought it couldn’t get worse than not receiving my luggage until the night before my return flight. That’s what happened when I flew to Azerbaijan. The drama...

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...

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...

Uncle Tom

What if Uncle Tom was not an Uncle Tom? What if the derogatory connotation was born not only after the novel (1852), but even after the end of slavery? We look at the...

Bloomberg’s wealth and anti-Semitism

This week America got another Jewish candidate, as well as another billionaire, in the Democratic 2020 presidential race. The entry of former New York City Mayor and...