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Who denied the Palestinians a state?

According to The New York Times, the re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has left Palestinian families seeing “no light at the end of the...

Swastika Acres

In Cherry Hills Village, a subdivision once called Swastika Acres is now Old Cherry Hills. It’s not surprising that there was near unanimity on the decision. In the...

Is it only Muslim victims of terrorism in New Zealand who are worthy of being mourned?

What’s this? Selective humanity? Selective mourning? The horrible death of some 359 Christians at the hands of terrorists in Sri Lanka ought to arouse the mourning of...

Graphic photos of the Holocaust

JTA reports that the Dutch National Holocaust Museum overruled its own curators and left out of an exhibition certain photos taken at Auschwitz that it called shocking....

Burned into Jewish memory

Even before I laid eyes on two particularly sorrowful yet mesmerizing photos of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral going up in smoke — AP’s Thibault Camus’ and...

Clockwise from upper left: Adam Leventhal, Lisa Farber Miller, Bruce Heitler, Jonathan & Lisa Perlmutter

Kudos: Four praiseworthy Jewish community addresses

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION C PAGE 20 Every year the IJN salutes people — known or obscure — who bring freedom into our lives. Passover, with its message of...

Day of Fate

“Beware the Ides of March,” Shakespeare famously warned in “Julius Caesar.” The eponymous emperor was killed on that day, March 15, which in the Roman calendar...

Seder night, 1943

PASSOVER 5779 SECTION C PAGE 19 You can’t know right away by looking at the picture that it’s a seder in a ghetto. It could have been a group photo of family and...

Dayyenu is enough — really?

This ode to Passover was first published in the IJN in 1982 and has occupied this space before Passover many years since. ONE of the most popular parts of the Passover...

Two of the four sons, as depicted in the Arthur Szyk Haggadah (Wikimedia Commons)

The Four Sons: Which are you?

“Of the four sons mentioned in the Haggadah — the wicked son, the simple son, the wise son and the son who doesn’t know enough to ask — which do you consider...