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She would have been 90 this week

Yesterday, June 12, 2019, would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday. With lifespans increasing as they are, it’s very possible that had Anne Frank’s life not been...

David Friedman and ‘annexation’

The New York Times got quite a scoop when, in an interview with its Jerusalem bureau chief David Halbfinger, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that he favored...

For the love of wine

Wine drinking, one of life’s great simple pleasures. With each sip taken from a stemmed glass, the libation holds a layered history and mystery that led to the taste...

Circus

According to Ballotpedia, there are currently 24 Democratic candidates for president. And we thought the 2016 Republican field was a circus. I can’t be the only one...

The big lie

How did Hitler convince a cultured people that Jews were evil? By analogy, we see it again. Have we not asked ourselves: How did Hitler successfully promulgate the...

Who will remember D-Day 75 years from now?

Memories of D-Day and the Holocaust will remain, but only if we ritualize them. We were not alive on D-Day, June 6, 1944, when the Allied forces for freedom began to...

Takeaways from Israel’s unwanted, repeat election

Israel’s electoral scene is a mess — but it is a democracy. No Arab state or entity can say the same. About the only thing all Israeli voters can agree on these...

Shavuot in a time of rising anti-Semitism

What does the upcoming holiday of Shavuot teach at a time when American Jews are under attack from the right and the left? From the right we have the white supremacists...

The People’s Republic of Amnesia

Tiananman Square? Don’t ask China. It didn’t happen. The 30th anniversary of the violent crackdown on pro-freedom demonstrators in China in Tiananman Square recalls...

Deep in love…22 stories deep

Israel has discovered another terror tunnel built by Hezbollah. Israel first became aware of this instrument of sheer hatred on its southern border, courtesy of Hamas in...