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Dealing with bad economic news

MOST conservatives, and just about all independents, have a huge misperception of the left. They think that the gulf between conservatism and leftism is primarily about...

What have you said in private?

A PRIVATE recording of racist remarks by the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, Donald Sterling, in a telephone conversation was released last week. That his comments...

Judaism, Christianity, environmentalism

AS I have often noted, the most dynamic and influential religion of the past hundred years has not been Christianity, let alone Judaism, the two religions that created...

Noah: One of the most moral stories ever told

Next week, the film “Noah” opens. Having taught the Torah from the Hebrew for more than 40 years, I consider the biblical flood story one of the world’s most profound...

Immorality of leaving Iraq

On every level and from every perspective — from pure national interest to the purely moral — the decision by the Obama administration and the Democratic Party to...

America, ‘greatest threat to peace?’

LAST week the International Business Times reported:?“In their annual End of Year poll, researchers for WIN and Gallup International surveyed more than 66,000 people...

Why I say Merry Christmas

AS a Jew, and a religious one at that, this week, I am wishing my fellow Americans a Merry Christmas. Not “Happy Holidays.” Merry Christmas. I write, “my fellow...

A response to Richard Dawkins

This past Friday CNN conducted an interview with Richard Dawkins, the British biologist most widely known for his polemics against religion and on behalf of atheism....

The Obama Doctrine: Call it USLKOE

Readers are undoubtedly familiar with the various “doctrines” named after American presidents. Those named after James Monroe, Harry Truman and George W. Bush are...

Yes, there are monsters

IN August, 2002, a homo sapien known as Ariel Castro abducted 21-year-old Michelle Knight, the mother of a two-year-old boy. In April, 2003, he abducted Amanda Berry, a...