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Immigration

I genuinely do not understand the uproar over the idea that adult illegal immigrants may be deported. I have lived as an immigrant in two countries and as a legal...

‘The Post’

I felt like somebody handed me one of those old toy trains, or a vintage 1957 Chevrolet, or a pair of bell bottoms from the 1970s. Forget the story line. I was...

Israel’s blacklist is a pointless blunder

The term “blacklist” is one that brings up memories of McCarthysim to most Americans. But those on a new Israeli “blacklist” who are to be blocked from entry to...

The Eichmann exhibit

About a month ago I was at a Shabbat meal at which a museum exhibit about the capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1961 came up. My interest was piqued. But alas, the final day...

Bullet train

When I was in graduate school, I had a friend from Greece. It was 2004, the summer that Athens was hosting the Olympics. In the weeks nearing the opening, much was...

Saline and slavery

Strategic Medical Reserve Can you imagine this kind of world? Your doctor prescribes an antibiotic. You go to the pharmacy. The antibiotic is unavailable. Or this: You...

Black and white

Several months ago I watched the extremely well-acted “Loving,” which told the sad tale of a couple in violation of Virginia’s anti-miscegeny laws. Many may no...

Flipping out

While many people I know are all too excited to be the proud owners of an upgraded form of technology that boasts the latest and the greatest, I was indifferent. More...

Fools prophesy — Iran is no exception

Never more apt than the first week of January is the Talmud’s view that only fools prophesy after the destruction of the Second Temple some 2,000 years ago. For during...

Defining ‘occupied’ and the semantic battle

In a demonstration of how completely at odds his views are from those of the foreign policy establishment, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly asked the...