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Tobin’s Take

Ben & Jerry’s is a proxy war

It’s the kind of a controversy that leaves a lot of Israelis cold. Citizens of the Jewish state may not have been pleased about the news that the Ben & […]

It’s a lot more serious than party politics

Like so much of what happens in the Knesset, the aftermath of a recent vote on a law that would prevent a possible flood of Palestinian immigrants into Israel was...

The Sheikh Jarrah dispute

After several days of unrest, the government of Israel is once again presented with a dilemma to which there are no easy answers. Palestinians and their supporters are...

ADL, others, give some anti-Semitism a pass

For the last 10 months, many Americans have embraced the notion that their country is guilty of “systemic racism.” In the wake of the killing of George Floyd at the...

‘Muted’ — talk about an understatement

If, as a New York Times headline noted, Israel’s reaction to the news that the US is ready to start talking with Iran was “muted,” there was good reason for...

Why is this man at the NSC?

Religious prejudice is a terrible thing, no matter whom it’s directed against. So when the White House pushed back against what it describes as attacks against two of...

What a Biden presidency could mean for Israel

For some supporters of President Donald Trump in both Israel and the US, the prospect of a President Joe Biden is a scenario they never wanted to contemplate. Both the...

How we defeated Leila Khaled

For those who hate Jews, it’s a disaster. The ability of Jewish organizations to organize effectively and then persuade Zoom, YouTube and Facebook to deplatform a...

Krug’s modern-day minstrel show

Great imposters are the lifeblood of “stranger than fiction” stories that are hard to resist. Tales of troubled people who find it difficult to live life in their...

How to help a failed state?

Last week’s disaster in Beirut epitomizes everything that is wrong with Lebanon. But we didn’t have to wait for an investigation into the explosion at the Beirut...