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Tobin’s Take

Why removing a cross would be bad for Jews

In the view of some ardent defenders of the separation between religion and state, there was no doubt that a war memorial in the form of a 40-foot-tall cross should not...

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...

New strains of viral anti-Semitism

Who could really be surprised by the story that grabbed the attention of the Jewish world this past weekend? When Felix Klein, Germany’s first commissioner for Jewish...

Not everything is an anti-Semitic dog whistle

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s upstart presidential campaign has gone far better than anyone could have predicted. But when speaking in Las Vegas this week, he made...

Holocaust remembrance on Instagram

To say that the impact of social media on society and popular culture has not been entirely beneficial is the understatement of the 21st century. Our politics has been...

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...

False narrative

For critics of the pro-Israel community and US President Donald Trump, it was the ultimate “gotcha” moment. After months of having to listen to Jews and friends of...

City of David and the problem with Jerusalem

Those who continue to deny the historical facts about Jewish Jerusalem got more bad news this week. Archaeologists working at the City of David site in Jerusalem...

The Israeli people are still ‘with the Golan’

Sometimes, the best deals are the ones you don’t make. The news that Hezbollah is seeking to establish a cell in the Golan Heights from bases in Syria without the...

Bibi or Tibi?

He’s done it again. After being called out for allegedly employing racist incitement against Israeli Arabs during election campaigns, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...