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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Dateline: January 27, 2023. Today in history: 1945: Soviet soldiers liberate Auschwitz-Birkenau, what is later revealed to be the largest Nazi concentration and...

China’s shortsighted 
draconian policy

China's draconian one-child policy is an object lesson in caution when undertaking extreme policies to complicated issues.

On immigration, Band Aids aren’t a solution

Kol HaKavod to the JCRC, Jewish Family Service, Temple Emanuel, to Rabbi Emily Hyatt and Dan Leshem, and the many, many volunteers who have stepped into the breach,...

Birthright for Israeli youth

What a paradox: secular Jewish youth are sent from the Diaspora to Israel to build their Jewish identity. Then, when Diaspora youth move to Israel (“make aliyah”),...

It’s our own fault

Hatred needs no reason, but it often offers a reason. Racial inferiority. International control. Blasphemy. Job theft. Language. The list of reasons is obviously much...

The strange saga of George Santos, unfit for Congress

In an age of increasingly bizarre twists in the political process, surely vying for top of the heap is the strange saga of George Santos.

The Soviet Union is dead. Long live the Soviet Union.

Marxist-Leninist communism, which would have been 100 years old, died in 1991 . . . if only

No Maccabees in Ukraine

The Ukrainian struggle is heroic, but comparisons to Chanukah are facile.

No wisdom in earplugs

Have liberal Jewish leaders forgotten the example of former president of Israel, Reuven Rivlin?

Ugly, inexplicable, 80th anniversary

The year 2022 should not pass without mention of an anniversary for which the only possible adjective is evil: the Wannsee Conference of 1942.