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The big lie

How did Hitler convince a cultured people that Jews were evil? By analogy, we see it again. Have we not asked ourselves: How did Hitler successfully promulgate the...

Who will remember D-Day 75 years from now?

Memories of D-Day and the Holocaust will remain, but only if we ritualize them. We were not alive on D-Day, June 6, 1944, when the Allied forces for freedom began to...

Takeaways from Israel’s unwanted, repeat election

Israel’s electoral scene is a mess — but it is a democracy. No Arab state or entity can say the same. About the only thing all Israeli voters can agree on these...

The People’s Republic of Amnesia

Tiananman Square? Don’t ask China. It didn’t happen. The 30th anniversary of the violent crackdown on pro-freedom demonstrators in China in Tiananman Square recalls...

Deep in love…22 stories deep

Israel has discovered another terror tunnel built by Hezbollah. Israel first became aware of this instrument of sheer hatred on its southern border, courtesy of Hamas in...

Inflating the Jewish population count

It’s not the dollars. It’s not the adjectives (‘thriving,’ ‘growing’), it’s the actual number of Jews. There’s a lot of head scratching these days in...

‘No regrets’

Scene: Chestnut Hill Reservoir. A man is drowning. Enter a group of yeshiva boys. They rush to a nearby police officer. As the officer pulls the man from the water, he...

The unspoken crime in the tariff debate

Listen to the debate over President Trump’s imposition of steep tariffs on billions of dollars of goods imported from China. You will hear every imaginable...

When Congress became Chelm

A shadow of the mythical Jewish village of fools in Washington — but without the innocence Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Minn.) stated in an interview with a political...

Israel Independence Day, not the same sense as last year

It is neither Israel’s enemies nor its actions. It is our own weakness. We mark the 71st anniversary of the founding of Israel with awe, celebration and faith in the...