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Kapos? David Friedman’s judgement is in doubt

David Friedman’s profound disrespect for the Holocaust, besides abetting Holocaust denial, casts doubt on his abilities as a diplomat. David Friedman, President...

Anti-Semitism, JCCs, St. Louis cemetery: President Trump and Muslim solidarity

The president condemns rising anti-Semitism; indeed, there is a lot to condemn The bomb threats against JCCs particularly, and the dangerous growth in anti-Semitism...

‘No Place for Hate,’ including Trump’s Muslim-majority countries

Hate is hate, be it toward Muslim immigrants, or be it from Muslim nations. “No Place for Hate” is the ADL slogan for countering hate in such arenas as classrooms....

Mira Lee Goldstein, 1922-2017

Mira Lee Goldstein came from hearty pioneering stock. Perhaps that’s why she had that discerning look in her eye whenever she dropped by the offices of the IJN....

Shell shock from Washington

There is substance. There is style. Trump’s style defeats his substance. There is substance. There is style. If Obama was cool, Trump is hot. Another day, another...

Body count

According to an Amnesty International report released this week: Since the start of the 2011 uprising, Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people at a prison...

Trump wrong to omit Jews from Holocaust remembrance

The really scary part of White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s defense of President Trump’s omission of Jews from his statement on Holocaust remembrance is that...

Trump right to review terror-bound funds to PA

Trump stops Obama’s last-minute transfer of funds to the Palestinian Authority For all the foreign aid sent to the Palestinian Authority since 1993, one should expect...

JTA at 100

What do the following have in common? Ukraine in 1917. Jerusalem in 1967. The Suez Canal in 1973. President Roosevelt in 1941. Elie Wiesel in 2016. David Ben Gurion in...

Israel, and Netanyahu, should tread carefully

Netanyahu is wise to wait to meet Trump; Naftali Bennett, take heed. Some in Israeli circles believe that with the election of Donald Trump, a decisive change in...