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Dog biscuit for the Jews

Pardon our cynicism, but when Sarah Palin said in the vice presidential debate that a McCain administration would relocate the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv...

The once-in-every-7-years-ritual is upon us

When a person is about to die, his last words are laden with meaning. How much more so when the person is the most significant leader the Jewish people has […]

The once-in-every-28-years-ritual is upon us

Remember back in 1981 — 27 years ago! — the last time of the blessing of the sun? One may be forgiven for not keeping this rarest of Jewish rituals […]

Jews do not disinvite

VP candidate Sarah Palin and US Senator Hillary Clinton were invited by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to address an anti-Iran...

Miriam Harris Goldberg

Prayers for 5769 by IJN staff

My prayer for now and all time is that everyone  . . . everywhere . . . will know and be able to live the blessings we have in America. […]

The time to act on Iran is now, not after the American, Israeli or Iranian elections

We cannot deny that sanctions and various ideas to intensify them might work against Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons. No, we cannot deny it. But facts are facts....

Ike tested our hurricane IQ

On Sept. 8, 1908, a devastating hurricane killed between 8,000 and 12,000 residents of Galveston, Texas. The US weather service was in its infancy. Hurricanes didn’t...

Three people are killed

To be clear from the start: The ultimate responsibility for the death of three people in Aurora last week rests with one person — the one who drove through a […]

Sarah Palin, minus discounts

Go ahead, take all the discounts. Grant, for the sake of argument, that Sarah Palin has little experience that qualifies her to be vice-president (or president) of the...

Agriproccessors has let down the Jewish community

The rule of law, which is the only mechanism that separates this country from tyranny, requires that decent respect be paid to the accused. That’s on the one hand. On...