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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...

With a cartoon, The New York Times caricatures itself

We’re not sure whether to laugh or cry. The prompt is a comment by Alan Dershowitz, the retired Harvard law professor and Israel advocate. He had this to say about the...

Beyond the platitudes

I. After the attack on the synagogue in the San Diego area six months to the day after the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life...

Is it only Muslim victims of terrorism in New Zealand who are worthy of being mourned?

What’s this? Selective humanity? Selective mourning? The horrible death of some 359 Christians at the hands of terrorists in Sri Lanka ought to arouse the mourning of...