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The dark side of the dark side: Poland’s divorce from reality

Why are we still talking about this? That is, about Poland’s denial of history, its divorce from facts? “Polish death camps.” The phrase was President Obama’s....

Say I’m mugged in a bad neighborhood…it’s my fault, of course

Well, let’s say I wasn’t mugged in a dangerous place. Let’s say I was murdered there. It’s my fault, of course, because I shouldn’t have been where the...

Words matter

Terminology is important. Words matter. Commonalities do not make two similar things indistinguishable or interchangeable. The bandied about term of “concentration...

Qatar and its Jewish friends

Joseph Allaaham, whom JTA reports is an owner of kosher eateries, apparently received $1.45 million from Qatar to woo Jewish and other leaders to its side in its dispute...

A skeptical people?

Every month, the Jerusalem-based Israel Democracy Institute publishes its monthly peace index, which is based on surveys conducted together with Tel Aviv University....

Still another Palestinian tactic to destroy Israel. Still another failure.

Parents paid to lie about the tragic death of their own children — in the currency of the enemy. Let us enumerate the Arab and Palestinian tactics to erase Israel....

Onward Rabbi Gerson

Rabbi Bernard Gerson, who concludes a 25-year pulpit career next month, has been honored by his synagogue and his flock. We should like to offer a different perspective...

What? Separate children from parents?

Three hours before we went to press, and after the following editorial was written, President Trump signed an executive order apparently banning the separation of...

Wolf in sheep’s clothing

What could be more Jewish than compassion? Are not the Palestinians in Gaza suffering? Should Jews not know about this and empathize with it? Does our tradition not say...

Too?

Nothing against the Rockies or DU. Both, in very different ways, beautifully enhance our community. Yet, with numbers too big for almost all of us to get our heads...