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Editorials

Boeing cut corners on safety

Too much trust placed in one company. The more that comes out about the Boeing 737 MAX, the worse it gets. This model Boeing crashed twice in six months, the first...

A contradiction in terms: Abolition of the electoral college

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest state of them all? Lest we be misunderstood, the editorial is not about who won the popular vote in 2016: Hillary Clinton...

Is there anything new to learn from the terrorism in New Zealand?

Despite the terrible terrorist pattern, there is much new to learn. It really boils down to a simple question: Does the terrorist gunning down of 50 innocent people in...

Pope Francis’ very significant move for Jewish-Catholic relations

For decades, the Vatican has slammed its doors shut to researchers into the Holocaust-era record of the pope at the time, Pope Pius XII. He said not one word against...

Who is silencing whom? Rep. Ilhan Omar’s methodology 

Rep. Omar: They call me an anti-Semite to silence my criticism of Israel. Actually, it’s the opposite. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and many of her mentality say that...

Are Reps. Omar and Tlaib pro-Muslim, or anti-Israel?

Test the question. Google it. The result is their dead silence on the massive persecution of Uighur and Rohingya Muslims. It really boils down to a simple question: Do...

Don’t answer canards with more canards

Heated political debate — and accompanying propaganda — has always been a fixture of any political system that allows debate. Civility, while held up as an ideal,...

The ‘Jewish Nobel’ is ignoble in principle and practice

The $1 million “Genesis Prize,” founded by three Russian-Jewish businessmen,  is a case study in assimilation at its worst. Its modus operandi is to ape the general...

David Suson, 1954-2019

David Suson bowled four perfect 300 games in his life. The vast majority of people never bowl even one perfect game. But then again, most people aren’t David Suson....

Margot Goldman, 1931-2019

We will always remember Margot Goldman as the friendly face and welcoming voice at the front desk of the Jewish Community Center. From where Margot sat she could see...