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Winter Games, rejected, rejected, rejected, rejected

Coincidence? On Tuesday, Denver hosted US Olympic Committee officials with an eye to hosting the Winter Games in 2030. On Tuesday, Calgary voted against hosting the...

Telling the poor cousins what to do

No doubt, the Israeli government meant well when it dispatched Naftali Bennett, Israel’s education minister who is also in charge of Israel-Diaspora relations, to the...

From Kristallnacht to Pittsburgh

There is the question of scale. Far more important is the difference in response. We shouldn’t take it for granted. Despite the fact that the massacre of Jews in...

Joint editorial by the American Jewish press after Pittsburgh

Earlier this year, our colleagues at the three leading Jewish newspapers in the United Kingdom published the same front-page headline and joint editorial voicing concern...

It’s not just about hate

The causes and cures of mass murder are oversimplified at our own peril. Just in case this Jewish community were worried that it stands alone, the overwhelming...

Illusion: Saudi Arabia is a friend of the US and Israel

I. The ‘new’ Saudi Arabia True enough, if we talk about a single human life, such as that of a Saudi journalist, it is of infinite worth. But if we talk about our...

The ostrich approach to BDS

The insouciant approach to BDS blinds some pro-Israel advocates to BDS’ real-time influence. We can take it. We’re big enough. We are not afraid of self-criticism....

Congress wants to invest in the Palestinians

A number of lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced bills that would invest in businesses in the Palestinian areas. The bipartisan bills, one of whose sponsors...

 Hamas gets it: West Bank settlements’ potential for peace

What is wrong with this picture? An Israeli factory in the West Bank settlement of Barkan employs both Israeli and Palestinian workers. They work side by side, making a...

Americans, meet Humpty Dumpty

A divided nation must look for ways to heal, not for ways to rub it in or to pay back. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,  Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s...