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Leave the Nazi gravestones be

A swastika on an American gravestone provides a teachable moment It was recently discovered that three tombstones in American military cemeteries are inscribed with...

Down the rabbit hole

I love a good conspiracy theory. While I’ve never crossed over to fully believing any, I like going down the rabbit hole and eventually hitting the inevitable logical...

Shavuot dessert favorites

There’s no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has create a time warp. Without our regular routines in place, it can be hard to remember what day of the week it is,...

The same bottom line

A skewed history of the proposed annexation of large West Bank settlements History shapes current perception. Distortion of history imperils current perception and its...

Memorial Day

As is custom, Memorial Day calls upon us to honor those who gave their lives for our country — the soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen and women who made the...

A life of contradictions

I have never seen so much pain, nor had so much gratitude. I have never experienced so much quiet, yet been so aware of the news. I have never had so much kindness from...

Why you need your ancestors

After an 11-year hiatus, I’m restarting this genealogy column in the IJN, because the interest in finding and acknowledging our ancestors has grown even more. I would...

Our Chernobyl

There’s a great scene in the series I just finished watching, “Deutschland 86.” A member of the East German foreign intelligence discovers high levels of radiation...

Streets, porches, balconies

As I was leaving a house in Brooklyn this past week, out on the street, I noticed the host on his front balcony. I turned to thank him again when he nodded his head and...

Be careful what you pray for

All of my prayers have been answered. I was not careful what I prayed for. I prayed that we return to the pre-9/11 days when there were no security lines. My prayer has...

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