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Opinion

Israeli court’s . . . apology?

We thought for certain we were reading wrong. An Israeli Supreme Court justice apologized for . . . for this? Yes, for including words of condolence to the family of a...

Bloomberg’s false piety

Speaking of worthy journalistic standards, do not look for them in the recently announced campaign of Michael Bloomberg for the Democratic nomination for president. ...

Iran’s ghoulish cruelty

Totalitarianism has always been more than cruel. Think of the Nazi practice of not only killing Jews from sheer hate, but of cremating them and then mailing the ashes...

Israel resolved its refugee problem

Danny Danon, Israeli’s ambassador to the UN, wants to introduce a new resolution to the General Assembly on behalf of 850,000 forgotten Jews who were forced to flee...

Uncle Tom

What if Uncle Tom was not an Uncle Tom? What if the derogatory connotation was born not only after the novel (1852), but even after the end of slavery? We look at the...

Bloomberg’s wealth and anti-Semitism

This week America got another Jewish candidate, as well as another billionaire, in the Democratic 2020 presidential race. The entry of former New York City Mayor and...

Embarrassments coming out of Israel

Another Israeli prime minister is indicted, another election comes up sterile If President Trump is impeached by the House, it will not constitute a criminal...

Humanities coming out of Lebanon

Nazi paraphernalia went up for sale. Neo-Nazis, however, were pointedly outsmarted. We were right on board with Rabbi Menachem Margolin, chairman of the European Jewish...

Nativism

Confession: I haven’t watched one minute of the impeachment proceedings. I’m old enough to remember the last impeachment and I figure I’ve given enough hours of my...

Seven days and counting…

Seven days and counting . . . This time next week we’ll be sitting down to our annual Thanksgiving feast, which means many of us will be busy this weekend crafting...