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The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

Perverse: Slave state sits on UN’s Human Rights Council

It appears there’s always a new low to be achieved by the UN. One may have thought that slavery would be a red line for the international organization. But apparently...

When I learned a lot from nothing

When you learn something from nothing, it sticks. If I recall that nothing that happened to me even 45 years later, there must be a reason. Permit me to share with you...

Iran is not a normal country

Gen. Hossein Salami, the commander-in-chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, gave a speech last month in which he celebrated Iran’s military might and...

In good families

The crazy thing is, I have a friend on Facebook whose friend is a murderer. When you go to my  Facebook friend’s page, the top message is to the other friend:...

Simchat Torah

Going to college for four years, passing every course, but dropping out the day before graduation. Making the down payment, receiving the bank loan, but losing the home...

Trump sharpens the fangs against Israel

Morally, strategically, politically — domestically, internationally — Trump’s abrupt withdrawal from Syria is disastrous It really doesn’t make a difference...

Disruption

When I was in Kansas City this summer, I visited the National WW I Museum and Memorial. The complex is a stunning structure with a massive obelisk, “Liberty Tower,”...

Whither Jewish day schools?

It’s not just a tuition crisis. For some, it’s an identity crisis. It would seem to be a tautology, wouldn’t it, that the Jewish day school is for Jewish...

From the marriage license to the ball field

AP reports that three couples planning to get married in Virginia filed a federal lawsuit challenging a state requirement that they disclose their race on their marriage...

Slam dunk: The NBA’s anti-profile in courage

Maybe we should revive HUAC to investigate the NBA on charges of communism. The House Un-American Activities Committee was a major stain on American democracy in the...