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‘Defund the police’

“Defund the police”? A more dangerous and counterproductive agenda could not be proposed. Who will you call when: • You need a restraining order enforced against...

No excuse for no social distancing at protests

Bad faith shines through all the politicians’ rationalizations In the face of a double standard, which is also a denigration of everything we’ve been told about...

Jews of color: a debate rages

For those who follow it, Jewish demography has always been a contact sport. But when it comes to the question of how many “Jews of color” are there really in the US,...

What happened to the pandemic’s solidarity?

In a hurry, I was about to cross the street when the light turned red, stopping me. Now paused, I became more aware of my surroundings. I noticed I was shoulder to...

A gift for new IJN subscribers

Over the past two months, we have noted with appreciation your support — it came in the form of new subscriptions, continued advertising and thank you notes and...

At the precise moment

Historians have long observed that it was no accident that the first time an entire people apprehended the one G-d was in the the desert, where nothing moves, nothing...

His mattress matters!

The coronavirus has been such an enormous, life-changing event. Together with much of the planet, we’ve been on lockdown, in quarantine. For so many if not most...

Powder keg

The fuse was ready to be lit. Months of lockdown; economic contraction; uncertainty about the future. As evidenced by earlier anti-lockdown protests and Capitol...

June 5, 1967

As this date — June 5, 1967 — gradually recedes into history, it remains a symbol of an induplicable moment in the lives of those Jews who lived through the utterly...

Right and Wrongs

George Floyd and injustice, from murder to mayhem Wrong: murder. Doubly wrong: murder by an officer whose job it is to uphold the law. This cannot be overemphasized....