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Chappaquiddick

Alleged crimes. Alleged lies. Cover ups. Pay offs. No, I’m not talking about President Donald Trump, but Senator Ted Kennedy. The story told in “Chappaquiddick”...

John McCain, a reminder of what an American can become

It’s unfortunate that America’s collective mourning period for Sen. John McCain is being colored, and to some degree obscured, by the political rigmarole generated...

Michael Cohen and the Holocaust

Last week, Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former attorney and “fixer,” implicated his former employer, the President, in testimony connected to the Mueller...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

What’s stronger than Teflon?

Is being blocked on Twitter an achievement? If so, we have reached a milestone. This past week, in attempting to civilly engage in debate on the latest Jeremy Corbyn...

Carrot, Pomegranate & Barley Salad

Pomegranate-glazed carrot salad

Was this week’s weather trying to send a message — that it’s never too early to start Rosh Hashanah menu planning and cooking? The cool breezes have given way once...

Betsy Ray meets librarian Miss Sparrow. Illustration by Lois Lenski from Betsy-Tacy Go Downtown (via The Besty-Tacy Encyclopedia)

Kanopy

In my favorite childhood book series, “Betsy-Tacy,” the protagonist’s world widens, both geographically and metaphorically, when she’s old enough to go downtown...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #16b

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #16b, “Portion Control” “Portion...

Elul alchemy

I wasn’t ready for it. I opened Facebook and began reading a friend’s status that appeared on my screen: “As I do every Fall, I double checked the emergency box...

American moral indifference to human rights in China

The latest abuse of human rights by China — concentration camps — requires the same moral outrage and diplomatic creativity that made the Soviet Jewry movement...

Your Rosh Hashana greeting in the IJN

Wish your friends and family a Happy New Year, with your own personal message in the IJN’s special Rosh Hashanah edition published September 7, 2018 before the...