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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...

Crossings

It seems we turned a corner in our coronavirus crucible. Whereas until now the word we’ve been living with is “lockdown,” now the word that’s buzzing is...

Get used to it

Will there be a COVID vaccine? Either way, uncertainty will remain. Prof. Noah Feldman, a syndicated columnist, has pointed out that there may never be a vaccine...

A false dichotomy

Politicians offer either/or solutions to the Post Office. The answer is both/and. Listen to Democrats recite the woes of the United States Post Office and most of them...