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If you believe Bob Woodward’s latest book, Fear: Trump in the White House, or the anonymous op-ed published recently by The New York Times, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the … more
If American Jews are unhappy with Israel, it may not be so much a function of the new nation-state law as the growing consensus that it is “illiberal.” In articles in both secular … more
The Egyptian government recently passed a new law against spreading “rumors.” By “rumors,” President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi means anything that might undermine confidence in … more
There’s a lot of competition for the title of least popular aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, but Stephen Miller might be at the top of the list. The architect of Trump’s immigration … more
At only 28 years old and with nothing but an upset primary win in a New York City congressional district on her résumé, being anointed the “future of the Democratic Party” was quite a burden to … more
When Jonathan Greenblatt replaced Abe Foxman as national director of the Anti-Defamation League in 2015, the shift from a career Jewish professional to a veteran Democratic … more
It’s never wise to get into an argument about the Holocaust with Yad Vashem. That’s the moral of the story of Benjamin Netanyahu’s attempt to resolve a quarrel with … more
Who ever thought Germans would have a better grasp of the need to stand up against anti-Semitism than the Scots? It’s been more than seven decades since the end of World War II, but the … more
Charles Krauthammer would have been an inspirational figure even if he hadn’t become a writer. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, who died on June 21 at the age of 68, was laid low as a … more
As a general rule, injecting emotion into policy debates is a mistake. Cold, rational logic remains the best path to understanding an issue, and anything that undermines that process is usually bound … more
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