20 years after Camp David sparked terror, world clings to Oslo delusion

It’s one anniversary that no one is celebrating. Twenty years ago this summer, President Bill Clinton welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to a …

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Israel-US police cooperation: What it’s all about

In June, as protests against aggressive and abusive policing in the United States took hold, so did a false accusation about a group of programs that sends American police chiefs to learn from their …


Hong Kong’s death knell sounds alarm bells

The death-knell sounding for freedom in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most open and dynamic city-states, should ring alarm bells for us all, and especially for supporters of another small …


How European Jews coped with 17th century plague

More than 350 years ago, a plague took a deadly toll on Hamburg, Germany. As the High Holidays approached, fear and panic set in and many of the city’s Jewish families fled. Among them were …


Frum operative helping Biden pull Jewish vote

Aaron Keyak started out in Democratic Party politics as a kid, stuffing envelopes for campaigns in his native San Francisco. He clearly found his niche early …


10 Yiddish words to get you through quarantine

We’ve been self-quarantining for more than 40 days and 40 nights and, quite frankly, we’re running out of steam. Still, we can’t escape all the social media posts and articles (and …


No mint choc chip in Israel? We can fix that!

Last summer my family and I relocated from New York to Israel, a pretty hot country with an affinity for minty beverages. Tea with spearmint is a Middle Eastern staple, and “limonana,” …


Israel is not a colonial enterprise. Here’s why

Zionists and Jewish citizens of Israel are not colonists, and this has nothing to do with their skin color. It has everything to do with the causes, roots and historical processes of …


Jewish GOPers seek to sell Trump to other Jews

When Jewish Republicans met online to talk about the best way to defeat Joe Biden, the conversation kept sliding back to a question that has beset them since 2016: How do you …


Britain’s Jersey Jews are pushed to the brink

Jersey is one of Britain’s most unusual places — an autonomous island closer to France than to mainland England, a tax haven for London’s superrich and the last …


Famous Icelandic Xmas treats are ‘Jewish cookies’

You have heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie? As Jews move from country to country, they pick up recipes, spices, and dishes along the way. Sometimes, …


Touro fast tracks careers in medicine and health

Eitan Glucksman often wakes up at 4:30 am, putting in 15-hour days as a first-year urology resident at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. The father of two has a grueling schedule but says he …

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