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Germany marked the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” last weekend. The nationwide Nazi pogrom against that country’s Jewish community took place on Nov. 9-10, … more
The story of Sandy Koufax choosing not to pitch on Yom Kippur is one of the great narrative tales of modern American Jewish life. Depression-era slugger Hank Greenberg was also a role model for … more
Was only eight years ago that supporters of Israel were trembling at the possibility that support for the Jewish state would soon be washed away by a “diplomatic tsunami” that would … more
Forgive your political foes? Can they forgive you? As the year 5780 begins, political division is the predominant theme in both Israel and the United States. In Israel, two attempts to … more
For those who are determined to restore the Women’s March to a central place in the politics of the “resistance” to President Donald Trump, last week brought both good news and … more
Its critics have accused Israel of a lot of terrible things over the course of its 71 years, but the New York Times has now added one more to the list that will particularly resonate with … more
Will Bernie Sanders be America’s first Jewish president? That’s up to Democratic primary voters and then the rest of the electorate should he receive his party’s nomination. But … more
Taking the blame for actions undertaken by their governments is part of every ambassador’s job. So it’s hardly surprising that Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United … more
This week on Twitter, a Jewish writer in Los Angeles decided to dispense some advice to her followers. Ariel Sobel had become aware that a small group of white supremacists was compiling a list … more
In recent years, we’ve grown accustomed to reading about Jews who don’t care much about Israel. That makes the willingness of one non-Jewish man to dedicate so much of his life to … more
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