Editorials

Georgia on our mind

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With control of the U.S. Senate hanging in the balance, the two runoff elections scheduled to take place in Georgia on Jan. 5 are,...

Biden’s Middle East challenges

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President-elect Joe Biden recognizes the shared values between the U.S. and Israel, understands the benefits of the close relationship and supports Israel’s strategic and...

Palestinian leadership vacuum

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Saeb Erekat was the Palestinians’ chief peace negotiator with Israel since the 1990s. He was accusatory, confrontational and uncompromising in his public persona, but...

The dishonor of frivolous challenges

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Last weekend’s demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and other cities by President Donald Trump’s supporters made clear that there are a lot of people who...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z’l

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Rabbi Jonathan Sacks exemplified the best of Modern Orthodoxy. Erudite, personable, a prolific writer, a beloved teacher and a public intellectual, Sacks moved comfortably...

A time for healing

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In claiming victory this past Saturday as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden hit all the right notes. He was forceful, empathetic and steady...

Corbyn is gone, but Labour anti-Semitism remains

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Jeremy Corbyn, who led Britain’s opposition Labour Party until earlier this year, was suspended from the party last week. He was a leader with...

Jerusalem, Israel — a proud birthplace

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It took 18 years, but reality finally overcame politics. And now, the U.S. passport of Menachem Zivotofsky shows the unremarkable but much litigated truth...
anti-semitism in the dictionary

Stretching the accusation of anti-Semitism

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In 1990, First Amendment attorney Richard Godwin proposed what has come to be known as Godwin’s Law. The law essentially posits that comparing someone...
World Zionist Congress

Compromise at World Zionist Congress

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Last December in this space, we urged readers to vote in the elections of the World Zionist Congress, the once-every-five-year meeting that chooses the...