Corbyn is gone, but Labour anti-Semitism remains

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

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

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

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...
Trump nominates Barrett

Barrett is qualified

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is impressive. She is intelligent, articulate, confident and poised, and performed well in her public testimony over several days of...
Joe Biden

For president, Joe Biden

We are in the midst of a presidential election like no other in our lifetime. Although the structure of the race is familiar —...

The down ballot races

Our community is represented in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate by an able group of veteran lawmakers. Generally moderate, with reliable...

The limits of protest

The sometimes violent protests last week in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park were disturbing. Although the communal frustration that prompted the reaction may...

Israel’s coronavirus redux

On May 15, with the coronavirus raging around the world, Israel reported just 13 new cases. It appeared that the start-up nation had succeeded...

Chaos in Cleveland

Last week’s first “debate” between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was a mess. More than 70 million people tuned in...