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Editorials

Singling Out Israel — Again

Just when we were hoping that the Democratic Party’s left flank was moving away from some of its anti-Israel sentiment, along came Rep. Betty...

Priti Patel’s Blunder

Americans consumed with domestic government and sex scandals can be forgiven for not being aware of the recurring scandals in the United Kingdom that...

Bullish on Birthright

Two years ago, Birthright Israel, the hugely successful free program that has brought half a million young people to the Jewish state for a...

Drawing Dershowitz

For decades, civil liberties lawyer and Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz has been a riveting and sometimes polarizing public figure, speaking out...

The Right Thing at the University of Florida

It took a declaration of a state of emergency and $600,000 worth of security, including snipers, paid for by taxpayers, but the appearance of...

Harvey Weinstein Is Not a Jewish Issue

Over the past two weeks, we have seen many reactions and reactions to reactions to the story of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades-long pattern...

Democratic Senator — Wrong on BDS Bill

It’s unusual for two Democratic senators from a deep blue state to disagree. But last week, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) acknowledged that...

What about the Kurds?

In a nonbinding referendum held last week, a clear majority of the 6 million Kurds of northern Iraq voted to declare independence. This comes...

A Scary General Assembly

As world leaders took the podium last week at the U.N. General Assembly, we were treated to a lot of bluster and some theater,...

They’re Playing ‘Hatikvah’

As the saying goes, we don’t expect Israel’s enemies to be playing “Hatikvah.” Yet there was the Bahrain National Orchestra, playing the Israeli national...