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Editorials

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...

Searching for Meaning from an Unsettling Year

Irma. Harvey. Charlottesville. They are the names given to three extraordinary and deadly events, which all happened in the last few weeks. And that’s...

How to Help Houston

The size and devastation of Hurricane Harvey came as a surprise. The scenes of catastrophic flooding were barely comprehensible as one of the nation’s...

A Lesson in Morality From the Military

There were clearly counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va., who came to bang heads, just as there were at least some protesters at the “Unite the...

This Is Our America

The white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville last weekend were at once a pathetic group of notorious hate-mongers, while at the same time, a...

Remembering the Tired and Poor

Last week, President Donald Trump endorsed a bill sponsored by Republican Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.) and David Purdue (Ga.) that proposes to cut immigration...

A Solution in Search of a Problem

President Trump, as our nation’s “disrupter in chief,” has a particular genius for discovering problems where none exist. Case in point was his surprise...

ACLU Needs to Read Before it Gripes

Any threat to free speech needs to be taken seriously. And when the ACLU raises the free speech flag, people generally pay attention. But...

The Water Agreement

Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority took a step toward improving the lives of their people by reaching an agreement last week to increase...

Netanyahu’s Indian Bromance

It wasn’t exactly From Here to Eternity, but the image of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, up to...