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Serious About Acts Against Jewish Institutions

It is a rare day when the entire U.S. Senate speaks with one voice. That day was March 6, when a sixth wave of...

Not the Suspect We Expected

For all we know, the person who committed the lion’s share of the bomb threats against Jewish institutions really is a right-wing anti-Semitic nut,...

Sour on Sarsour

What’s Linda Sarsour’s angle? The American activist, who was a surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders during his presidential campaign and an organizer of the...

The Mideast Can’t Live ‘With Either One’

In his month in office, President Donald Trump has challenged several longstanding American policies, only to back off later. The result has been to...

Everyone’s Talmud

Until modern times, the Talmud was a major Jewish preoccupation. This sprawling compendium of the law, lore and commentary of successive generations of early...

Time to Recognize the Reality of Relations with Israel

Shmuel Bar, a former Israeli intelligence officer and founder of a company that sifts social media messages for terrorist threats, was recently disinvited from...

Punishing Muslims for Being Muslim

Most of the organized Jewish community, along with most civil libertarians, shuddered as the new administration issued an executive order effectively targeting Muslims who...

No Third-rate Hack Job

It is tempting to dismiss allegations of Russian hacking during last fall’s presidential election as blame shifting by sore losers in the Democratic Party...

Maybe We Have Only Ourselves to Blame

This week, vandals in Somerton struck the mikvah being built by Congregation Beth Solomon, the Northeast Philadelphia institution founded by Rabbi Solomon Isaacson. They...

The Cost of Staying Tight-Lipped

We are thankful that last week’s bomb scares were only that — there were no casualties, no damage and no bombs found at the...