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Editorials

The Syrian Attack

The chemical weapons airstrike in Syria on April 4, which killed some 80 civilians and which the West blames on the government of Bashar...

Haley’s Comet Flies over AIPAC

“The days of Israel bashing are over,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said to cheering thousands at the AIPAC Policy Conference...

The Bomb Threatener

We were as surprised as anyone else by the arrest of a suspect in the bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions in...

Kippah Misuse and Kippah Abuse

The kippah, the head covering also known as a yarmulke, has become shorthand for Jewish. See a man with a skullcap and, unless he’s...

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...