Op-Ed

Who Is Really Corrupt in Impeachment Proceedings?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she has discovered President Donald Trump’s impeachable offense. It’s bribery. When he was trying to get Ukrainians to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden for…

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A Way Out of The Crisis in Hong Kong?

The classic reaction to the sight of two parties in conflict, neither of whom is to your liking, is, “Let them fight it out, no matter who wins, and let…

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A Move to Better Enforce Gun Restrictions

Last Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr announced a new Justice Department initiative aiming to better enforce gun background checks, coordinate local, state and federal gun cases and ensure the updating…

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The Intention Counts

Few things in life are as frustrating and disappointing as when concerted efforts appear to be for naught. A frenetically busy mother of young children devotes weeks to trying, l’shem…

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Honest Reporting

With every new terrorist attack, and all the more so with every new rocket barrage from Gaza, comes the simultaneous grappling with the media and its bias against Israel. Relatively…

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Immovable Wall Vs. Irresistible Power

On June 12, 1987, then-President Ronald Reagan was in a limousine on the way to give a speech at the base of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. While this…

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The Biggest Threat to Israel’s Democracy

Police and prosecutors in Israel feel they are under attack, and for good reason. Too many questions are being raised about their tactics and intentions, raising suspicions that investigations are…

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Disinformation, Please

Fake buttons, no; fake facts, no problem The ad accuses President Trump of having paid a $2 million bribe to a Vermont prosecutor for the latter to fabricate a larceny…

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There’s No Right and No Left

Like a regular ritual, it returns each year: the ideological dispute about left and right in Israel. It always happens during the week commemorating the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzchak…

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Seattle Voters Deliver Message to Amazon

Amazon can deliver many things, but city councils don’t seem to be one of them. At least not yet. That was the upshot of the Seattle city council election just…

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‘Industrial Scale’ Atrocities in China

Much of the focus on Communist China over recent months has been over the ongoing trade war between the Asian superpower and the U.S., and about pro-democracy protests that have…

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Senate Must Not Legitimize House’s Sham Impeachment

There are three paths before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when it comes to any articles of impeachment the House of Representatives eventually sends the Senate’s way. One is short:…

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Lodgings and Lessons

It is told that one of the great Rebbes of yesteryear would regularly visit a certain town. Before he became famed as a tzaddik and miracle worker, like many other…

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Unsafe at Almost Any Angle

News of the latest glitch in product safety sent shudders through every parent: Inclined sleepers have been discovered to be life-threatening to babies, liable to cause accidental suffocation. Fisher-Price’s Rock…

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