Opinion

Biden Bets He’ll Find Voters Closer to the Center

Joe Biden took his sputtering campaign onto the offensive this week, unveiling an unashamedly moderate healthcare plan and slamming his rivals’ “Medicare for all” bill as “too risky.” It was…

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Justifiable Rage

The shooting death of an 18-year-old Ethiopian immigrant unleashed an uncharacteristic rage that brought thousands into the streets throughout Israel. While there is no justification for violence, including rock-throwing and…

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British Diplomat Gets Run Over by the Brexit Bus

A few days ago, the U.K.’s former spy chief warned his country is going through a political nervous breakdown. The leak of confidential memos by Britain’s ambassador to Washington about…

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The Census Should Remain in the Hands of the President

“Yes, we wrote the bill,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in January 2009 as the Democrats rolled their “stimulus” package over GOP opposition. “Yes, we won the election,” she added.…

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Lazy People Don’t Immigrate

Earlier this year I was at my local gas station at 6 a.m. stocking up on caffeine for the daily commute. I joked with the young Ethiopian attendant about how…

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The Unbearable Arrogance of the Left

The Israeli left: a) has won two elections in the last 42 years b) is generally estranged from Torah c) is intolerant of divergent views (while claiming to be liberal…

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The Puppet Masters Behind AOC

When my daughter was 7 years old, my sister took her to an exhibit at the Center for Jewish History, which featured artwork of Jewish children from the Theresienstadt concentration…

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Dollars for Peace, Dollars for War

Two stories. One holds out hope for the Palestinians and for peace. The other promises continued despair and war. The first involves an Israeli chip designer, Mellanox Technologies, which employs…

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Vaccination Proclamation

The threats and vulgarities bellowed by several visibly Orthodox Jews at members of the New York State Assembly in Albany after it narrowly passed a measure ending religious exemptions for…

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