Post Archive

May 30, 2012

Say what you will about international law and international organizations, but it is undoubtedly a good thing that Charles Taylor, the murderous former dictator of...

If you happen to be in Manhattan today and the skies are clear at sunset, take a look west as the sun goes down. Thanks...

A milestone of sorts was crossed yesterday when the Israeli government agreed to pay the wages of non-Orthodox rabbis currently serving on local religious councils....

Even Israeli leaders are calling for stronger Western action against Syria. In the wake of the Houla massacre, Defense Minister Ehud Barak criticized the expulsions...

John has already responded to President Obama’s absurd claim about being a Judaism genius. But that may not even be the most offensive argument Obama...

The United Nations has hardly been a cheerleader for the U.S.-led NATO mission in Afghanistan. In fact, UN representatives have often been skeptical of the...

In the last year, President Obama loudly denounced Syria dictator Bashar al-Assad for human rights abuses and confidently predicted the regime’s fall. But as in virtually...

According to a recent Washington Post story, The proportion of Americans in their prime working years who have jobs is smaller than it has been at...

Apparently, Barack Obama told a visiting contingent of Conservative Jewish rabbis that he probably knows more about Judaism than any other president—on the same day...

Mitt Romney’s favorability rating is at its highest point in the race, due almost completely to a surge of popularity among women, according to the...

In addition to her unsubstantiated distinction as Harvard’s first woman of color, it turns out that Elizabeth Warren may have also participated in a landmark...

Former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu does a fine job schooling CNN’s Soledad O’Brien over Donald Trump and the so-called birther issue. In saying this, I...