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Jonathan S. Tobin

Jonathan S. Tobin

Jonathan S. Tobin is senior online editor of Commentary.

Azerbaijan

The boycott of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Chanukah party is growing. The event is being held at the Trump International...
Donald Trump

If the last few weeks are any indication, it looks as though Donald Trump will emerge more or less unscathed from the public controversy surrounding his...
Electoral College

When Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta said yesterday that he wanted the Electoral College to be briefed by U.S. intelligence on their findings on...
Jerusalem

When Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said yesterday that the president-elect had been talking privately about moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem...
ADL

On December 2, I wrote about the changing stands of the Anti-Defamation League on the candidacy of Rep. Keith Ellison for the chairmanship of the...
Boeing

Last week President-elect Donald Trump fired a warning shot to the Boeing Corporation and other U.S. government vendors. Trump criticized the aircraft manufacturer for what...
anti-Semitic violence

In the month since the presidential election, many in the American Jews have been in mourning over Donald Trump’s victory. For all too many Jews...
Rex Tillerson

The timing for the potential rollout of the nomination of Exxon Mobil Corporation CEO Rex Tillerson couldn’t be worse. The Washington Post’s blockbuster story published last Friday...
Iran gold rush

Despite dire predictions of a Donald Trump depression, the Republican victory appears to have created a boom in the stock market. It's also having something...
missile war

Israelis have slipped back into a degree of complacence about the missile threat from Gaza since the war in 2015. The same could be said...
John Glenn

To millennials, he’s just a name in the history books. But to baby boomers of a certain age, John Glenn is more than that. The...
Azerbaijan

It may be just another holiday party, but the decision whether to attend it may be more than a matter of scheduling. By boycotting the...