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  • The surge in anti-Semitism? Here’s how to stop it.

    (JTA) — Almost daily accounts of vandalized cemeteries, spray-painted swastikas and bomb threats to JCCs and other Jewish agencies have naturally evoked considerable alarm. Clearly, we must never reconcile ourselves to an America where this is considered normal. Yet we must not succumb to the opposite tendency to see these recent incidents through a 2,000-year-old…

  • Op-Ed: Goldstone report flawed, but Israel should investigate its military

    The Goldstone report is severely flawed, perhaps fatally. But some of the allegations it makes deserve serious consideration by Israel.

  • Op-Ed: Don’t defend religion by silencing free speech

    A top official at the American Jewish Congress warns that a resolution being pushed by Islamic countries would make it illegal under international law to defame religion.

  • What Bush needs in an AG

    This time, President Bush should pick an attorney general who will do a better job of balancing his responsibility to advocate for White House policies with his duty to serve as guardian of the law.

  • Abbas raps rocketeers

    Mahmoud Abbas censured Palestinian rocket launches from the Gaza Strip into Israel.