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by | Nov 3, 2022

It turns out that, sometimes, the fifth time is a charm. With the final ballots now counted in Israel’s fifth national election in four years, the results are officially in: Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, already the longest-serving prime minister in the…

by | Oct 29, 2022

A friend of mine who has moved on to the next world said to me once, “So many people here in America and the West are great at abstract thinking of the highest sort, yet so many of them seem…

by | Oct 13, 2022

We are over-inundated — not just inundated, as in a deluge or a Category 5 hurricane, but over-inundated — with virtue signaling that tells us that our humanity and compassion can be gauged only by whether we join up with the LGBTQIA+…

by | Oct 4, 2022

In one of the early Honeymooners episodes (an eight-minute skit, before Audrey Meadows joined), Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) suspects his wife, Alice, is cheating on him (she is actually secretly meeting a jeweler to buy him a ring). Ever loyal…

by | Sep 12, 2022

Monday I ran across an interesting blog post at Common Sense by Suzy Weiss on something most of us need to start paying attention to. It was occasioned by the 10th anniversary of Tinder making its debut in the app…

by | Aug 4, 2022

Nearly three weeks ago, I wrote of the saddest period in the annual Jewish calendar. This Saturday night and Sunday will mark the apex of tragedy. It is the Ninth Day of the Hebrew month of Av — better known…

by | Jul 10, 2022

There are approximately one million Orthodox Jews in the United States. The main group of Orthodox rabbis speaking on public policy matters is Coalition for Jewish Values. It speaks for 2,000 — two thousand — American rabbis. The largest collegial…

by | Jul 6, 2022

Because my several thousand readers in The American Spectator seem mostly to be devout Christians (although rumor has it that Jews read me, too, as do agnostics and even anti-Semites), I present herein more universal thoughts rather than purely Judaic…

by | Jun 8, 2022

Biden and Pelosi, you wanna blame guns and gun manufacturers for school shootings? It has been a longtime meme of the conservative Second Amendment pro-gun lobby that guns do not kill people; rather, people kill people. Look at Orthodox Jews…

by | Jun 4, 2022

A few weeks ago, I was delighted to see an author writing in the pages of The American Spectator and referring with approval to Aristotle’s principle of the Golden Mean. The great Greek philosopher observed nature’s pursuit of balance and…

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