Saying ‘Never Again’ Means Nothing If It’s Not Backed Up With Actions

Think back to when you first read “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.” (If you never did, you should.) Did you wonder what it would have been like to be Anne? What about what it would have meant to hide and protect Anne’s family? Some people imagine they would have been part of The Righteous Among … Continue reading

National Review Shouldn’t Join The Left In Blaming Jews For Antisemitism

Sometimes even a publication you’ve long admired gets things horribly wrong. In this case, it’s National Review, which just published an incredibly problematic article, “Anti-Semitic Attacks Shine Spotlight on Long-Simmering Tri-State Tensions,” written by Zachary Evans, attempts to explain rising antisemitism in the New York area. It’s a question demanding answers, especially in light of … Continue reading

Joy Behar Is So Trump Deranged She Just Applauded A Neo-Nazi

“The View” co-host Joy Behar was horrified by 2017’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, until she wasn’t. And all it took to change Behar’s mind was a single tweet. On January 7, Unite the Right organizer Richard Spencer tweeted, “I deeply regret voting for and promoting Donald Trump in 2016.” On Wednesday, Behar read … Continue reading

Linda Sarsour Is Too Antisemitic For The Women’s March, But Not For Bernie Sanders

Activist Linda Sarsour ignited a media firestorm when video surfaced of her telling the American Muslims for Palestine conference “Israel ‘is built on the idea that Jews are supreme to everyone else’” on Nov. 29. Sarsour adopting white supremacist rhetoric and blatantly lying about Israel — the realized, radical notion that Jews deserve a homeland … Continue reading

Hostile takeover: Democrats’ younger generation is brushing party leaders aside

Washington frequently feels like middle school, with its gossip, cliques, and unwritten rules. And woe to any woman who breaks those rules. Republicans have often chosen the “next in line” to lead them; think George H.W. Bush and Sen. Bob Dole. But the same is now apparent among Democrats. The party clung to the Clintons … Continue reading

The new feminists’ kitchen campaigns

Will the Democratic 2020 presidential primary resemble a season of “Top Chef”? Having elected the star of “The Apprentice” to the Oval Office, America is about to see the Democratic take on reality television. So far, food appears to be central to the plot. Several Democrats, including Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of … Continue reading

Only Two Democrat Senators Will Publicly Oppose The Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Sen. Marco Rubio threw a rock at a political hornet’s nest on Monday when he tweeted, “The shutdown is not the reason Senate Democrats don’t want to move to Middle East Security Bill. A huge argument broke out at Senate Dem meeting last week over BDS. A significant # of Senate Democrats now support #BDS … Continue reading

I’m a Jew. Feel Free To Wish Me A ‘Merry Christmas,’ America!

What’s it like to be an American Jew at Christmas? There are as many answers to that as there are American Jews. GQ’s Julia Ioffe, for example, wants you to stop wishing her a merry Christmas. After tweeting that she didn’t want to explain why, she took to The Washington Post to write that it’s … Continue reading

Stumped On What To Name Your Baby? There’s A Decent App For That

There’s so much in a name. Names hold history and meaning, as well as familial and cultural associations. Of course, when the OB told me that Baby no. 4 would be our first son, I didn’t realize how hard it would be to name him. In accordance with Ashkenazi Jewish custom, all three of our … Continue reading

Why Piers Morgan Is Completely Off-Base To Criticize Daniel Craig For Wearing His Newborn

Piers Morgan revealed a disturbing view of fatherhood Monday when he attacked James Bond actor Daniel Craig’s method for holding his one-month-old daughter. The underslept Craig was photographed wearing his one-month-old daughter in a baby carrier, while walking around New York City. Morgan shared the photo on Twitter and accused Craig of being emasculated. On Tuesday, … Continue reading