Seven changes coronavirus will have on contemporary life

Coronavirus  feels more like a sci-fi movie than real life, and yet, here it is. COVID-19 has taken over everything. We email, text, and talk about it.  It’s widely feared. And if you look at any news source, there really is no escaping it. Looking longer term, there’s reason to believe that this season of … Continue reading

What It’s Like To Have The National Guard Shutting Down Your Town Over Coronavirus

It’s not every day you see a detailed map of your hometown splashed across the news. Then again, the National Guard was never asked to set up a containment area there — until now. So if you’re wondering what it’s like to have my New York hometown figure prominently in the story of a virus … Continue reading

How Bad Is Antisemitism In Europe? Surveys Suggest It’s Rampant

The Belgian city of Aalst celebrated this year’s Carnival with grotesque displays of overt antisemitism. Revelers mocked the Wailing Wall, with some dressed as ants in Hasidic hats and others as Nazis. That theme continued in Campo de Criptana, Spain, where Carnival participants dressed up as Nazis and concentration camp prisoners, flanked by chimneys. The … Continue reading

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