Editorials

After Egypt’s coup

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Until last week, most of us thought we knew  what a military coup d’etat was. If the army removes the civilian head of state...

Mandela’s rise above resentment

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As we go to press, Nelson Mandela is in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital. He is the subject of much discussion and admiration....

Mr. Erdogan misses an opportunity

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In March, just before he was to end his visit to Israel, President Obama placed a call to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of...

The EU bows to Hezbollah

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The European Union, comprised of 27 member countries, further diminished its own credibility as an international influence, when it failed last week to approve...

A revered Jewish agency closes

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When the Jewish Education Services of North America, or JESNA, closes its doors at the end of the month, it will be a quiet...

Need for civil speech

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The verbal and physical attacks last weekend on Rabbi David Stav, the modern Orthodox candidate for Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel, demonstrate the effect...

What does moderation mean?

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Iran’s new president-elect, Hassan Rowhani, says he seeks a “dialogue with the world.” And the 64-year-old cleric says his country should show “greater transparency”...

The unclear message in telephone data

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Reaction to revelations that the U.S. government is secretly collecting data from an estimated 3 billion phone calls a day, as well as from...

What peacekeepers are – and are not

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On June 6, when the Syrian army retook the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights from anti-government rebels, it crossed into the demilitarized zone...

Frank Lautenberg

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Last week, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) was honored by Hillel at its annual dinner in New York City. He was cited for a lifetime...