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Feb 7, 2019, 2:13 PM
How Britain and Ukraine can learn from each other on Shoah remembrance
Precisely one year ago, Ukraine joined the international community in declaring January 27 an annual day of Holocaust Remembrance. This may sound like a very long way away from where we are in the UK but in fact there...
Jan 28, 2019, 9:21 PM
Israel must stop pandering to Holocaust distorters
Eastern European countries are systematically rewriting the narrative of WWII and the slaughter of European Jewry
Nov 29, 2018, 2:28 PM
Speaking truth to power: just answer the questions
Thanks to what a friend calls “the orange poltroon” in the White House, being a journalist has never felt tougher. The atmosphere is toxic in every country, from the US to Russia, from Britain to — of course — Israel. And...
Sep 20, 2018, 12:03 PM
Uman — Not Just for Men, Not Just on Rosh Hashana
Uman never seemed an attractive spiritual destination to me. Having been born in the former Soviet Union and having visited Ukraine often as a child, I still remembered the ugly, dilapidated towns and the old, potholed roads that looked unattended...
Sep 6, 2018, 4:28 PM
The Midnight Plane to Czernowitz: The 2018 International Yiddish Conference
Have you ever missed an anniversary, a birthday, or event and regretted it for years, or even a lifetime? I have. It was missing out in attending the 1908 International Conference on Yiddish Language that took place exactly 110...
Sep 5, 2018, 11:08 PM
Uman for Rosh Hashanah – Not on my tab, please
There are only 2 reasons that other people's Rosh Hashanah plans are any of my business
Jul 8, 2018, 9:45 PM
Herr Dr. Assad and His Barrel Bombs
First, I must pay a tribute to the passing of Dr. Charles Krauthammer, long-time columnist of The Washington Post and fan-favorite commentator on Fox News here in the in the US. He swayed me as much as anyone to...
Jul 5, 2018, 10:57 AM
Is there a connection between an Israeli ex-Minister turned Iranian spy and Equatorial Guinea’s corrupt dealings with Russia, China, and Iran?
At first glance, the story of Gonen Segev, the former Israeli minister of energy and infrastructure, turned Iranian spy, may sound stereotypical. The disgraced former minister got in trouble after various nefarious criminal schemes aimed at sating his greed and debts...
May 30, 2018, 5:47 PM
For Memorial Day, Thank You to the Liberators
Suffering does not move armies, but suffering does move soldiers. Much as we might wish it otherwise, World War II was not fought to save the Jews. It was fought to stop aggressive countries from changing the balance of power...
May 24, 2018, 3:28 PM
Wait, which side are the bad guys on?
Governments agree: All countries are capable of violating human rights...except their own country