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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Editorials

Offer It $50 Billion, and PA Still a No-Show

Offer the Palestinian Authority $1 billion that it could use to compensate the families of its terrorists. They’d take it in a second.

Propose $50 billion in infrastructure improvements, economic investment, a transportation corridor linking Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank to Gaza. The PA

AJPA: Jewish Journalism, ‘Objectivity’ and Ourselves

Last week in St. Louis, the 75-years-young American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) held its annual meeting, and for the first time I joined the conference. Since my work at The Jewish Link involves some publishing business as well as editorial, I attended sessions for both tracks offered at AJPA. What I learned from my fellow

An Obscene Comparison

No, migrant detention centers are not concentration camps.

That this is even a conversation in this nation is reprehensible and dangerous.

What is happening at the United States southern border cannot be compared to a Dachau or Ravensbruck.

Four Years Later, Netanyahu’s Warning Rings True

In March of 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress and flat out warned the American people that any deal with Iran, especially one that involved militarization of nuclear-grade material, was a bad deal.

The PM fell under mostly Democrat criticism, as did

Recognizing Israeli West Bank Towns

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was on point this week when he declared that, given certain circumstances, Israel “has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank.”

Let’s not forget the not-so-distant past when Israeli PM’s Ehud Olmert and Ehud Barak all but offered the

A Happy, Productive Shavuot

The Jewish Link wishes its readers and advertisers a wonderful, productive learning-filled Shavuot.

This is a holiday where we have not prepared by cleaning our house of its very last grain of chametz. Nor are we building fragile sukkahs or tediously inspecting lulavim or etrogim.

Germany, Keep Wearing Your Kippot

What ever happened to the saying “Never Again”?

Especially in, of all places, Germany.

It appears as if even the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner Felix Klein has forgotten one of the greatest lessons of the Holocaust when he told a German tabloid last

Protecting Our Freedom and Laws

With Lag BaOmer upon us, we leave our days of spiritual mourning and take a day to be festive and enjoy the warmth of a wedding or the flame of a bonfire. And don’t forget to get that haircut!

These past 32 days have been shocking. We’ve witnessed an alarming amount of anti-Semitic vitriol and

It Is Not Islamophobic to Tamp Down Holocaust Revisionism

No, it’s not “Islamophobia” to criticize Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s ignorant assessment of any role the Arabs might have had with re-settlement of Europe’s post-Holocaust Jewish community in Israel.

To think that the Michigan freshman congresswoman gets a “calming feeling” when she thinks of the

After Just 71 Years…

Certainly there is much to be concerned about, especially with the escalation in terrorist hostilities emanating from Iran through its Gazan terrorist proxies.

But it’s Israel’s 71st anniversary.

The glass is absolutely more than half full. So as you

Never Again, Here and Now in the USA

The 27th of Nisan marks the solemn Yom Hashoah V’Hagevurah, Holocaust and Heroism Day, the day we remember both the atrocities of the Holocaust and the heroism and resilience of Europe’s Jewish community in the decades since.

The words “Never Again” are a mantra shared by generations of Jews

A Special Pesach

Coming back to work and real life after a beautiful Pesach where I tried to do as little paper-related work as possible is never easy and this week was pretty challenging. But I made it back and I am sitting here now fully in the throes of another intense deadline day…and I am still thinking about Pesach, as I think many of our