Dennis Ross

With Synagogues in Jeopardy, It’s Time To Talk About Tithing

After winning a record 74 consecutive games on the television game-show Jeopardy, Ken Jennings of Murray, Utah, tithed $2.5 million in prize money to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mormons like Jennings, as well as Baptists and many people of other faiths, proudly tithe to their churches.

A Fabulous Friendship

Support Any Friend: Kennedy’s Middle East and the Making of the U.S.-Israel Alliance By Warren Bass Oxford University, 336 pages, $30 * * *|President John F. Kennedy, in his inaugural address, declared that the United States would “pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, [and] oppose any foe to assure the