Nervous assimilation-humor is a grand Jewish tradition. And yet.
Rabbi Nathan Diament’s response to my column about Betsy DeVos perfectly reflects the short-sightedness of the Orthodox Union’s approach to this issue.7
In his remaining days, the key question for the Obama White House should be whether any action—whether a speech, unilateral recognition, or a U.N. resolution—will make it more or less difficult for the next president to continue peacemaking, since a meaningful renewal of the process is impossible before Inauguration Day, says Jonathan Greenblatt.5
Nathan J. Diament responds to Jay Michaelson’s criticism of support for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos.5
What are we scared of when we are scared of the “alt-right”? Fear that its odious ideas will become normal, writes Jane Eisner. So it’s time to stop it.
All parents have a right to raise their children as they see fit, Avi Shafran argues. Betsy DeVos gets that.128
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