Don't Excuse Terrorism by Talking About ‘Root Causes’

ADL national director Jonathan Greenblatt says we must avoid attributing the motives of terrorism to ‘root causes’ when those are really just rationalizations.


Should We Call It ‘Radical Islam’?

Should we attribute the Paris attacks to ‘radical Islam’? Or, Jane Eisner asks, should we describe them as the actions of extremist individuals, and avoid blaming a whole religion?


Why No Facebook Filter in Solidarity With Israeli Victims?

Why did Facebook present the flag filter as an option on behalf of France, when it does not do so on behalf of other countries plagued by Islamic terror — including Israel?


How Hillary Clinton Came Out Stronger From the Paris Terror Attacks

The tragic events in Paris underlines Hillary Clinton’s standing as the candidate best equipped to cope with a foreign policy crisis, J.J. Goldberg writes. Her Republican opponents? Not so much.


I'm Converting to Judaism — and My Christian Mom Is Bummed

I’m a half-Jew converting to Judaism and my Christian mom is sad about it. Seesaw, what can I do?

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