Does Takeover of Crimea Mean Messiah Is Near?

A famous rabbi once taught that when Russia invades Crimea, it means the Messiah is on his way. So now some Jews are thanking Vladimir Putin for hastening the redemption.

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Lesson of Chris Christie and Ehud Olmert Scandals

Gov. Chris Christie and Israel’s Ehud Olmert both forgot the oldest rule in the book — the one about a woman scorned, J.J. Goldberg writes. Especially if she’s your chief of staff.

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Praying Alone

The new phenomena of Shabbat services that stream online would seem to be a good thing, but Leonard Fein examines the negative side when we each pray in our homes alone.

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In the Pipeline: President Obama has been taking heat from his liberal supporters who see the pipeline decision as a litmus test.

For a Keystone XL Pipeline Grand Bargain

With pressure building for the Keystone XL pipeline, Jay Michaelson thinks President Obama should demand meaningful progress on climate change in return.

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Dialogue, Not Diktat

A column from March 21, “Only One Way To Change Hillel: Leave,” contains some gross inaccuracies that need to be corrected.

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