The SeeSaw

Stop Worrying About Your Future Grandchildren That Aren't

Wedding bells are ringing for an Asian woman and her Jewish fiance but their parents only want to talk about future grandchildren. How to explain that they may not even have kids?

Divided: Sharon inspired sharp reactions that were often contradictory.

The Sharon They Loved, the Sharon We Hated

For Israelis, Ariel Sharon represented a treasured independence and fierceness of spirit, writes David Hazony. This is a Sharon that Diaspora Jews never understood.

Benefactor: Edgar Bronfman, Sr. died in late December.

Three Different Deaths

Leonard Fein reflects on the recent passing of three very different men, including Edgar Bronfman, a man to whom he once drunkenly confessed:”Under other circumstances, we might be good friends.”

If 'Palestine' Jerseys Incite Hatred, What About JNF?

When a Chilean soccer club depicts all Israeli and Palestinian territory as one state, pro-Israel groups get mad. So why don’t they care when JNF does the same thing?

?It Impacts People?: Professors and scholars are debating the boycott of Israel at the MLA.

MLA Panel Is High On Emotion, Low On Facts

At a Modern Language Association talk on the academic boycott of Israel, panelists gave little weight to arguments and facts, deciding instead to appeal to scholars’ emotions.

After Caleb Jacoby Found, Twitter War Resumes

Hussein Ibish apologized for his nasty Tweet about Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, whose son, Caleb, was missing. But Twitter foes are branding him ‘Amalek’ anyway.