Comparing the deportation of immigrants to the Holocaust loses sight of our power to effect positive change through democracy.
Oprah gave a pitch-perfect commencement speech at my school’s graduation, a mix of motivation (“Be the truth. Be. The. Truth.”) and motivation shtick (“Invest in a quality mattress. And don’t cheap out on your shoes.”). The exhortation that won the biggest rise from the thousand USC Annenberg students: “Vote. Vote. Vote.” Their cheers almost made me forget that most of them probably won’t.
Trump may walk, talk and think like an autocrat, but so far, much to his frustration, he cannot govern as one.
George Soros has disclosed a major boost to his Open Society Foundations with an $18 billion cash infusion from his personal wealth.
“America is on its way to a full-blown constitutional crisis.”
If Democrats want to remove Trump from the White House, they must decide that it is more important than protecting the specific policies they been fighting for over the past half-century or more.
Mount hopes that people take heed from his study. “Look, this stuff is already going on in other places,” he told The Times. “If there’s one task that we have as journalists, as academics, as thinkers, it’s to drive the stakes of this home for people.”
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The more Jewish Israel is, the more democratic it will become, the nation’s justice minister wrote in a new journal. The legal system in Israel should strengthen its Jewish nature, Ayelet Shaked wrote in the inaugural issue of the Hebrew language policy journal Hashiloach, published by the Tikva Fund. “When we wish…
Do Jews and Poles want to perpetuate narratives that deny the differences within Polish society during World War II — or do we want to heal?
The Boycott Israel debate is once more dividing members of a food cooperative in Brooklyn — and this time the anti-BDS side instituted new rules to make it more difficult to boycott anyone.