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Me and La Migra

by Harold Brackman

1 hour ago

To the right lies Tijuana, Baja California, and on the left is San Diego, California. The building in the foreground on the San Diego side is a sewage treatment plant built to clean the Tijuana River. Image via Wikipedia

I am carrying through here on my prior post about the Wong family by making visits on Xmas and New Year’s to their rented beach front manse (for one third of San Diego rents) in Rosarita... read full article

  • Drones, Jews and morality

    By Rob Eshman

    1 day ago

    My address to the first interreligious conference on the morality of drone warfare didn’t go over particularly well.

    This happened last Saturday afternoon at Princeton Theological Seminary, where I was among 150 clergy, theologians, academics and peace activists gathered to...

  • Israel needs fans, not cheerleaders

    by Alan Elsner

    1 day ago

    As the New England Patriots qualified for yet another Super Bowl, my thoughts went to my late father-in-law, Harvey Kirstein, z”l, a huge fan of the team and season-ticket holder who died tragically before they became successful and never saw any of their triumphs.

    It was Harvey...

  • Prescription for aging

    By Bill Boyarsky

    1 day ago

    My interest in the active aged has been stimulated recently by hanging out with several of them and reading Dr. Atul Gawande’s powerful book “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.” My curiosity was heightened, of course, by an event that occurred last October — my...

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  • Iran is mankind’s enemy

    By Dennis Prager

    1 day ago

    Iran today is America’s greatest enemy, Israel’s greatest enemy, the Jewish people’s greatest enemy and the greatest enemy of moral civilization.

    There is, apparently, no evil that the Iranian Islamic regime will not engage in to further its ends. 

    It is one of the only...

  • Showdown on the Beltway

    By David Suissa

    1 day ago

    Do you know why the whole Bibi-Obama-Boehner-Iran mess gives me such a headache? There are too many moving parts: Bibi shouldn’t tick off Obama; Obama should be tougher on Iran; Boehner shouldn’t go behind Obama’s back; Bibi shouldn’t interfere with American politics; Obama...

  • A New Year for trees, Israeli and Palestinian

    by Alan Elsner

    2 days ago

    Feeling discouraged about the current direction of Israeli politics, I was looking for another way of expressing my love for Israel when I hit on the idea of organizing a Tu B’Shevat Seder, the first I had ever conducted. 

    I thought I could compile my own “Hagaddah” including...

  • Walking in, and then out of a concentration camp

    by Eliana Rudee

    2 days ago

    How does one walk into a concentration camp, treading hallowed ground that bears witness to tragedy of unparalleled magnitude? Where the green grass belies what happened there. Where just outside the camp, people go about their daily business. Where the atrocities committed there...

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