Feb 20, 2023

Israel’s Shadowy Constitition

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

It’s President’s Day in America, which, for reasons having perhaps something to do with slumbering patriotism, has long been associated with mattress sales. This year, however, there’s a real fear that America’s friend, Israel, is in danger of putting its democracy to bed.
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Feb 8, 2023

Can We Transcend Our Hyper-Partisan Rage?

White Rose Magazine

WE are living in an age of widespread agitation and an all-encompassing aversion to rise above it all. Nothing can be let go—especially bygones. Olive branches must be burned. Meeting adversaries half-way is too far to travel. And living to fight another day is no better than abject surrender. Living to fight, in fact, is all there ever is.
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Feb 7, 2023

Of Documents, Balloons and Laptops

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

Okay, by a show of hands: Who doesn’t have classified documents in his or her garage or sock drawer? Come on. Be honest. Surely someone reading this is hoarding a keepsake from the Eisenhower administration, stashed away in the attic. Better check, because you might be in violation of the Espionage Act. It seems that anyone who is anyone, and even a few nobodies, possibly have state secrets with classified markings and fuzzy provenance.
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