Jul 24, 2014
Christians are not welcome in much of the Islamic world. Expulsions and persecutions are not new, but certainly under-reported.
Jun 9, 2014
We all make errors. I made one this past week. It was in a synagogue on the first day of the two-day celebration of the receiving of the Torah , the five books of Moses , at Mount Sinai.
Mar 25, 2014
A few wise philosophers, historians, and political scientists have all commented in some very well-known and well-used lines that history repeats itself, or that those who forget history are condemned to repeat it. And they have been proven right, again and again.
Mar 12, 2014
There are some debts that remain unpayable. One such obligation is to the Norwegian men and women of the World War II resistance who risked their lives in what became well-documented memories to destroy the Nazi heavy water facilities in their home country.
Mar 4, 2014
There are those who might say that international relations have no morality, and that all conduct passes for diplomacy. It is a messy world and some believe threats of force and violence are often sufficient to get one’s way.
Feb 27, 2014
Maybe the attacks on President Barack Obama are too strong , not well thought through. Is it possible that he is a victim of something that neither we nor he understands? Or is he the complete example of what one social scientist called “the science of muddling through?”
Jan 27, 2014
The respected German author historian Gotz Aly has written clearly and ably of the annihilation of European Jewry identifying an often unstated goal of the master murderers: They wanted the money.
Jan 16, 2014
While what is happening to Chris Christie is nothing new, the extraordinary level of vitriol and partisan fervor is frightening.