The Russia Investigation and the World Cup: The Next Destination of Robert Mueller’s Nose?

Is Mueller watching the World Cup? Have we all failed to notice that the World Cup, being held in Russia, has attracted hundreds of thousands of fans to the Putin police state and that nearly everyone appears to be enjoying themselves? Russia as the world’s evil giant just doesn’t stack up amid hour-to-hour press coming…

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US Correcting the Imbalance at the United Nations

The United States pulling out the Human Rights Council at the United Nations is a cause for rejoicing among American Jews and Jews everywhere. In a world where no one wants us, where every effort is made to denounce the legitimacy of Israel to exist, this action brings closer to reality the almost mind-numbing unfairness…

Trump Neutralizes Kim Jong-un; Can He Do Same with Khamene’i?

The pundits are all babbling that there is not enough substance to what happened in Singapore Tuesday between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. Perhaps they preferred the seemingly unending cycle of threats and counter-threats as the North Koreans master nuclear technology and promised to rain atomic bombs on Japan and the United States or anyone…

The President Can Pardon Himself, or Anyone for That Matter

The president can pardon himself. Yes, he can. His pardon power is absolute and unconditional, according to the US Constitution. The power to pardon was included in the Constitution as the single line that allows the American president to act with the power of a king in one specific area. Despite the new and odious…

Americans Losing Faith in Our Institutions Because of Trump? What a Joke

The New York Times reported yesterday that President Trump’s critics — all Democrats and liberals who still cannot get over the fact he won the presidential election — are banding together and all agree that Trump’s statements and actions are eroding public trust in our institutions. They say the president claiming he is the victim…

Howard Sachar Dead at 90; Jewish Historian Par Excellence

The death of Jewish historian Howard Morley Sachar brings to an end a brilliant and compelling career of the historian who came to be synonymous with the wide sweep of history when it comes to explaining the experience of Jews living on this earth. Dr. Sachar, a George Washington University scholar and professor, died on…

Mahmoud Abbas Hospitalized; No One and Nothing Lasts Forever

The so-called “leader” of the Palestinian “people,” Mahmoud Abbas, has been put in the hospital again, after two earlier visits last week following an operation on his inner ear. Although reports by spokespeople about the Palestinian president were all hopeful and playing down the seriousness of his hospitalization, Abbas himself is not feeling well. He…