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October 12, 2017

By: Eli Verschleiser

We are in the process of a rigorous national debate on immigration in this country, and that is a positive, healthy process.

With notable exceptions in some corners who have sadly become very strident lately, most Americans recognize that open doors...

July 27, 2017

The Middle East is a mess all right, but Trumpification may not be such a bad idea .

Germany’s foreign minister, Sigmar Gabriel, recently spoke out against what he called the “Trumpification” of the Middle East.

“The recent massive arms deals President Trump made with th...

May 30, 2017

As the world recoils from yet another atrocity, offering platitudes of “standing with Manchester” while actually doing very little to challenge terrorism, the City University of New York’s School of Public Health is getting ready to send the wrong message to its gradua...

April 7, 2017

Our country seems more sharply divided today than it has been for generations.

With a new president in the White House, only 14 percent of Democrats approve of his performance, compared with 90 percent of Republicans. The Pew Research Center has found that Americans o...

March 22, 2017

Our parents and grandparents used to regale us with tales of trudging miles and miles to school in a blinding blizzard, wind whipping at their faces, no such thing as boots or gloves.

And they arrived gratefully, taking their seats, never complaining.

These days’ kvetch...

December 20, 2016

What is it about Brooklyn College that makes it such a hotbed of anti-Zionism and flashpoint in the political war against Israel?

This “middle-class Ivy League” school in Midwood, where my parents and wife Dr. Shani Verschleiser attended, is part of the City University...

September 2, 2016

There is no shortage of reminders these days about how easily peace can turn into violence. Protests turn into disturbances very easily — all too often resulting in senseless crime directed against people who have no connection to the grievance that sparked the unrest.

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August 18, 2016

It’s a timeless image. A young Israeli literally extending his hand to Islam, only to be rebuffed.

The image was seen around the world, and with the help of Israel supporters, will likely be seen for years to come. Because the snub by Islam El Shehaby at the Rio Olymp...

August 11, 2016

I have written before about the tendency in some circles to take a tragic event or series of events and try to show a trend that reflects poorly on religious Jews. There has been a wave of people going public in recent years with memoirs about their rebellion against r...

July 24, 2016

On the morning of July 7, Sgt. Michael Smith of the Dallas Police Department kissed his 9-year-old daughter Caroline goodbye as he headed off to his shift, and a terrible thought struck him.

“What if this is the last time you ever kiss me or hug me?” he asked, according...

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