Understanding the President’s Style of Communication

As a rule, I shy away from punditry or speculation about political machinations, including those of the President. Instead, my weekly column is usually...

A Tale of Two Jakes

These early days of the Trump presidency are frightening times for two values that I hold dear: Judaism and journalism. Since Trump was elected,...

Fratricide in the Far East

The beginning of 2017 saw an increase in the casualty count of victims from the increasingly hot spywars being fought between and among increasingly...

The Weekend Getaway

Here’s the thing: If you want to go away without anyone knowing about it, you’re best off hiring a private jet to take you...

Worthy of Mentchen

Budding scholar Meyer May was a soon-to-be high school graduate when he was offered a coveted slot in Johns Hopkins seven-year BA/MD program.This was...

The Early Bird Catches the Worm

Although we both live in New York, we might as well be living on different continents, I conclude after talking to Shiffy Cohen. That’s...