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A baby in Bolivia // Paperwork, borders and some ...

La Paz, Bolivia, is a wonderful place. It’s beautiful, vibrant and filled with opportunities for shlichus. There are also, unfortunately, things that Bolivia lacks....

Don’t Kick the Donkey // There are 228 non-squad Democrats...

It’s become fashionable these days, almost de rigeur, for Americans to both support a political party and portray the other one as heralding the...

Is Big Tech Finally Facing Pushback? // Scandals and...

If someone 20 years ago would have suggested that the president of the United States would propose banning from the US an online service...

“cut the curls, you’re out of the band!” // Nechamah can...

It was the summer of 2004, and my wife and I were returning from a shivah visit in Providence, where we had lived for...

Talking Head Leads With Chin // Unintended praise for a possible...

It surely wasn’t Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson’s intention to lead with his chin or to guide Joe Biden to choose a running mate...

Lockdown 2 // Is it Discrimination?

It’s Monday morning, and the chareidi MKs are streaming to the prime minister’s office, one by one. The country is in the middle of...

Shechitah Goes to Court // Rabbis goldschmidt and margolin tell...

European Jewry is anxiously awaiting the conclusion of hearings held this past week at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg. The court...

Hi, Again You look…familiar

Ah, yes, now I know! I remember you from around ten years ago. Maybe you remember me, too? I was a regular columnist here...

Is a Defense Against COVID-19 Being Withheld? // Dr. Michael...

Healing COVID-19 patients using the blood of people who have already recovered from the disease is an ongoing effort by a consortium of medical...

For the sake of the family: My son-in-law put us in...

Looking back, I should have foreseen the inevitable. But I was only the father-in-law, and my influence was limited. Perhaps, had I realized the extent...

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