Of course he hated the Jews

The newspaper I edit, London’s Jewish Chronicle, published a global scoop this week: a recording of a British terrorist’s last phone call to his brother as he held four Jews hostage in a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas. The content of the conversation was pretty much … Read More

Points: PAC-ing for Zeldin? | News day

New fundraising figures show Gov. Kathy Hochul fundraising at a clip that puts her millions ahead of rep. Lee Zeldin, while the Shirley Republican is still pushing other candidates out for the GOP nomination. All of this means that Zeldin certainly would not mind external … Read More

The Point: Protection game | News day

In China, all Olympic athletes, team staff and news media must be vaccinated to enter any Olympic area without going through a 21-day quarantine. In other words, there will be no case of Novak Djokovic in Beijing. Republican insiders say many GOP candidates for 2022 … Read More

Voting bills and masks

Sinema puts the bill on the right to vote at stake Late. Kyrsten Sinema stood for the filibuster on the Senate floor on January 13, making it clear in a long speech filled with disagreements that she would not vote to suspend the filibuster to … Read More

From small black bags to telesealth

Making home visits, my father would say, helped him understand his Florida patients in a new way. There was a Marcus Welby trait in the way he was able to gain insight into their diseases and potential health risks. He might notice a dangerous staircase, … Read More

Refuses to see our world of gray

Now you have probably discovered a note about – what should we call it: fatalism, resignation, realization of reality? – sneaking into the language of President Joe Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other public figures addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of taking on the virus, … Read More

Alec Baldwin’s Anxiety and Anxiety

In August, actor Alec Baldwin came to the lawn of our church in the Orient. He held the introductory talk in our series called “Spirituality in the Light of …” His topic was “Spirituality in the Light of COVID.” Baldwin hit a kind of lecture … Read More

Biden is a stupid man who walks

According to the election calendar, Joe Biden has three years left of his term. According to political reality, his presidency is over, kaput, finished. It ended last week due to an accumulation of serious wounds, most of them self-inflicted. The last blow came from a … Read More