Politics

The European Union and the Yellow Star

by Rabbi Benjamin Blech EU’s edict to label products from Israel came out on the anniversary of Kristallnacht. The coincidence of the calendar is nothing less than remarkable. Last week, the European Union laid out new guidelines for labeling products from Israel. Farmers, vintners and manufacturers in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Golan … Read more

US intelligence is no match for Iranian deception

by Jeff Jacoby The Boston Globe ‘THIS DEAL is not based on trust,” President Obama said when he announced in July that a nuclear accord had been negotiated with Iran. “It’s based on verification.” Obama had said the same thing in April, when the accord’s “framework” was first made public, and he repeated it in … Read more