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Jeff Jacoby

Jeff Jacoby is a columnist for The Boston Globe. To see a month's worth of his recent columns, please visit Boston Globe


Poland's Fascination with Jews

In a country with no more than a wisp of Jewish life, where does such an appetite for things Jewish come from?

Saudi Arabia: Loyal Ally or Unscrupulous Adversary?

A nationwide poll shows that 63 percent of the US public has a negative opinion of Saudi Arabia. And for good reason.

The Greatest Confession in 2,000 Years

The pope's legacy to the Jews.

The Nazi Who Returned to Harvard

New research shows that Harvard, like other elite institutions, was largely unmoved by the early horrors of the Hitler regime.

The Message in Arafat's Headdress

The Palestine that is always on Arafat's mind is not an Arab state that coexists with Israel, but an Arab state that takes the place of Israel.

Anti-Semitism and the UN

Has the UN arrived at a turning point? Or was Monday's conference merely a fig leaf -- a PR response to some bad press?

The Coming Population Bust

People are not our greatest liability; they are our greatest asset.

Peace at Any Price Equals War

History shows once again that appeasing terrorists emboldens them to more violence.

Harvard's Tainted Money

Because one young person refused to back away from a fight, the plug has been pulled on a leading purveyor of hatred. Now what about Harvard?

Truth-telling at Harvard

The president of Harvard speaks out against the spread of anti-Semitic actions on elite campuses.

With Allies Like These...

If these are the partners we are relying on in our war to rid the world of terror, that war is as good as lost.

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