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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


Never Again?

Gas chambers. Poisoned food. Torture. Families murdered en masse. How much more do we need to know about North Korea's crimes before we act to stop them?

Palestinian terrorism, American blood

In the past 10 years, 51 Americans have been murdered by Palestinian terrorists.

Justice and Saddam Hussein

There will be no justice for Iraq's former ruler.

Faith in the Depths of Hell

Some Jews fought the Nazis with guns and sabotage; others fought by persisting in Jewish life.

A Road Map To Nowhere

Has Mahmoud Abbas read the road map?

Bigotry and the Road Map

Peace will only come when the world stops "the soft bigotry of low expectations" against the Palestinians.

The UN's Moral Irrelevance

The choice of one of the world's most repressive tyrannies to head the UN's main human rights body was a textbook illustration of the way the UN works.

Jimmy Carter's Ignoble Prize

A smug little group of Norwegian politicians continues to show disturbingly bad judgment in choosing the Nobel Peace Prize recipients.

Letting Terrorism Win

Why should Washington's plan to oust Saddam Hussein transform Iraq into a democracy prevent Israel from working a similar transformation of Palestinian society?

Against Moral Confusion

In the war against terror, our moral clarity is as indispensable as our Special Forces and our F-16s. Let us resolve not to lose it.

Murder at a Kibbutz

The massacre in Metzer was an attack not on the idea of peace, but on the idea of Israel.

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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