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I Do Not Want to Be a Number

The missiles raining on Gaza are reducing once beautiful lives to no more than digits. It happens in an instant, and the thought drives you mad.

The Judges Who Ruled Against Obamacare Are Following Scalia Down a Terrible Path

Don’t Blame the Ivies. No University Can Transform Spoiled Brats Into Better, Less-Entitled People.

Why Israel Supporters Can’t Afford to Lose Jon Stewart

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The Power of Birthright

The program convinced a young American he was ready to fight—and die—for Israel.

Politics

How to Save Gaza

And keep Israel and Hamas from fighting the next war.

What Makes an American Kid With Shaky Hebrew Decide He Is Ready to Die for Israel?

How to Save Gaza

This Infuriating Graph Proves That CEO Pay-for-Perfomance Is a Sham

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