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With the understanding that we have a number of non-Jewish readers, please find nearly 2 dozen articles and a dozen "think toons" below.

We are suspending publication for the next 2 days in observance of Sukkos. The 7-day Jewish religious festival is known in English as the Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles.

It commemorates, among other things, the Divine's protection as the ancient Hebrews traveled through the desert. One of the special mitzvahs associated with the holy festival -- the most visible -- are huts, in which Jews eat their meals.

While there will be, of course, celebratory meals shared with family and almost-family over the next two days (the first part of the festival), for much of the next 48 hours, observant Jews will spend the day and part of the night in extended prayer and study. It's a solemn time of reflection and yet joyous anticipation of what is to come in the year ahead.

Please also check out our many features -- toons and columnists that you might not otherwise avail yourself to. There are lots of treasures waiting to be found.

All work was completed before the onset of the holy days.

May the coming year be one of health, happiness and inspiration!

I can't tell you enough how much I appreciate your readership and ongoing kindness (including daily AD clicking) that keeps me going and the site alive!

May the coming year be one of health, happiness and inspiration!

Binyamin L. Jolkovsky
Editor in Chief

(THOUGHT PROVOKING) Victor Davis Hanson: Trump Buries The Old-World Order

News of the Weird: Lucky! | Florida. Need We Say More?

You Gotta Laugh!: Argus Hamilton's News In Zingers

Lenore Skenazy: Momniscience

Ann Bauer: I was a Yankee liberal. It took moving to Arkansas for me to understand my biases

(NYTimes columnist) John Tierney: Reeducation Campus: The First-Year Experience, a widely adopted college freshman program, indoctrinates students in radicalism, identity politics, and victimology

Mitch Albom: Job-shamed 'Cosby Show' actor exposes addiction to judging

Christine M. Flowers: Bert and Ernie are supposed to teach ABCs on 'Sesame Street,' not LGBTQ

Bernard Goldberg: Do it now

Kay S. Hymowitz: Unforgiven

Ramesh Ponnuru: The gender gap is not necessarily bad news for Republicans

James Stavridis: The EU is looking like Europe's next failed empire

Leonid Bershidsky: Suddenly, Putin is playing nice in Syria

Josh Rogin: China's interference in US politics is just beginning

The 'bride price' keeps rising, and now a move to put a cap on it

Restaurant bans kids under 14 --- to punish their misbehaving parents

From punishing to pleasurable: How cursive writing is looping back into our hearts

SICK: A good Samaritan helped a stranded driver; another man killed him --- and stole his car, police say

Megan McArdle: Vengeance or justice: Should we punish one person for the crimes of another?

George Will: America's least damaged institution --- until now

Mallard Filmore


THINK TOONS

Sean Delonas

Chip Bok

Bob Gorrell

Bob Gorrell BONUS!

Dave Granlund

Walt Handelsman

Jeff Koterba

Jeff Koterba BONUS!

Scott Stantis

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez BONUS!


Inspired Living
The Sukkah still stands
By Rabbi Avi Shafran

A moving melody composed at beginning of the last century remains tender, profound and timely


Reality Check
How Israel defeated the PLO
By Caroline B. Glick

Hint: It wasn't by going to war against the "peace process"


Israel Diarist
A soulful soldier's last act of heroism
By Eli Weiss

POWERFUL!


On Campus
Professor supported a student's study-abroad application --- until he realized Israel was her destination
By Isaac Stanley-Becker

A misunderstanding of free speech and a professor's role?


Prevent A Divorce!
10 times when it's OK to be selfish in your marriage
By Lindsey Miller

Being selfish isn't ALWAYS a bad thing


Heads-Up
Replacing carbs with wrong thing could shorten life
By Carrie Dennett, M.P.H., R.D.N.

Diets that swap out carbs for protein or fat - think Atkins, South Beach, paleo, keto - are popular largely based on claims that they lead to weight loss and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes


Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Ellie Krieger

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Nate Beeler

Lisa Benson

Chip Bok

Ed Gamble

Bob Gorrell

Rick McKee

Michael Ramirez


[ I N S I G H T ]

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Rich Lowry: Dems have abandoned the presumption of innocence

Jonah Goldberg: Partisan politics are trampling American ideals in Kavanaugh saga

Marc A. Thiessen: How much evidence do we need to destroy someone?

David Limbaugh: Project Veritas Catches Deep State Redhanded

L. Brent Bozell III: Anita Hill, the Janet Cooke of Sexual Harassment

Ed Rogers: Dem senators in red states are in a lose-lose situation

Deroy Murdock: Scales of justice weigh heavily against Kavanaugh accuser

Suzanne Fields: Kavanaugh Caught in the Crossfire of Cultural Change

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