Colbert I. King

02/02/2016 - 6:00pm

    Wednesday evening at the Embassy of Israel, I observed two unforgettable firsts.

    Until then, no Israeli ceremony honoring non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust had ever been held in the United States. This year, four honorees -...

05/07/2015 - 3:34pm

    It could have been billed as a postmortem on what we have been witnessing in Baltimore, except the event occurred 10 days before "Charm City" unceremoniously lost its luster. The event was an April 16 forum at Howard University - "From...

04/16/2015 - 5:45pm

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, writing about Iran in the New Jersey Jewish Standard on April 1, sought to alter perspectives on that country with some speculation about race. "Imagine if Ayatollah Ali [Khamenei] was threatening to murder all blacks in the...

03/19/2015 - 3:42pm

    "To the President of the United States," intoned the master of ceremonies. Members of an Army advocacy group and active-duty soldiers stationed in the Buffalo area rose to their feet for the toast. The year was 1962, John F. Kennedy was president...

03/05/2015 - 7:43pm

    Sometimes it's hard to choose your poison, especially when all the options are horrible. That's what it's like when the District of Columbia decides to take on Congress over an issue of self- government.

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02/26/2015 - 5:25pm

    Let me see if I have this straight.

    The Islamic State, or ISIS, or ISIL, is a militant Sunni Muslim group waging war against the Shiite-dominated government in Iraq....

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