Don't make trouble!

by Barry Farber -- The firing squad was almost ready. The Nazis had lined up all the Jews against the wall. One of the Jews, shaking wildly, asked the man beside him, more…

Dictators: Evil on parade

by Barry Farber -- Journalist Sara Pentz won't let go of North Korean barbarism. She reminds us: "Shin Dong-hyuk was born inside notorious labor camp No. 14 for dissidents in North Korea more…

The North Korean thug-state

by Barry Farber -- 
Some of my best friends are North Koreans. In fact, my very best friend, whom I met Christmas Eve of 1956, is the only veteran of the North more…

Must-see film on illegal immigration

by Barry Farber -- The agent was trying to sell the services of a not overly talented performer to a Broadway producer who had slim patience for slim talent. The agent pressed more…

The meddler in a nursing home

by Barry Farber -- None of this is literally true; only in the important sense. A non-violent sadist loved to mess up people's heads in nursing homes. He learned of one where more…

My link to attacked Jewish school

by Barry Farber -- Fifty-two years in radio leaves you with an awful lot of stories. And of all those stories, I've only given one a name! The others I describe. My more…

On Karzai's new baby and the teleprompter

by Barry Farber -- C'mon, Farber. Are you actually about to bash Obama for congratulating Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his wife on the birth of their baby daughter? Not necessarily, but more…

My pride in Jewish self-defense

by Barry Farber -- Greed gets the publicity. So does aggression, glory-hunger, revenge, "empire"! But there's another player seldom noticed that's busy sharpening its knives while all those others remain fast asleep. more…