Why we need a universal draft

by Barry Farber -- During our totally poignant and virtually perfect goodbye to President George H.W. Bush, many speakers referred to the former president as "the last of the war-time leaders." I more…

Trump's letter to the caravanners

by Barry Farber -- It's clear that some dreadful people are trying to damage the United States no matter how many unfortunate people's lives they might ruin in the process, by dangling more…

Holding our nose and preserving an alliance

by Barry Farber -- As a refugee from liberalism I feel a lot of admiration and nostalgia for the honest liberal, the earnest liberal, the liberal whose hand you'd like to shake more…

Why Donald Trump is akin to Michelangelo

by Barry Farber -- This is exclusively for those of you who are huge fans of President Trump. The rest of you will just be annoyed. Pretend this is a business meeting more…

Jewish gratitude to American Christians

by Barry Farber -- Last week in this space I called the roll of nations that did their best to save the lives of Jews during World War II. That list included more…

5 surprising unsung friends of the Jews

by Barry Farber -- All of us were riveted to the news on the Jewish Sabbath before last, Oct. 27, when a Jew-hating gunman murdered 11 worshipers in the Tree of Life more…

My fantasy of Jewish self-defense

by Barry Farber -- It started out like any other Saturday. Great. I needed that quiet weekend to rest up from a harrowing week of gut-busting politics before we all see whose more…

The 1-question football quiz you'll likely fail

by Barry Farber -- Back in the 1920s, when polling was just becoming a business, a publisher noticed that, according to polls, the best-selling books were about Lincoln and doctors and dogs. more…