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The Cocktail Party Contrarian: An IDF Soldier, a Woman in a Burqa, and a Bunch of American Jews Meet in a Hospital Hallway at Tel Aviv

The wounded soldier emphasizes to a group of visiting American Jews that he was proud to fight for his country and for his fellow Israelis. He wants to be sure we heard him say that.

AP/Ariel Schalit
Opinion (Columnists)

The Cocktail Party Contrarian: Governor Abbott Isn’t the Only One Who Wants To Protect the Border

‘We need all eyes on our southern states. I don’t know how any story in America is bigger than this,’ an organizer of the Take Our Border Back Convoy says.

AP/Eric Gay
Opinion (Columnists)

The Cocktail Party Contrarian: What’s Safer — Facing Another Pandemic, Or Letting the World Health Organization ‘Save’ Us From One?

The tell that demonstrates this is a global power grab rather than an attempt to unite the world in a righteous battle for human health is the absence of any reckoning for past mistakes and abuses of power.

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The Cocktail Party Contrarian: Vote of NYU Adjunct Faculty Union on Gaza War Puts Students, Members on the Spot

Is NYU’s union of adjunct professors protecting employees or using them to bash Israel?

AP/Seth Wenig

Resignation of Penn’s Leadership Could Prove To Be First Tremors in an ‘Earthquake in Higher Education’

Both President Magill and Chairman Bok are out at Penn after the former refused to answer in a straightforward manner questions from Congress on how the school regarded threats of violence to Jews.

AP/Mark Schiefelbein
Opinion (Columnists)

The Cocktail Party Contrarian: Musk and Carlson Aren’t Antisemitic — Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Is

Not only shouldn’t we point the finger at Elon Musk or Tucker Carlson, but we should thank them for their critique.

Patrick Pleul/pool via AP, file
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