Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

An Op-Ed columnist and nationally recognized conservative voice, Jacoby was hired from the Boston Herald in 1987. He briefly practiced law and was a commentator for WBUR-FM. His awards include the 1999 Breindel Prize and the 2004 Thomas Paine Award.

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Jews know too well the fate of refugees, dispossessed migrants

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

The Jewish people know from long and painful experience that “who will rest and who will wander” can be as momentous a fate as life and death.

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I back casinos — and killing casino bill

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

The state’s traditional ban on casinos, though unreasonable, is far less damaging than the 2011 law.

JEFF JACOBY

Why beheading?

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

There are other ways to terrorize, other gruesome means of mass murder.

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Bristol County DA overboard on climate change

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Sam Sutter went way beyond the ethical bounds of prosecutorial discretion.