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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‘God Bless America,’ now with irony

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Irving Berlin wrote “God Bless America,” a song used by anti-immigration advocates, years after he immigrated to the US as a child.

JEFF JACOBY

Shy, but craving great purpose, defined Nixon

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Richard Nixon’s desire for power began with a more idealistic quest for historical significance.

JEFF JACOBY

Inverters aren’t deserters

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

Corporations that earn profits in America pay taxes in America, no matter where their legal domicile happens to be.

JEFF JACOBY

Democrats losing moral clarity on Israel

By Jeff Jacoby , Globe Columnist

On the left, the Israeli-Arab dispute itself has been redefined.