Op-Ed Columnist

Jeff Jacoby

Jeff Jacoby, who has been a columnist for The Boston Globe since 1994, is a conservative writer with a national reputation.

A native of Cleveland, Jeff has degrees from George Washington University and from Boston University Law School. Before entering journalism, he (briefly) practiced law at the prominent firm of Baker & Hostetler, worked on several political campaigns in Massachusetts, and was an assistant to Dr. John Silber, the president of Boston University. In 1999, Jeff became the first recipient of the Breindel Prize, a major award for excellence in opinion journalism. In 2014, he was included in the “Forward 50,” a list of the most influential American Jews.

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Prevent a second Korean War by replacing the Kim regime

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As long as Kim remains in power, the prospect of another Korean War will loom over East Asia.

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Arguable: If the Daily Stormer is blessing you, you’re doing something very wrong

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Donald Trump has insisted repeatedly that terrorists must be called out and condemned by name.

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Arguable: Ready or not, here comes polygamy

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This week in Arguable: Miss World Australia, polygamy, and the First Amendment.

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A small museum can bite the bullet. Why can’t Washington?

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Unlike the kibitzers throwing brickbats, the trustees of the Berkshire Museum have a fiduciary obligation to ensure their institution’s survival.