Person of the Year Pope Francis Can’t Save Us

If only we Jews could find such a unifying, inspirational leader.

As if they didn’t have enough burning subjects to write about, the latest vogue among Jewish columnists is penning paeans to the pope. In recent months, a week hasn’t passed without some august publication in America, Britain or Israel featuring a column by one of its top writers – who also happens to belong to the tribe – extolling the pontiff’s virtues.