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Relevance: 100% Posted on: May 24, 2013
Readers are already asking us if newly appointed acting commissioner of the IRS, Daniel Werfel is a Jew.
Relevance: 94% Posted on: April 9, 2013
The father of the late Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl will light one the memorial flames at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Jerusalem, the day before Independence Day. Pearl was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Pakistan while researching a story on Islamic radicals for The Wall Street Journal. Nine days after his abduction, ...
Relevance: 87% Posted on: January 17, 2013
After the death of Balshazzar, Darius the Medean became king of Babylon. He appointed 120 governors to rule over his provinces and over them he appointed three presidents, and over them he appointed Daniel. The king admired the wisdom of Daniel and this evoked jealousy and enmity among all the ...
Relevance: 86% Posted on: February 14, 2014
Although Daniel was the chief minister in Bavel, he could not eradicate the custom practiced in many provinces of worshipping idols. In the capital city there was a statue of Baal and more and more people began to worship it. Even the king was beginning to believe in its ...
Relevance: 81% Posted on: September 7, 2012
The good news is that I believe that most marriages can work. Often, all they need is a little guidance and direction, and when necessary, a bit of first aid. I call this simple yet revolutionary idea Relationship Theory, which states that for a marriage to work, both husband and ...
Relevance: 77% Posted on: January 17, 2014
In the third year of the reign of Yehoyakim, melech Yehuda, Nevuchadnezzar, melech Bavel, lay siege to Yerushalayim and conquered it. He took many treasures from the Beis HaMikdash back with him to the land of Shinar.
Relevance: 76% Posted on: March 19, 2013
At least 11 terrorists previously were accused in the murder of Daniel Pearl, but neither the mastermind nor killer has been caught. The arrest of a terrorist in Pakistan may provide the key.
Relevance: 76% Posted on: December 7, 2012
There are many wonderful stories narrated in Scriptures about the experiences of the Navi Daniel. Many of these stories are found in Sefer Daniel, while others are found in the Talmud and Midrash.
Relevance: 70% Posted on: June 9, 2010
During the 2006 war in Lebanon, I attended a rally in New York. We were standing in front of the embassy of a particular Middle Eastern nation, peacefully assembled, listening to speakers address the issue of the day. A few people had Israeli flags, maybe a homemade sign here or ...
Rubin Reports: Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan – An Anti-Radical Liberal Who Saw the Unfortunate Future Where We Now Live
Relevance: 67% Posted on: April 23, 2012
Moynihan was one of the first people to try to deal with the lurch leftward of the liberal and Democratic streams that is now so dangerously dominant in America.
Relevance: 66% Posted on: April 17, 2013
The Interdisciplinary Center at Herzliya launched the Daniel Pearl International Journalism Institute on Wednesday, named for The Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan 11 years ago. His murderers posted a video of Pearl, before they beheaded him, in which he stated, “I am Jewish.” Pearl's ...
Relevance: 61% Posted on: April 15, 2013
Prof. Judea Pearl said at Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers in Jerusalem Sunday night that the terrorists’’ brutal execution of his son Daniel “caused a revolution in our society’s struggle against barbarism.” He added, “The notion of absolute good and bad was almost erased, but was reborn with the murder ...
Relevance: 61% Posted on: August 18, 2004
My previous column in the Project Daniel series dealt with Israel's survival problem in a world of increasing chaos and anarchy. Recalling apt images of the Irish poet Yeats, of a world wherein "the blood-dimmed tide is loosed," and where "the ceremony of innocence is drowned," we must now quickly ...
Relevance: 61% Posted on: February 23, 2011
Both Israeli nuclear and non-nuclear preemptions of enemy unconventional aggressions could lead to nuclear exchanges. This would depend, in part, upon the effectiveness and breadth of Israeli targeting, the surviving number of enemy nuclear weapons and the willingness of enemy leaders to risk Israeli nuclear counter-retaliations. In any event, the ...
Relevance: 60% Posted on: September 3, 2008
Project Daniel examined some of the precise ways in which a nuclear war might actually begin between Israel and its enemies.
Relevance: 60% Posted on: August 12, 2013
The point of having embassies in the first place is for them to remain open...
Relevance: 58% Posted on: February 9, 2011
Although The Group drew explicitly upon contemporary strategic thinking, we were also mindful of certain much-earlier investigations of war, power and survival. One such still-relevant investigation was identified in Sun-Tzu's classic, The Art of War.
Relevance: 58% Posted on: November 21, 2012
Last Wednesday evening, Miri and Daniel were savoring their last few hours together for the week because, as Ashkenazi Jews, they would not see each other during the week preceding their wedding. Shortly before they were to say good-bye, Daniel's phone rang. He answered it, and learned he ...
Relevance: 57% Posted on: July 21, 2004
My previous column on Project Daniel considered the dire consequences of a nuclear war in the Middle East, an almost unimaginable scenario of devastation and suffering that Israel must carefully avoid. It was the spectre of precisely such a scenario that first gave rise to Project Daniel.
Relevance: 57% Posted on: May 2, 2003
Daniel Patrick Moynihan was a genuine intellectual, but also a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat who revelled in partisan politics. He was a true iconoclast, but delighted in the trappingsand traditions of the Senate. He was a serious and original analyst of the dynamics of human development - at times seeming to be able ...
Relevance: 57% Posted on: March 16, 2011
It is highly unlikely, The Group reasoned, that any enemy state would ever calculate that the expected benefits of annihilating Israel would be so great as to outweigh the expected costs of its own annihilation. Excluding an irrational enemy state, a prospect that falls by definition outside the logic of ...
Relevance: 56% Posted on: August 4, 2004
My prior column dealt with some of the precise ways in which a nuclear war might actually begin between Israel and its enemies. From the standpoint of preventing such a war, it is essential that Israel now protect itself with suitable policies of preemption, defense and deterrence.
Relevance: 56% Posted on: June 12, 2009
No matter how couples try to make sure everything in their lives is perfect, at some point they may experience conflict in their marriage. Conflict is not as dramatic as it sounds. In marriage, independent of how much you love someone, you may have differing ideas about money or education, ...
Relevance: 55% Posted on: March 23, 2011
Project Daniel understood that international law has long allowed for states to initiate forceful defensive measures when there exists "imminent danger" of aggression. This rule of anticipatory self-defense was expanded and reinforced by then-President George W. Bush's issuance of The National Security Strategy of the United States of America. Released ...
Relevance: 55% Posted on: February 3, 2011
"We are often asked," said the late Italian Jew and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, in The Drowned and the Saved, "as if our past conferred a prophetic ability upon us, whether Auschwitz will return." However we might choose to answer such a terrible but unavoidable question, the Jewish past seems ...
Relevance: 55% Posted on: September 24, 2008
Looking back over the original recommendations of Project Daniel, The Group concerned itself with, inter alia, the need for an expanded policy of preemption; an ongoing re-evaluation of "nuclear ambiguity";
Relevance: 55% Posted on: March 5, 2014
Moscowitz died after not waking up during a routine surgical procedure on Tuesday.
Relevance: 55% Posted on: August 9, 2013
President Obama awarded Daniel Kahneman, a Princeton psychologist known for his application of psychology to economic analysis, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House release Thursday naming Kahneman and other recipients notes that the Princeton University scholar, who shared the Nobel Price for Economics in 2002, escaped Nazi Europe and ...
Relevance: 54% Posted on: August 25, 2004
My prior column in this special series dealt with the existential threat to Israel. To best deal with this multifaceted threat, Project Daniel recommended to Prime Minister Sharon that Israel do everything possible to prevent a coalition of enemy states from coming into possession of mass destruction weapons, and that ...
Relevance: 54% Posted on: March 19, 2010
Referring back to our earlier case of Debbie’s body piercing, let’s see how using knowledge of Debbie’s inner world and the power of spending quality time together can help her parents connect to her.
Relevance: 54% Posted on: June 9, 2013
Secure Freedom Radio Originally published at Daniel Pipes
Relevance: 54% Posted on: August 27, 2008
Israel remains the openly declared national and religious object of Arab/Islamic genocide.
Relevance: 54% Posted on: May 26, 2013
Islam expert Andrew Bostom charges that Daniel Pipes' claims about the differences between Islam and Islamism contradict Pipes' past writings on the political nature of Islam.
Relevance: 54% Posted on: July 12, 2004
Some years ago, in conversations with then Israeli Ambassador Zalman Shoval, I urged the creation of a special "brain trust" to examine Israel's increasingly precarious security situation. The main objective, related to Ambassador Shoval, would be to assemble a uniquely capable cadre of strategic thinkers who would be free from ...
Relevance: 54% Posted on: May 16, 2013
A response to Ahmadinejad's vitriol from a Jew of Persian descent.
Relevance: 53% Posted on: September 8, 2004
Medieval maps typically portrayed Jerusalem at the center of the world. From the standpoint of nuclear strategy and world peace, such a portrayal has exceptional validity today. Confronted with relentlessly genocidal state and non-state enemies, some of which energetically seek weapons of mass destruction, Israel must now quickly fashion a ...
Relevance: 53% Posted on: August 20, 2008
Viewers who read Daniel Weinstein's list of artistic influences on his website will get the impression they are dealing with an unusual sort of Judaica, even before they see the art.
Relevance: 53% Posted on: November 11, 2010
Dear Rabbi Schonbuch, My husband and I are having trouble in our marriage. We tend to fight about the same issues every day and he's very emotionally distant. At what point should I consider seeing a marriage therapist?
Relevance: 52% Posted on: January 20, 2010
Relating to their teenager can be easier than most parents think, especially when they learn about the key areas that can sustain the relationship: connection, control, and communication.
Relevance: 52% Posted on: January 1, 2013
A special dedication ceremony culminated in a friendly basketball game between kids from New York and from the neighborhood.
Relevance: 52% Posted on: September 10, 2008
In our age of Total War, Israel must always remain fully aware of those harms that would threaten its very continuance as a state.
Relevance: 52% Posted on: February 16, 2011
The more things change, the more they remain the same. As I have indicated again and again on these pages, Israel remains the openly declared national and religious object of Arab/Islamic genocide. This term is used here, again, in the literal and jurisprudential sense. It is not merely hyperbole or ...
Relevance: 52% Posted on: May 5, 2013
Sexual dysfunction can take various forms for both men and women. If those statistics are right, it is a much bigger problem that I ever thought.
Relevance: 52% Posted on: August 20, 2008
The views expressed in these six columns are those of Professor Louis René Beres, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of any other members of Project Daniel, or of any government.
Relevance: 52% Posted on: September 6, 2004
Last week, we considered Project Daniel's recommendations concerning Israel's preemption and nuclear warfighting doctrines. The Group strongly endorsed the Prime Minister's acceptance of a broad concept of defensive first-strikes, but just as strongly advised against using his undisclosed nuclear arsenal for anything but essential deterrence.
Google Chief Eric Schmidt, Dr. Ruth, and Nobel Laureate Prof. Daniel Kahneman Offer Recipes for ‘Better Tomorrow’
Relevance: 51% Posted on: June 20, 2012
Schmidt: "The smartphone revolution will be universal. There are only one billion people with smartphones and two billion with access to the Internet. The World Wide Web has yet to live up to its name. Technology does not produce miracles, but connectivity, even in modest amounts, changes lives."
Relevance: 51% Posted on: August 14, 2009
The number one factor in resolving problems of acceptance by in-laws is your spouse’s support. As with all close relationships, it’s an art to support your spouse without jumping into the fight or feeding his or her discontent.
Relevance: 50% Posted on: February 8, 2012
An index of the Talmud with more than 6,000 topical and 27,000 subtopical entries is a major undertaking and its publication a seminal event in Jewish scholarship.
Relevance: 50% Posted on: September 25, 2007
Relevance: 50% Posted on: July 17, 2009
To help couples better understand where they stand on financial issues, here is a mini quiz that both partners can take and use to facilitate a discussion about money.
Relevance: 50% Posted on: September 17, 2008
The Project Daniel Group strongly endorsed the prime minister's acceptance of a broad concept of defensive first strikes, but just as strongly advised against using his undisclosed nuclear arsenal for anything but essential deterrence.
Relevance: 50% Posted on: October 15, 2013
Daniel Blatt was a typical success story of a Jew who left behind his Jewish education. He said that after he produced “Rain on Entebbe,” he came back to his Jewish roots. Blatt died in Los Angeles at the age of 76.
Relevance: 50% Posted on: September 30, 2009
There is no denying that Dan Brown has become one of the most successful contemporary writers on religious art. The Lost Symbol recently sold a million copies on its first day of release, and it would only take 81 such days to surpass total sales of The Da Vinci Code. ...
Relevance: 50% Posted on: December 12, 2009
Building a relationship with your children is often one of the most overlooked aspects of parenting teenagers; yet clearly, as the evidence suggests, the relationship is key to managing a teenager’s at-risk behavior and restoring confidence in the family unit.
Relevance: 49% Posted on: December 17, 2013
An American family, whose son was killed in a suicide attack in Israel, has won its argument in a U.S. court against the Netanyahu administration that has been trying to muzzle testimony by a former intelligence officer. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu formerly told the family of 16-year-old Daniel Wurtz that it ...
Relevance: 49% Posted on: May 16, 2012
The family of Daniel Wultz, 16, a Florida resident who was killed in a Palestinian suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv won a $323 million judgment in a U.S. court against Iran and Syria. Attorney Darshan-Leitner said the Syrian government's aircraft, ships and corporations can be impounded to force Syria ...
Relevance: 49% Posted on: July 28, 2004
Israel's survival problem is basically as follows: A small state, indeed a microstate that is less than half the size of Lake Michigan, is surrounded by several openly-genocidal enemy states - some of which still seek biological and/or nuclear weapons of mass destruction.
Relevance: 49% Posted on: July 3, 2009
There are some marital issues that are too sensitive for a couple to handle alone. These issues might include mistrust; lack of marital satisfaction; conflict involving in-laws, friends, siblings, and children; verbal abuse; and so on. When dealing with such problems, the best course is to ask a professional ...
Relevance: 48% Posted on: April 6, 2011
Looking back, The Group had concerned itself with many complex and interpenetrating points, including the need for an expanded policy of preemption; an ongoing re-evaluation of "nuclear ambiguity;" recognizable preparations for appropriate counter-value reprisals in the case of certain WMD aggressions; adaptations to a "paradigm shift" away from classical patterns ...
Relevance: 48% Posted on: April 24, 2013
Ken Hechtman said he doesn’t consider himself a hero.
Relevance: 48% Posted on: August 1, 2007
"Your powers are weak, old man," Darth Vader tells Obi-Wan Kenobi as the young Luke anxiously watches the ensuing battle from a distance.
Relevance: 48% Posted on: November 5, 2012
I vote Republican because I support the party's core message of individualism, patriotism, and respect for tradition, in contrast to the core Democratic message of dependence, self-criticism, and "progress." I am inspired by the original reading of the U.S. Constitution, by ideals of personal freedom and American exceptionalism. I vote ...
Relevance: 48% Posted on: January 30, 2008
The Peixotto family played a prominent role in the American Jewish community during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Relevance: 48% Posted on: December 16, 2013
Daniel J. Lewis, podcaster, website designer, and consultant.
Relevance: 47% Posted on: July 14, 2004
Israel holds nuclear weapons for only one purpose: To prevent catastrophic destruction of the Jewish state by enemy state aggression. It is altogether inconceivable that Israel would ever resort to such weapons as an initial move of war
Relevance: 46% Posted on: August 11, 2004
In the concluding paragraphs of our Project Daniel Final Report, Israel's Strategic Future, we identify a number of critical policy issues that need substantial further study. The first of these issues is described as "the growing anarchy in world affairs." What does it mean to live amidst such anarchy? What ...
Relevance: 45% Posted on: November 8, 2013
If you or your child suffers from panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, unrelenting worries or incapacitating phobias, you or your child may have an anxiety disorder – which does not mean that you have to live with anxiety and fear.
Relevance: 45% Posted on: March 2, 2014
Doug meets Daniel Rudnitsky, portfolio manager and vice-president of product development at SMH Capital Advisors.
Relevance: 45% Posted on: April 3, 2009
Mirroring is a good way to start actively listening to each other. To mirror, you simply paraphrase or repeat back to your spouses what they are saying to you.
Relevance: 45% Posted on: September 11, 2007
This column usually focuses on the issue of teens at risk and finding ways families can become closer to their children. This week, I turn my attention to one of the most important stages before parenthood: the critical period when couples are engaged.
Relevance: 44% Posted on: May 20, 2009
In an online article, Lisa Twerski, LCSW, identifies different types of tactics often used by abusers. This is only a partial list, but recognizing even several of these tactics in your own relationship can help you put a name to what has been going on and help clarify events or ...
Relevance: 44% Posted on: February 5, 2013
He explained at the time that he could not bear the idea that his body would have to leave New York City. "This is my home, the idea of having to go to New Jersey was so distressing to me."
Relevance: 44% Posted on: March 30, 2011
Nuclear deterrence, ambiguous or partially disclosed, is essential to Israel's physical survival. If, for whatever reason, Israel should fail to prevent enemy state nuclearization, it will have to refashion its nuclear deterrent to conform to vastly more dangerous regional and world conditions. But even if this should require purposeful disclosure ...
Relevance: 44% Posted on: June 3, 2009
About 10 years ago, I went to Israel for a brief visit and met up with the Kuper family, old friends I hadn't seen for many years.
Relevance: 43% Posted on: November 16, 2011
The country's economic indicators may be falling, but incidents of domestic violence are rising.
Relevance: 43% Posted on: January 31, 2013
An interview with historian Gil troy on his new book, “Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism and Racism.”
Relevance: 42% Posted on: August 11, 2013
How can you make your online business a success in today's world of SEO and social media? In the first part of this week's Goldstein on Gelt podcast, listen to Doug’s interview with Daniel Waisberg, an Analytics advocate at Google, to find out the tactics of building a business on ...
Relevance: 42% Posted on: April 2, 2010
Ruth had just recently discovered (from another parent) that Toby had been secretly dating a boy for over a year. When she confronted Toby about her boyfriend, Toby had adamantly refused to admit that she was secretly seeing anyone. Ruth was extremely distraught to realize that her daughter would do ...
Relevance: 42% Posted on: March 24, 2013
How did America’s leading Posek fall into halachic obscurity?
Relevance: 42% Posted on: January 10, 2012
Senator Daniel Inouye makes statements while on a visit to Israel
Relevance: 42% Posted on: February 19, 2010
As children move from infancy into middle and later childhood, they have a growing need for control over their environment. To meet this need, teenagers must be given reasonable power to make choices about what they eat, whom they play with, and what extracurricular activities they participate in.
Relevance: 41% Posted on: August 11, 2010
The passing last month of veteran journalist Daniel Schorr brought forth all the expected media testimonials, but to the Monitor Schorr essentially was a liberal pamphleteer who attempted to hide his biases under an unconvincing fa?ade of "objective journalist."
Relevance: 41% Posted on: April 10, 2009
To feel loved and nurtured, your spouses need to feel that you empathize with their emotions. The key is empathy. Empathy isn’t the same as sympathy or pity. It means being able to put yourself in another’s position, to feel what they feel and see what they see, without losing ...
Relevance: 41% Posted on: April 4, 2013
Middle East expert Daniel Pipes advocates backing Assad in Syria to keep the civil war there going.
Relevance: 41% Posted on: November 22, 2012
Creating direction in a marriage is similar to going on a long journey. To get to where you want to go, you need to have a plan that includes directions, supplies and the ability to navigate along the way. You will also have to be prepared for many possible factors ...
Relevance: 40% Posted on: February 26, 2014
And then she went and did something stupider.
Relevance: 40% Posted on: May 12, 2010
I once received a call from a forty-seven year old distraught mother whose seventeen-year-old son Moti had changed his style of dress, wearing jeans and refusing to wear a hat. She explained that he had gone through a difficult time in school and was now hanging around the house ...
Relevance: 40% Posted on: February 8, 2012
NGO Monitor President calls on New Israel Fund to immediately and publicly condemn and disassociate from NIF grantee Adalah.
Relevance: 40% Posted on: April 17, 2009
Some people are natural communicators. They know how to get across their point of view without damaging their relationship. Others (probably most of us) need some guidance on where to focus and what to steer clear of.
Relevance: 40% Posted on: September 1, 2004
Last week, I wrote about the need to make Jewish institutions open to all Jews.
Relevance: 40% Posted on: November 11, 2009
Professor Daniel Rynhold may teach modern Jewish philosophy, but his recently published book is titled, An Introduction to Medieval Jewish Philosophy.
Relevance: 39% Posted on: May 30, 2013
When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.
Relevance: 39% Posted on: January 2, 2012
Whenever I speak at a shul or event I’m usually asked what I think are the vital aspects of good communication, and by implication, what makes for bad communication.
Relevance: 39% Posted on: March 27, 2009
David (name changed) and his wife had been married for 15 years and believed they knew what each other really wanted. While attending a marriage seminar on communication, David and his wife listened to the instructor declare, “It is essential that husbands and wives know the things that are important ...
Relevance: 39% Posted on: May 13, 2009
Here are some of the ways to know whether you are in a controlling relationship:
Relevance: 39% Posted on: February 5, 2014
It is worth looking at the full list but there is one entry that stands out as genuinely bizarre.
Relevance: 38% Posted on: May 1, 2009
Controlling behavior may be the #1 reason that your marriage needs first aid. If you are unfamiliar with the topic of control, it’s no surprise. Most people are unaware that control is a major topic for counselors, therapists and psychologists-at-large, which until recently has not entered into the public’s attention.
Relevance: 38% Posted on: September 28, 2010
A few years ago, a couple, Sarah and Joseph, came to see me about their son Moshe, sixteen, who was experiencing extreme difficulty in school. Moshe did not have any serious learning problems. In fact, he was exceptionally bright and capable of succeeding in school. His problem was ...
Relevance: 38% Posted on: June 23, 2010
Let's look at an example of how mentoring improved the life of a teenager who had given up observing Jewish tradition.
Relevance: 38% Posted on: April 18, 2013
Yale University students have Jerusalem-born native Daniel Avraham as the first Israeli president of the Student Union. Avraham, a 24-year-old sophomore, learned at the Gymnasia Herzliya high school and is a former IDF intelligence officer. He is studying in the university’s ethics and economics program. Former Yale Student Union presidents include former ...