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Relevance: 20% Posted on: October 2, 2013
In a speech at the conference of the self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby J Street, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the Palestinians are the “least ideological and sectarian” Arabs in the Middle East. Biden’s comments on the Palestinians were an attempt to address questions concerning the Obama administration’s brokering of ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: July 2, 2013
This is a grisly tale, but it unfortunately is real. The sorrowful good news is that the sick mind who used Internet tips to cover up the murder of his parents was sentenced to life in jail – twice.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: January 28, 2014
Yishai presents exclusive audio from the recent visit to Israel from delegates from Canada.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: February 7, 2013
The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign against SodaStream could hurt Palestinian Authority Arabs more than the company. SodaStream markets a gadget that turns tap water into carbonated drinks, and its $3.7 million ad campaign during the Super Bowl spread the word while also aggravating BSD activists. One of its factories is located ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: September 21, 2010
One of the timeless truths and permanent principles of ancient Jewish wisdom is what I call the Severed Flower. This means that when I cut a beautiful fragrant flower off its plant in my garden and bring it indoors, I seem to have done a clever and good thing. No ...
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By all accounts, the mullahs in Tehran are getting ever closer to the point where they at will can order nuclear bombs to be made and readied for use.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: May 24, 2006
We must learn to read widely beyond the mainstream press, which is often ignorant of facts on the ground, or worse - is maliciously inclined toward Israel. In this connection, American Jews must really learn history - Jewish history; Israel's history; Arab history; and Islamic history.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: January 31, 2014
Oxfam accepted actress Scarlett Johansson’s resignation as a global ambassador, calling the role “incompatible” with her work for the Israeli company SodaStream. “Oxfam has accepted Scarlett Johansson’s decision to step down after eight years as a Global Ambassador and we are grateful for her many contributions,” the global anti-poverty charity said ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: March 12, 2012
The Knesset's Jewish Home faction is in danger of splitting, following the internal political maneuvering that has taken place in the National Union.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: January 27, 2013
There was little discussion during the campaign of 'the peace process, because everybody in Israel, with the exception of the European- and NIF-funded Left, knows that the “peace process” is dead.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: January 31, 2014
He didn’t start the fire either, but Solomon’s parodies and adaptations have been igniting the Jewish spark in hundreds of thousands of Jews worldwide.
Yiddish Theater Is Alive and Well (at Least in Chicago), But What Does It Have to Say About Religion?
Relevance: 19% Posted on: June 16, 2010
Trying to summarize the plot of "Jacob and Jack," currently in its world premier at Victory Gardens in Chicago, is a bit like, well, trying to understand a Yiddish play if you don't speak Yiddish. The viewer quickly gets the sense that something really interesting is happening in the play's ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: June 19, 2012
Henry Kissinger, Tony Blair, Russell Simmons, Google's Eric Schmidt, Cisco's John Chambers and other leaders in industry, government, education, science and entertainment to discuss major issues facing our world.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: June 2, 2010
In 1939, when Reb Sholom Halberstam, brother-in-law of the saintly Bobover Rebbe Shlomo Halberstam, and some other Jews were fleeing from the approaching German armies, they came to a Polish town where the sexton of the synagogue, upon hearing their story, told them to stop running because the arrival of ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: June 28, 2012
In a speech delivered in Tehran, Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi accused the Jewish people of spreading illegal drugs around the world, killing Black babies, starting the Bolshevik Revolution and causing many of the world's other ills.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: April 6, 2005
Taken in isolation, the emerging Palestinian state - a state that is now being forged with the open support of U.S. President George W. Bush - will have no direct bearing on Israel's nuclear posture. Yet, although obviously non-nuclear itself, Palestine could substantially diminish Israel's capacity to wage certain forms ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: April 28, 2010
Events In The West: On May 7-8, Sara Rigler will be the Scholar-in-Residence at Beth Jacob San Diego. Yeshiva News: Come this fall, L.A. will have another new yeshiva high school. Yeshiva Ohr Chanoch is a Sephardic yeshiva, headed by Rabbis S.A. Shall and Y. Ornstein, and affiliated with Yeshiva Chofetz ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: March 19, 2008
"In a dark time," says the poet Theodore Roethke, "the eye begins to see." Today, with improving sight, the Iranian nuclear threat should remain bright in our visual field. Despite a recent U.S. National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) that effectively supports Tehran's multiple lies and deceptions, this unconventional threat remains existential. ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: November 6, 2013
Unlike nearby Israel, which is also surrounded, Cyprus lacks either a military option or protective fences.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: July 11, 2007
Hollywood has spawned a series of propaganda films all packaged as entertaining adventure stories replete with big budgets, big stars, bright colors and amazing technical effects.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: December 26, 2013
Palestine, Iran And Israel’s Nuclear Strategy: Critical Notes for an Essential Strategic Policy in Jerusalem (Part II)
Relevance: 19% Posted on: November 4, 2010
What is Israel to do? Confronting a new enemy Arab state that could act collaboratively and capably (thanks, largely, to the U.S.) with other Arab states, or possibly even with non-Arab Iran, and also potentially serious synergies between the birth of Palestine, and renewed terrorism from Lebanon, Israel could ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: July 31, 2013
The military has grown so large because of preferential tax treatment, subsidized labor, an extra-legal status, and old-boy networks.
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Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story is a documentary about the life of a true Israeli hero. But the film is not a mere recounting of the famous Entebbe Raid, it is an honest retrospective of the life of the young, academic, passionate and poetic son, brother, friend, boyfriend, and ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: June 10, 2012
Which investment scammer has you in his sights? Who knows? But one thing is for sure - if you start by asking the most basic questions and not believing the unbelievable, you're well on your way to protecting yourself. The scammer will just move on to his next victim.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: December 7, 2011
While it’s said that numbers don’t lie, the truth is they do lie – or, rather, mislead.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: November 5, 2012
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Muhammad Abu Shahala, a former intelligence agent for the Palestinian Authority, has been sentenced to death, following a hurried trial. His crime: selling property to Jews in Hebron. What would be the reaction to a law in the United States, England, France, or Switzerland, forbidding property sales to Jews?
Relevance: 19% Posted on: October 25, 2012
I have often been talking about parenting the “explosive child” or a child who struggles with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). In that context, I often mention Dr. Ross Greene’s groundbreaking work on using “Plan B.” However, recently, another approach has been gaining popularity. It is from Daniel J. Siegel, MD ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: March 15, 2012
Over the past three months seven groups of NCSY teen leaders researched non-profit organizations, meeting with and learning from these organizations’ representatives about the Jewish perspective regarding philanthropy.
Relevance: 19% Posted on: October 12, 2012
Days and nights in southern Israel have been punctuated by a growing number of sirens and rocket explosions, with over 60 rockets striking Israeli cities and communities this past week. On Monday morning alone, 55 Qassam and mortar shells were fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on the Jewish holiday ...
Relevance: 19% Posted on: December 31, 2008
That was what we were promised - "one united religious political party." It did not last too long.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: December 13, 2006
The whole world seemed to be celebrating the composer Steve Reich's 70th birthday in October (October 3, to be precise). The New York Times ranked him "among the greatest composers of the century." The New Yorke rsaid he was"the most original musical thinker of our time." The Village Voice declared ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: December 17, 2013
The Charedi ranks are growing exponentially with every new generation.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: January 3, 2013
We came across this startling headline in Haaretz:"Most Right-Wing Voters Support Establishment of Palestinian State and Division of Jerusalem." But Haaretz, as dovish and radical as it is, surely wouldn't lie straight out, would they? So how did they come up with such a headline?
Relevance: 18% Posted on: August 29, 2012
We were hardly surprised by the final column of New York Times departing public editor (as the Times refers to its in-house ombudsman) Arthur Brisbane, in which he acknowledged the paper harbors a liberal bias on public issues.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: November 12, 2012
It was a daunting, dismal weekend for Israel’s south, particularly for Israelis living in communities bordering the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Along with the rain, more than 100 Gaza rockets struck the south, wounding four Israelis and sending countless others into shock and trauma, while damaging homes, businesses and vehicles.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: June 6, 2013
If you can’t beat’em, join’em. PepsiCo is reportedly bidding $2 billion buy out the Israeli SodaStream firm. A buyout could jeopardize the factory in Maaleh Adumim because of the boycott movement.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: June 12, 2013
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With mounting evidence that Hizbullah-fired rockets can cause Israel considerable damage, one point should stand out glaringly above all others: Under no circumstances should Iran be allowed to reach the stage at which it could launch nuclear weapons.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: June 18, 2012
The government on Sunday voted to put a ministerial committee headed by the Prime Minister in charge of Jewish development in Judea and Samaria , the first time in 16 years that the establishment and expansion of Jewish communities in the biblical heartland will not come under the purview of ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: May 22, 2013
Why didn't then Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and then Prime Minister Ehud Barak demand that all the footage shot by France 2 on that day be placed at Israel’s disposal to do a proper investigation?
Relevance: 18% Posted on: August 23, 2012
I have often talked about parenting the “explosive child” or a child who struggles with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). In that context, I often mention Dr. Ross Greene’s groundbreaking work on using “Plan B.” Both in my office and in my columns, I have great responses to my work with ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: May 6, 2013
On Monday, Congressmen José E. Serrano, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King joined Chief Judge Loretta A. Preska to announce that the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Federal Courthouse has received $10.4 million in federal funds to build a new state-of-the-art security pavilion. The security pavilion was planned for shortly after 9/11 but ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: April 12, 2006
Israel's preemptive action could still be entirely law enforcing, even if Iran and the Arab enemies of Israel were not in a declared condition of belligerence with the Jewish state. The customary right of anticipatory self-defense has its modern origins in the Caroline incident, which concerned the unsuccessful rebellion of ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: May 23, 2012
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of the Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center, received an award Tuesday night for her role in fighting terrorism through international courts and defending the civil rights of Israeli terror victims. Having dealt a heavy blow to Syria, now she's after the Bank of China.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: January 13, 2014
Will the BDS Movement boycott Scarlett Johansson because of her starring in SodaStream Super Bowl ads?
Relevance: 18% Posted on: January 17, 2014
Even after suffering shocks from a Taser gun, he refused to sign on the administrative order.
Palestine, Iran And Israel’s Nuclear Strategy: Critical Notes for an Essential Strategic Policy in Jerusalem (Part III)
Relevance: 18% Posted on: November 11, 2010
Pretended irrationality can be a double-edged sword. Brandished too irrationally, Israeli preparations for a Samson Option could encourage enemy preemptions. Here, again, the specter of a nuclear Iran should emerge front and center. After all, sanctions against Iran have represented little more than a fly on the elephant's back.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: January 20, 2012
The following article by Professor Beres and Colonel (Israel Defense Forces) Yoash Tsiddon-Chatto was originally published in the April 18, 2007 issue of The Jewish Press. Its warnings and predictions concerning a nuclear Iran have been proven unassailable.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: July 1, 2013
It is time to let Rabbi Lipman speak for himself and explain what he is doing and why.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: May 23, 2013
Slaughter is a routine, widespread practice among many Moslem families.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: December 18, 2012
"Senator Inouye deeply understood the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship."
Relevance: 18% Posted on: July 7, 2011
After suffering anyenemy nuclear aggression, Israel wouldcertainly respond with a nuclear retaliatory strike. Although nothing is publicly known about Israel's precise targeting doctrine, such a reprisal would most likely be launched against the aggressor's capital city, and/or against similarly high-value urban targets. Understandably, there would be no assurances, in response ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: July 11, 2012
Relevance: 18% Posted on: December 9, 2012
As cheerleaders shake their pom poms, top-dollar players hone their victory dances, and marketers prepare to rake in the dough raised through advertising and sales, Super Bowl XLVII will not just showcase a rivalry between this year’s best winningest football teams, but stands to highlight a burgeoning campaign against Israeli ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: November 23, 2011
Even if Iran and the Arab enemies of Israel were not in a declared condition of belligerence with the Jewish state, Israel's preemptive action could still be entirely law-enforcing.
Relevance: 18% Posted on: February 15, 2012
Demonstrations last summer that protested exorbitant housing prices, high costs for basic necessities and growing income inequality managed to mobilize an unprecedented number of Israelis. Still, even if socioeconomic issues become a central issue in the upcoming elections, it is not clear that parties such as Labor or Meretz will ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: October 4, 2006
Places like Barbados, Curacao, Jamaica, Tobago, the Lesser Antilles, and St. Eustatia probably conjure up, in the minds of many Jewish Press readers, visions of vacation resorts.
Palestine, Iran And Israel’s Nuclear Strategy: Critical Notes for an Essential Strategic Policy in Jerusalem (Part I)
Relevance: 18% Posted on: October 27, 2010
In the always complex discourse of nuclear strategy, critical thinking is a "net." Only those who cast will catch. To calculate Israel's best strategic options in the months and years ahead, the capable strategist must continue to ask and answer difficult questions persistently, patiently, and above all, systematically. Only by ...
Relevance: 18% Posted on: January 25, 2013
Our photo agency, Flash90, presented this morning a few obligatory Tu B'Shvat images, to be used by harassed editors looking for a quick filler with their eyes still half closed and their lips touching the day's first cup of coffee out of many. Each image is always accompanied by a suggested ...
Relevance: 17% Posted on: December 16, 2009
Looking for a great gift for the wine maven in your life? Look no further. Daniel Rogov has what you are looking for with his latest two hardbound, pocket-sized guides: Rogov's Guide to Kosher Wines 2010: The World's 500 Best kosher Wines (The Toby Press; November 1, 2009; 145 pages; ...
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Should the crackdown succeed in isolating, weakening, and destroying the Islamists, then others will replicate it elsewhere.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: November 25, 2013
Anti-Islamic sentiments in the West are increasing, probably at a faster rate than Islamic practices.
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As only a distinctly last resort, Israel needs nuclear weapons for nuclear war fighting.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: February 20, 2013
You expressed having had "genuine concerns" about Hagel prior to your White House meeting with him; now is the moment for you to follow the dictates of your conscience.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: June 20, 2012
Once again the Haaretz newspaper is on the warpath, targeting its bitter Zionist enemy, the State of Israel.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: February 4, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of Jews participate in Daf Yomi at some point.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: September 24, 2013
"Whoever tries to uproot us from the city of our forefathers will achieve the opposite."
Relevance: 17% Posted on: June 25, 2012
The transfer of one of Jerusalem’s most prime pieces of real estate to Russia will be finalized when the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) vacates its offices, following the completion of talks between Israel and Russia on Sunday.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: April 17, 2009
Until now, the strategic issue of Israel's nuclear ambiguity - the so-called "bomb in the basement" - has been kept squarely on the back burner. Today, however, time is quickly running out for the Jewish State, and Israel's new/old prime minister absolutely must reconsider this burning issue. From the standpoint ...
Relevance: 17% Posted on: February 20, 2013
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It is not just our enemies who show us no mercy and who "love death" who bring us death. The triumph of the absurd (the world of Chelm or the world of Kafka?) can be found also in sober actions of the United Nations.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: June 14, 2012
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It will be a long, hard road to traverse, but there is no short cut and it can succeed.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: May 3, 2006
Daniel Wultz, the Florida teenager critically injured in a suicide bombing last month in Tel Aviv, is the "best target combination we can dream of - American and Zionist," said Abu Nasser, a leader of the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, one of the groups responsible for the deadly blast."It is ...
Relevance: 17% Posted on: May 21, 2008
Last week the Monitor invited readers to send in the names of journalists who exhibit an unmistakable anti-Israel bias in their writing or on-air reporting. The results will appear in an upcoming Media Enemies List along the lines of something the Monitor did several years ago.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: February 3, 2014
I regret my involvement with Oxfam during my time in college.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: November 19, 2013
Incitement against Israel has reached a fever pitch, and PA officials are not even pretending to want to stop it.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: November 7, 2012
JERUSALEM – More than 100,000 American voters in Israel cast their ballots for a presidential candidate, with nearly 80,000 of them having submitted a ballot provided by iVoteIsrael, a local non-profit organization that spent the past few months aggressively encouraging American expatriates living in Israel to register and vote. The ...
Relevance: 17% Posted on: January 28, 2014
In general, the regions these days hosts unchanging, repetitious and dreary news.
Relevance: 17% Posted on: October 18, 2012
Why does the Turkish government act so aggressively against the Assad regime of Syria? Perhaps Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hopes that lobbing artillery shells into Syria will help bring a satellite government to power in Damascus. Maybe he expects that sending a Turkish war plane into Syrian air space ...
Relevance: 17% Posted on: December 9, 2012
Critics of the government are saying that the new decision was intended to improve Netanyahu's coalition negotiations with the Haredi parties.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: December 4, 2013
One of Netanyahu’s neighbors noticed that the Prime Minister on a Sabbath stroll, stopped to help an old man take out the trash. One mitzvah leads to another.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: July 8, 2009
Special Note: In last week's column I wrote about the seemingly inexplicable events that are unfolding throughout the world. How do we understand the demonization of Israel, the new escalation of anti-Semitism, and the preponderance of Islamic terrorists throughout the world?
Relevance: 16% Posted on: March 20, 2013
There is no reason why Haredim should continue to be the single biggest and fastest growing welfare demographic in all of Israel.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: July 2, 2013
There is already a three-year agricultural agreement in place where Israel assists Indian farmers.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: November 24, 2011
ense, along with the voluminous Oral Tradition in the Talmud, its commentaries and elaborations, make the Jewish artist the richest creative person imaginable.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: January 22, 2014
This archaeological discovery will save Jews from living in homes built over the remains of a church.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: April 7, 2009
Credo quia absurdum. "I believe because it is absurd." How, then, shall we Jews survive in such a distorted and meshugana world, both as individuals, and as the always-fragile Jewish State? In our collective form, shall we truly "Seek peace, and pursue it," when our enemies' brand of "sanity" lies ...
Rationality, Irrationality, And Madness: Core Enemy Differences For Israeli Nuclear Deterrence (Third of Three Parts)
Relevance: 16% Posted on: May 9, 2012
What, then, might be most important to Israel's prospectively irrational enemies, potentially even more important than their own physical survival as a state? One possible answer is the avoidance of certain forms of shame and humiliation. Another would be avoidance of the potentially unendurable charge that they had somehow defiled ...
Relevance: 16% Posted on: September 25, 2012
Israel advocates have made it clear that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to the United Nations will not go unnoticed. In response to Ahmadinejad’s presence at this week’s General Assembly meeting in New York, more than 15 campuses across the country have joined an awareness campaign sponsored by Hasbara Fellowships. ...
Relevance: 16% Posted on: June 9, 2013
In Birkenhead, near Liverpool, slaughterhouse workers had refused to process any more meat for Jewish consumption until the attacks on British soldiers in Palestine stopped.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: April 21, 2013
Israeli physicians who have been treating the victims and the suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings are used to the eerie situation.
Relevance: 16% Posted on: June 13, 2012
An 81 year old Israeli scientist whose revolutionary irrigation methods have saved and improved the lives of millions of people throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America, has received the prestigious World Food Prize, according to an announcement made by the foundation on Tuesday.