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Relevance: 7% Posted on: September 7, 2010
The explicit application of codified restrictions of the laws of war to noninternational armed conflicts dates back only as far as the four Geneva Conventions of 1949. Recalling, however, that more than treaties and conventions comprise the laws of war, it is also clear that the obligations of jus ...
Relevance: 7% Posted on: December 1, 2005
"In 1478 at the request of the Spanish sovereigns Ferdinand and Isabella, Pope Sixtus IV (1471-84) issued a papal bull allowing for the creation of the Spanish Inquisition.
Relevance: 7% Posted on: June 4, 2008
Light and shadow typically assume moral implications in literature, where light is often divine and dark symbolizes the unknown and the scary.
Relevance: 7% Posted on: April 18, 2012
It is time to look behind the news. Operation Iraqi Freedom is officially concluded; U.S. operations in Afghanistan are reportedly moving in a similar direction. More generically, however, debate about combat operations, strategy and tactics remains ongoing.
Relevance: 7% Posted on: December 12, 2007
From the Oslo Accords' very beginnings, on September 1, 1993, Yasir Arafat reaffirmed that any "peace" agreements must be an intrinsic part of the PLO's 1974 phased plan for Israel's destruction: "The agreement will be a basis for an independent Palestinian state in accordance with the Palestinian National Council resolution ...
Relevance: 7% Posted on: May 18, 2005
U.S. Jews' PrioritiesHillel Halkin's May 13 op-ed ("The Bush Conundrum") was the best defense of President Bush I've read anywhere. The only problem is that Mr. Halkin assumes that your typical liberal American Jew has Israel at the center of his or her priorities, and nothing could be less true.Ask ...
Relevance: 6% Posted on: September 6, 2006
Book collectors are often pack-rats that are obsessed with the printed word in all of its manifestations.
Relevance: 6% Posted on: March 8, 2006
Seidenfeld Yahrzeit This Shabbos marks the first yahrzeit for the four Seidenfeld children of Teaneck who perished in a fire. Philyss Seidenfeld, the mother of the children, has requested that as many individuals, communities and shuls as possible learn on that day in memory of the children and as an ...
Relevance: 6% Posted on: May 7, 2012
This Jewish guy gets to a small town out in the hinterland, and in his kosher traveler's guide he finds a motel that's run by a Jewish lady. Sunday morning the church bells are ringing and he hears the motel owner yelling out: Jimmy, the bells are ringing, time to ...
Relevance: 6% Posted on: September 10, 2008
The Sistine Secrets by Benjamin Blech and Roy Doliner raises many intriguing issues about one of the most important works of Western art and its creator, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564) as first presented in my review on August 29.
Relevance: 6% Posted on: November 25, 2009
In all world politics, but especially in the Islamic Middle East, the ultimate form of power is power over death. Directed toward Jews, the violence of Palestinian terrorism is always "sacred" violence, and it is always oriented to eternal life for the terrorist. Unlike most other terrorists, the Palestinian movement ...
Relevance: 6% Posted on: June 1, 2011
There are two popular wine-related beliefs making the rounds these days, both of which deserve to be put to rest because they are nothing more than pure and unadulterated nonsense. The first of these would have us believe that men are better qualified to taste wine than women, and the ...
Relevance: 6% Posted on: September 17, 2013
The entire Palestinian Authority leadership lives off an international welfare check that keeps coming only because the conflict still exists.
Relevance: 6% Posted on: November 11, 2013
Kerry's gloves came off last week, now former legal counsel to the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs removed his. The difference? The Israeli's speech sans gloves are steeped in law and fact.
Relevance: 6% Posted on: March 21, 2007
Dog In The Fight (I) Reader Yaakov Fromer writes (letters, March 16): "Whether Turkey did or did not commit genocide nearly a hundred years ago is no concern of ours - we have no dog in that fight." I would respond that as Jews - a people who have ...