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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.
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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.