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Relevance: 10% Posted on: May 15, 2012
I admit, I like a bizarre news story like the next gal. So I definitely had to click to read this item from the AP: "Police say a man named Joseph Glynn Farley was arrested in a Southeast Texas city for riding his unicycle in the nude, distracting drivers and creating ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: July 25, 2012
In 1903, the English colonial minister offered a district for a Jewish settlement in Uganda to the Zionist leadership, whereby the English government brought to realization its efforts “to bring to pass the improvement of the Jewish race.” The 6th Zionist Congress (August 23-8, 1903) concerned itself with the English ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 25, 2009
The sea of people pouring out of the elevators on the tenth floor of Sotheby's varied greatly in their age, dress, and religious associations. But as they entered the exhibit, they shared a universal expression of awe and reverence. Thirteen thousand rare and ancient books looked down from the shelves ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 20, 2010
Only a selective end to its nuclear ambiguity would allow Israel to exploit the potentially considerable benefits of a Samson Option. Should Israel choose to keep its Bomb in the "basement," therefore, it could not make any use of the Samson Option.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 11, 2006
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's stated recognition of Israel's right to exist is part of a "political calculation" aimed at ultimately destroying the Jewish state, a terror group leader and member of Abbas's Fatah party told WorldNetDaily in a widely circulated interview."The base of our Fatah movement keeps dreaming of ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: April 12, 2012
As a vascular surgeon for over 20 years I care for wounds daily. As an occasional mohel for 30 years I am familiar with all aspects of milah. I thus feel obligated to share my perspective on this most important topic. If I don't, who will? In order to decide ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: December 26, 2012
WASHINGTON – On a wintry day at a small Iowa shul in November of 2003, John Kerry got all verklempt.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 30, 2013
There are many observant Jews who contributed much to secular and Jewish life in America and yet have, unfortunately, been essentially forgotten. One such man is Adolphus Simson Solomons (1826-1910).
Relevance: 10% Posted on: March 25, 2009
In many ways, Iran is now the Islamic terrorist writ large, the individual murderer in macrocosm. Although military analysts are certainly correct in pointing out that Iran is the major sponsor of Hamas and related Islamic terrorist groups (e.g., Hezbollah), it is as a direct threat to Israel that ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: March 28, 2013
Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: August 19, 2010
It is not always easy, in studying world politics, to know when power is really "powerful," and when weakness is really "weak." Oddly enough, some states that are presumably very powerful in measurable military terms may occasionally have to yield to others that seemingly lack power altogether. Even more ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 14, 2009
Following his early June speech delivered in Cairo, U.S. President Obama pretty much gave the final green light to Tehran. More precisely, with regard to ongoing Iranian nuclearization, the president signaled plainly that further economic sanctions, and not any defensive military action, were the only remaining option. In Jerusalem, one ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: August 10, 2011
When on October 6, 1973, Egyptian and Syrian surprise attacks came dangerously close to jeopardizing Israel's survival, it was because of a monumental intelligence failure. Similarly, on January 18, 1991, the scream of air-raid sirens could be heard in every corner of Israel. The Iraqi Scuds that slammed ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 21, 2014
The film uses scholars, activists and carefully selected film clips to unravel the magical marketing mystery of J Street.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: June 13, 2012
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Islamism represents the transformation of Islamic faith into a political ideology.
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Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 29, 2012
US President Barack Obama's sentiments notwithstanding, nuclear arms are not per se destabilizing or "warmongering." They are not necessarily anti-peace. Rather, in certain identifiably volatile circumstances, nuclear weapons can actually be indispensable to the avoidance of catastrophic war.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 25, 2009
In what is yet more evidence that universities have become, as Abigail Thernstrom has described them, “islands of repression in a sea of freedom,” Toronto’s York University witnessed a near riot of some 100 pro-Palestinian Israel-haters, as police had to be called to usher Jewish students to safety after they ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: November 24, 2010
Hamas Chief Pessimistic On Peace Prospects The political chief of Hamas believes the new "pro-Israel" Congress will put the kibosh on President Obama's attempts to create a Palestinian state. Dr. Ahmed Yousef, chief political adviser to Hamas in Gaza, hailed Obama as a "man of good intention" while wishing ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: November 24, 2004
Every four years, it seems, we Americans must display infinite forbearance in the face of irrepressible foolishness. Transforming all serious meaning into manipulation and marketing, our presidential election process has now been reduced to an endless barrage of numbing cliches and empty witticisms.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: July 27, 2012
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Relevance: 10% Posted on: April 8, 2010
Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt was certainly not thinking about Israel's national security when he wrote these words in A Dangerous Game, but his argument still fits perfectly in understanding the Jewish State's prospects for survival. Indeed, and not without considerable irony, unless Israel soon begins to fashion its essential strategic ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: June 6, 2013
Things have never been so good in the Jewish state.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 24, 2012
These are excerpts from the sefer Inside Purim, which contains additional answers to the following questions and much more.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: December 4, 2013
Saudi media warned that the Iran regime will not be fettered by the accord.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 1, 2004
Federation Follies It was nice, in an ironic way, to read Arlene Peck's op-ed column "Not One More Dime For Federation," Aug. 20).Just three days before I received the issue of The Jewish Press containing Ms. Peck's article, I got a call from the New Mexico Federation asking for a ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: July 16, 2012
Egypt's Coptic Christian minority fears that the restoration of parliament, which will grant greater powers to Islamists, will be used to institute Sharia law and stifle religious freedom.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 6, 2004
After thirty-one years, the FBI has opened an investigation into the involvement of PLO leader Yasir Arafat in the murders of two U.S. diplomats in Saudi Arabia.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: August 21, 2013
His singular foreign policy accomplishment, trumpeted ad nauseam, was the execution of Osama bin Laden.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: January 3, 2007
I have written previously here about Iran's nuclearization and its accompanying intent to annihilate Israel. Still, the whole story has not yet been told, and it is now time to think more carefully and systematically about ensuring Israel's survival. The time for exclusively visceral reactions is now over. Instead, we ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: June 20, 2012
Genocide has always been prohibited by international law. In the words of the Genocide Convention, a binding multilateral treaty that codified post-Nuremberg norms and that entered into force in 1951, the sorts of murderous acts long advocated by Arab/Iranian leaders and jihadist terror groups qualify very precisely as criminal. The ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: November 21, 2013
Two days after severing its connections with Al-Quds University following its president's "unacceptable and inflammatory" verbal attack, Brandeis University also removed the Al-Quds President from the Advisory Board of a Brandeis Center for Ethics and Justice
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 12, 2013
Erdoğan's Turkey is no longer a trustworthy partner for the West but more like a mole in its inner sanctum.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 15, 2013
In California, Columbus Day became Indigenous People's Day, which sounds like a Marxist terrorist group's holiday.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 16, 2011
Generally, the Israeli is despised in the Islamic world because he or she is a Jew, a condition of presumed infirmity that can never be "remedied." Consider the following facts:
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 25, 2006
We Jews have experienced so much pain in our long and arduous history that the pain of Islamic terrorism seems to be just another episode of indescribable suffering. To an extent, this is certainly true. For the moment, we must endure, and - in the end - we shall prevail. ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: September 3, 2013
Last week we expressed our support for William C. Thompson in the Democratic mayoral primary, Scott Stringer for comptroller, and Charles J. Hynes for Brooklyn district attorney. For City Council we endorsed Alan Maisel (46th District, Brooklyn), Mark Treyger (47th District, Brooklyn) and Chaim Deutsch (48th District, Brooklyn). Here ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: December 8, 2011
Soon, at least meteorologically, the Arab Spring will become an “Arab Winter. It will also be an apt change of metaphor. After all, from the standpoint of civilizational vulnerabilities to jihadist terror, nothing will have been improved.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: December 11, 2013
Filling two vacuums at once – one of Orthodox women taking a more public role and a second of Modern Orthodox Jews demonstrating the merits of religious Jewish practice – Allison Josephs has transformed her sweet and engaging webisodes and blog into a larger force. Jew in the City is ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: September 1, 2010
The blast of the shofar carries loudly and clearly over long distances. Because of that, it was often blown in biblical times as a means of communication - to announce times of danger or the onset of peace. Today the shofar is sounded in connection with the Jewish holidays of ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: January 4, 2012
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The next chapter of the award-winning novel.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: October 9, 2013
Why Israel Should Not Give Up Its Nuclear Weapons: An Informed Response To Obama Adviser Joseph Cirincione (Part I)
Relevance: 10% Posted on: May 28, 2008
According to a May 1, 2008 article by Aaron Klein in WorldNetDaily, Joseph Cirincione, director of nuclear policy at the Center for American Progress, and an adviser on nuclear issues to Senator Barack Obama, has essentially urged Israel to give up its nuclear weapons.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: June 14, 2012
Over the past several months President Obama has generally focused his attention away from the Middle East “peace process.” It is fair to ask, therefore, whether his core preferences for a settlement – carving a Palestinian state out of the still-living body of Israel and “a world free of nuclear ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: May 17, 2006
"May we be worthy of our role." So ends the author's dedication of The Jewish Revolution (1971) to his son, Aryeh. Scholar, writer and active Zionist, Israel Eldad warned the Jewish people against relying on others to defend them. Boldly recognizing that it had been the consistent miscalculations of "Jewish ...
Relevance: 10% Posted on: April 28, 2010
Of the many intellectual perversions currently taking root on college campuses, perhaps none is more contradictory to what should be one of higher education's core values than the suppression of free speech.
Relevance: 10% Posted on: February 12, 2014
As U.S. credibility and stature diminish, the president and his secretaries of state and defense engage in eloquent denial.