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Postcard from Israel: Tel Lachish

The site of Tel Lachish shows evidence of human habitation in Israel spanning many different historic periods over thousands of years.

American ‘Experts’: Listen to Ordinary Israelis First

Israelis have finally realized what a bill of goods they were sold in 1993, when they were suckered into the Oslo agreements.

Run Zoabi, Run

You might recall the famous case of MK Azmi Bishara, not coincidentally, also from the Balad party.

Yated Ne’eman Seeking New Mashgiach?

A call to the paper's editorial offices resulted in utter bewilderment.

Israeli Culture Wins at the United Nations

Many commentators on the far left scolded those who would suggest a connection between culture and success – imputing racism to such arguments.

Whose Judaism is it Anyway?

The tragedy that we face today is that everyone thinks they are the sole possessors of the answer.

Why Celebrate the Circumcision of Jezeus?

The history of January 1st should make Jews think twice before they celebrate New Year’s and take part in its heathen festivities.

New Finds from First Temple Period at Motza

The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced the discovery of a rare cache of sacred vessels from the early days of the Kingdom of Judea.

Settling Back to Quiet

May God forever bless us with these messy floors and children who never listen for the siren, never look where to hide.

Have We Been Overlooking Southern Lebanon?

Here in Israel, keeping your head in the sand is seen as an unbearably expensive option.

Meet Egyptian Activist Maikel Nabil: Pro-democracy and Pro-Israel

Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil spent over 302 days in prison for criticizing the Egyptian Military after it took power in early 2011.

Here, It’s Not Xmas At All

How can the Jews of the Diaspora put up with it?

So They Won’t Have to Serve

My son-in-law needs to believe that there will be no need for soldiers in another 18 or so years. Deep down, I want to believe that too.

Every Jew – a .22?

I believe that the massacre in Newton would never have happened if guns were made illegal.

Visualizing the Beit HaMikdash

How would the Beit HaMikdash fit into the landscape of the Old City?

Madmen and Crowds

Crowd culture expects everyone to follow the leader, to join the meme, to move with the flow, but that is something that crazy people cannot do.

‘Articles of Faith’: The Absence of Critical Thinking About ‘Settlements’

Those who insist that the "settlements" represent the biggest obstacle to peace should be asked to explain why their theory doesn't match with the history.

Religious Pluralism Within Orthodoxy

My harsh criticism is reserved for extremist behavior that is a result of those Hashkafos – even if it is from my own.

Color Me Camel

In the diary of terror victim Tal Kehrmann, Tal's parents found a picture of a camel, but it had not been colored in...

January 1st is Not New Year’s

In galut, wee become possessed by the foreign lands and cultures where we live.

Ukranian Politician Calls Mila Kunis a ‘Dirty Jewess’

Ukranian politician Igor Miroshnichenko said Mila Kunis, who left the Ukraine at a yong age, was a "zhydovka" and not a "true Ukrainian."

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