For 1300 years Jews lived as dhimmis sub-class non-citizens under the boot of Arab-Muslim imperial rule. With an Israel Hater out and Trump in it's time for Israel and the Jewish people to declare the days of desperate Jewish solicitude are over.
Refugees in general, and Palestinian refugees in particular, retain an option to return, this is not considered an absolute right. It is an option to be measured against consequences of repatriation
Israel is not part of the US; it is neither a state nor a "commonwealth." It's up to our own government led by Netanyahu. If he is clear world opinion doesn't matter, most opposition will fade away.
The rioters, Haredim all, protesting the arrest of a draft dodger, were destroying public property, burning garbage bins, causing a public disturbance.
Israel has been attacked from 3 fronts in the last week. A rocket landed in the Golan Heights; air raid sirens wailed in Eilat without warning; and Gaza fired a rocket landed on the Ashkelon beach.
The fundamental issue and biggest problem is that the Israeli government tacitly accepts the idea that Judea and Samaria are occupied territories – in other words, land that belongs to somebody else
Jewish forces (not Turkish or British), wiping from the face of the earth a vibrant God fearing community in Eretz Yisroel and sending Jews into an unknown future, was heart rending for normal Jews
My daughter lives in Ofra with her family. It's still a wonderful place to live but court rulings have strangled its chance to grow. Gd willing, a solution will be found to allow Ofra to thrive again.
While we lavish in the good times and praise G-d, we must suffer through the bad ones....and STILL praise G-d
It cannot be emphasized enough: This is the first time any U.S. President declared that the settlements were NOT an impediment to peace.
“We should not confirm any Bush nominee to the Supreme Court except in extraordinary circumstances,” Schumer said. Schumer seems to have forgotten his previous statement.must be suffering memory loss
All mainstream Orthodox religious authorities and institutions have rejected the idea of female rabbis, except of course, Open Orthodoxy rabbis and the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
The right wing has used harsh terms, but only the most fringe have argued for the government's overthrow or the upending of a lawfully elected administration. Sadly the same can't be said for liberals
Just a couple of months ago, the residents of Amona had been told that they'd still be on the hill, or very close by, and that the government would build them a real community with real houses
Can you imagine a Supreme Court judge making rulings based on his own political leanings?
Trump’s decision was made to prevent terrorists from coming into America. FDR prevented refugees from coming into America because they were Jewish and he thought the country didn’t need any more Jews
No one serious is saying the Palestinian Arabs don't need aid or shouldn't get it. The problem is that foreign aid to the Palestinian Arab gets turned by them into something lethal and hideous.
There is no equivalency between the Jews who were persecuted and threatened with certain death during the Holocaust and today's Arabs clamoring to leave their troubled countries. Period.
In the author's view, one should never give up hope that a child will be convinced to return to his roots even after they marry out.
The well-stocked stores would seem to contradict the general perception of suffering and impoverished Palestinians.
A view on Trump from across the pond. Jewish Press blogger, Selena Myers, expounds on the changing of THE Guard in Washington.
Obama believed he knew what the Israelis and the Arabs needed better than the Israelis and the Arabs knew themselves
A musical offering in honor of America's newly inaugurated 45th President, Donald Trump
Perhaps the single greatest teacher of Rabbinical CBT was Rabbi Akiva. The Talmud (Berachot 60B) teaches that Rabbi Akiva was always in the habit of saying " Everything that God does is for the good."
I am a Jew. I was born a Jew and I will die a Jew. I was also born a woman. Never once in my life have I felt those to collide or contradict and I pity anyone who feels that they do.