Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Moshe smiled and confirmed his statement. He has, in effect, confirmed that what is needed today is a dynamic center-right-religious coalition that can make courageous decisions for Israel’s future.
Our prime minister recently established himself as a serious world leader when he declared, “Those in the international community who refuse to set red lines have no moral right to set red lines for Israel.”
We saw the effect of his words only last week, when President Obama warned Syria that the use of chemical weapons against civilians is a red line, the crossing of which will lead to serious consequences.
I wish a freilichin Chanukah to all of Israel, and may a new light shine on Zion and the world with the coming of Mashiach and the building of the Beis Hamikdash, quickly in our day.
About the Author: Dov Shurin is a popular radio personality and the composer and producer of several albums. He lives with his family in Israel and can be contacted at email@example.com. His Jewish Press column appears the third issue of each month.
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Rabbi Kahane spoke of transfer, because it was what the Torah spoke of.
People test Israel every day to see how serious we really are in knowing when we are right.
Should Jews in Europe take more responsibility in self-defense of community and property?
The truth is we seldom explore with kids what prayer is supposed to be about.
Almost as one, Jews around the world are acknowledging the day-to-day peril facing ordinary Jews in Israel and the extraordinary service of the IDF in protecting them.
So on the one hand Secretary Kerry makes no bones about who is at fault for the current hostilities: he clearly blames Hamas.
King Solomon said it long ago: “Cast your bread upon the waters” because you don’t know when you’ll hit something. Our job is to do.
The anti-Israel camp does not need to win America fully to its side. Merely to neutralize it would radically alter the balance of power and put Israel in great jeopardy.
We mourn the dead, wish a speedy recovery to the wounded, and pray that God guides the government.
Charges from the court of world public opinion and their refutations.
It is up to our government to ensure that their sacrifices were not made for short-term gains.
Supporting Israel, the only democracy in the Middle East, has become dangerous in Malmo.
Isn’t it comforting to know that our God loves life, grants life, and promises eternal life?
An Israeli company should make “Arafat’s Dead Sea Tonic” with this warning: “may cause severe vomiting or even death.”
“The bigger they are the harder they fall” describes what God had in mind for Olmert.
Boundless love was something Rav Kook had for the nation of Israel. Just as one cannot question the boundless love of Hashem for Israel, one cannot question the boundless love of a Torah giant for his people.
I hollered over and over again, waving a clinched fist toward the heavens.
This past Shabbos, as we read the weekly Torah portion of Bishalach, my son suddenly said to me, “Dad, I have a feeling Sharon is going to pass away today, because we just read his name in Az Yashir [the Song of the Sea] where it says ‘arik charbi.’ ”
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