Seconds often make the difference between life and death and new technology makes the difference…
Posted on: November 30th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
Israel has a simple option: Immediate withdrawal from the United Nations.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
After the Pillar of Defense cease-fire, many now understand what we understood after the Zo Artzeinu demonstrations: The Israeli crisis is not on the continuum between Right and Left. It is on the continuum between Israelis and their Jewish identity.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Dov Shurin
As I write this, Defense Minister Ehud Barak has just announced, during a televised press conference, his decision not to run in the coming elections and to leave politics.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Abbas was one of the first Arab leaders to congratulate Hamas on its "victory" over Israel during the recent eight-day confrontation.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
America needs a foreign policy that is bigger than its defensive needs but smaller than progressive ambitions of global citizenship.
Posted on: November 28th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
Israel's final decision concerning what to do about a nuclear Iran will depend on answers to certain core psychological questions. Is the Iranian adversary rational, valuing national survival more highly than any other preference, or combination of preferences? Or, on even a single occasion, is this enemy more apt to prove itself irrational, thereby choosing to value certain preferences more highly than the country's indispensable physical security?
Posted on: November 28th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Without the individual, the ballot box is only a tool for collectivist impulses and identities.
Posted on: November 28th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Is Hamas really on its way to moderation and pragmatism, as some Western political analysts and diplomats have come to believe?
Posted on: November 27th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Only by resisting the noose, can Israel survive. Only by fighting to free its hands, can it resist.
Posted on: November 27th, 2012InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
When Jacob is fooled into marrying Leah, he accepts her as a partner and eventually the mother of his children. But his yearning is for Rachel.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
The difference between victory and defeat often comes down to morale.
Posted on: November 26th, 2012InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
When my daughter first made aliyah she was a student at Hebrew University. After a year she called me and told me she was enlisting.
Posted on: November 23rd, 2012InDepth → Columns → America's Rabbi / Shmuley Boteach
If the targeting of innocent civilians by terrorist organizations is not wrong, then morality has no meaning.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Daniel Greenfield
Hamas is not interested in being engaged. Its goal is the destruction of Israel.
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Unless the U.S. clarifies its position regarding King Abdullah and reiterates its full backing for his regime, the Muslim fundamentalists are likely to step up their efforts to create anarchy and lawlessness in the kingdom.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012InDepth → Columns → Keeping Jerusalem
For probably the first time since the Yom Kippur War nearly 40 years ago, air raid sirens sounded this week in Jerusalem and environs. The sounding of the sirens occurred about two minutes after sundown on Friday, such that Sabbath-observers had no direct way of ascertaining where, what, how many, or who, if anyone, was hurt.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012InDepth → Columns → Moshe Feiglin
What is the solution to the constant missile attacks in southern Israel? Those with a solution are the people who warned against signing the Oslo Accords in the first place. These people continue to be sidelined. Clearly, the Oslo advocates have no intention of giving up the profits and perks of the “peace industry” that they have created.
Posted on: November 21st, 2012InDepth → Columns → Louis Rene Beres
For the most part, we Jews have always accepted the obligation to ward off disaster as best we can. For the most part, we generally understand that all humans have free will. Saadia Gaon included freedom of will among the most central teachings of Judaism, and Maimonides affirmed that all human beings must stand alone in the world “to know what is good and what is evil, with none to prevent him from either doing good or evil.”
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