None of this is a criticism of Reform Jews who are my brothers in every way.
PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's gestures toward President Bashar Assad will only bring him closer to Iran, Hizbollah and radical Palestinian groups that oppose any peace with Israel.
The reaction to his statement has been illuminating as to the double standards that are often employed on matters relating to Israel.
This Sunday, my legislative proposal on medical marijuana will be brought to a vote in the Ministerial Legislative Committee.
There's no shortage of candidates for PA deputy president -- including Marwan Barghouti, jailed for five life sentences for his role in terror attacks.
There are thousands of unqualified soferim in both America and Israel who sell items that, far from being first-rate, are not even kosher.
In Russia, Christians are declining by 0.6 percent a year and Muslims are increasing at the same rate, which will have dramatic effects over time
The overwhelming majority of Jerusalem's Arabs are still afraid of the radicals.
As I noted here last week, “the situation of survival is the central situation of power. Yet, as the ‘Middle East peace process’ makes Israel's survival more and more problematic, this enterprise now effectively deprives Israel of its power. Left to proceed, the process will eventually permit Israel's enemies to enjoy a triumph that still remains cleverly concealed, the conspicuous triumph experienced by certain still-living persons, when confronted by the powerless one who is dying.”
To me, the biggest joke of it all was the gleeful announcement by Rabin that “We are no longer an am livadad yishkone, a nation that dwells alone!”
What exactly does MK Hanegbi mean when he says "no division of Jerusalem?"
Step by step, all Israeli governments since 1967 have ceded the Temple Mount.
In Israel, it’s easy to throw a recalcitrant husband in jail for refusing to grant a get. In the United States it’s much more challenging.
Believing, naively, in a universal international obligation to preserve life, Jerusalem fails to understand that death is identified by its enemies as a zero-sum event.
Last week we witnessed the collapse of the preconception that has guided Israel’s strategy for dealing with the Iranian nuclear threat.
With national and international crises making headlines, the New York City mayoral race has all but receded to the back pages. But with the first of three scheduled debates between the two remaining major party candidates less than a week away, voters will finally be able to concentrate on substantive issues and policy rather than the circus we were treated to over the summer.
Both Salafis and mild reformers have gained strength.
Crimes were committed, but not a holocaust, against both Jews and non-Jews, and even this must still be verified by historians...
Today’s model of outreach is fatally flawed seeing as it necessarily forces a choice on non-affiliated Jews to choose between the Jewish and mainstream worlds.
While Lyon is backed by the haredi parties, Barkat has been endorsed by leading religious-Zionist rabbis.
In the most truly critical issues of mega-survival, we humans may now be living far more absurdly than ever before.