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.
In fact, I disagree often and volubly with Israeli policies.
Those who use either chemical, or even conventional weapons to slaughter innocent people must be held accountable.
If Hamas believes Egypt wants to topple their regime, they would never dare initiate war against the Egyptian army, but firing rockets at Israel is cheap and easy.
Again and again, we hear the nearly visceral incantations from Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and Fatah: "We love death."
Immediately nullify all the orders that discriminate between Muslims and non-Muslims at the entrance to the Temple Mount.
"Whoever tries to uproot us from the city of our forefathers will achieve the opposite."
The Jordanian monarch fears being accused of treason and collaboration with the "Zionist enemy."
Hashem simply goes beyond the letter of the law in His love for us.
Shamir’s blunder was even greater than Golda Meir’s in the Yom Kippur War.
Easily misrepresented or abused, international law can generally be manipulated to serve virtually any preferred geo-political strategy.
The delay allowed Assad to go on TV with Charlie Rose and come across as calm, measured, and reasonable.
Hamas faces two options: initiate new confrontation with Israel, or to confront the Egyptian Aramy in the Sinai.
Tragically, we are heading straight for a repeat of the U.S. attack on Iraq’s Saddam Hussein in 1991.
Now more than ever it is apparent – incontestable, in fact – that the Arab/Islamic world has long been preparing to destroy itself.
We can afford a few cruise missiles fired at Bashar Assad’s air force and presidential palaces.