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Kristallnacht In Poland

Recently the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the event that most consider the start of the Shoah.

Kristallnacht In Poland

Recently the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the event that most consider the start of the Shoah.

Protecting Jewish Cemeteries In Poland And Around The World

Last week I wrote about the discovery of human remains beyond the fence of a Jewish cemetery in Bilgoraj, Poland, showing that the boundaries of the cemetery went beyond the supposed size of the protected site.

Protecting Jewish Cemeteries In Poland And Around The World

Last week I wrote about the discovery of human remains beyond the fence of a Jewish cemetery in Bilgoraj, Poland, showing that the boundaries of the cemetery went beyond the supposed size of the protected site.

Trust And Survival In World Politics: Israel, Independence And International Law (Part I)

Memory is always at the heart of redemption. It is also indispensable to survival in a still-anarchic world politics.

Israel’s Fifth Column

Which super idealists in Judea and Samaria would be willing to trade places with the Jews living in one of Israel's mixed Jewish/Arab cities?

Tragedy In Bilgoraj Jewish Cemetery

Last week I wrote about the Bilgoraj group that traveled to Poland last year and had a somewhat good experience.

Tragedy In Bilgoraj Jewish Cemetery

Last week I wrote about the Bilgoraj group that traveled to Poland last year and had a somewhat good experience.

Waiting For Apocalypse: The ‘End Times’ Factor In Nuclear War Between Israel And Iran...

After absorbing any enemy nuclear aggression, Israel would certainly respond with a nuclear retaliatory strike.

Bilgoraj Landsleit Reunion

For the last few weeks, I have been writing about the efforts of survivors and second- generation Jews from Piotrkow in going back to their hometown to preserve/restore the remnants of the town's Jewish history.

Bilgoraj Landsleit Reunion

For the last few weeks, I have been writing about the efforts of survivors and second- generation Jews from Piotrkow in going back to their hometown to preserve/restore the remnants of the town's Jewish history.

Waiting For Apocalypse: The ‘End Times’ Factor In Nuclear War Between Israel And Iran...

To be sure, it's a subject on which I have written here before, but an additional and generally unrecognized observation now deserves important mention.

Where Are We Today?

Many Americans may wonder how it is possible for Ehud Olmert to still be prime minister of Israel after having resigned on September 21.

Passing The Torch: The Piotrkow Shabbaton

Last week I wrote how important it is that the second generation of Holocaust survivors begin to take over the work of preserving the memory of Jewish life and culture in the many towns and cities that had been mostly destroyed during the Shoah.

Crowds, Conventions and the Slow Death Of Individualism in America

My dear readers, let's look for a few moments behind the news. As we may readily learn from the philosophers, every sham can have a patina.

The Jewish Economy Triangle: Capitalism, Faith And Loving-Kindness

Like every other aspect of running a country, economics is a complex business.

Passing The Torch

In just a few weeks we will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the day that, for many people, marks the beginning of the Shoah.

Taking Stock: Rosh Hashanah 5769

It seems that God is reshuffling all the decks for the New Year, 5769.

Palestinian Leader, Islamist Chief Discuss Temple Mount Takeover

JERUSALEM - Meeting with an Islamist leader here, the Palestinian Authority's chief negotiator last weekend discussed ways to solidify Islamic control over the Temple Mount and block Jews from purchasing real estate in areas surrounding the holy site, according to a source involved in the talks.

Israel’s Latest Release Of Terrorists Hardly Cause For “Praise”

It is always difficult to believe that any thinking friend of Israel, let alone a prominent Israeli academic strategist, could find something positive in Israeli territorial surrenders and associated capitulations.

Driving The Likud Bus To A Jewish Destination

September 13 passed uneventfully in Israel. It was supposed to have been a national holiday: the anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords.

Irena’s Vow – Honoring A Tzadekes

It is customary before the Yamim Noraim, the High Holy Days, to look back at the past and strive to do better the following year, through Teshuvah.

Five Years After Project Daniel… Our Strategic Recommendations to Israel Remain Valid (Part VI)

Looking back over the original recommendations of Project Daniel, The Group concerned itself with, inter alia, the need for an expanded policy of preemption; an ongoing re-evaluation of "nuclear ambiguity";

Hyacinths And The Jewish Renaissance

It's always hottest at the end of summer. I am not a meteorologist and I have not checked the latest statistics.

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