Every year there seems to be a new bestseller with a Holocaust theme that reveals a new story of heroism in the most horrible of times.
Is there a solution for the military crisis plaguing Israel's south?
Protecting Israel from terrorism is, at least in part, an intellectual task. Let us, therefore, now think very deliberately about terrorism.
In what has been one of the major memorial events in Poland commemorating WWII, Warsaw saw a gathering of world leaders this week at the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Leaders with the Oslo mentality who have led Israel until now really do not have solutions to Israel's problems.
Over the years, regular readers of my column in The Jewish Press may have noticed a continuing regard for the concept of time.
On March 13 representatives of The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews addressed the Helsinki Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe regarding the importance and aims of its institution.
Rabbi Yitzchak Dadon is a Jew who has not been confused by misplaced love theories.
Pain can sometimes be sanitized by language, but it can never be truly anesthetized.
Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.
Since the founding of the state, the goal of Israel's leaders has been to make Israel a normal state like all other states.
Facing imminent existential attacks, Israel could decide to preempt enemy aggression with conventional forces.
People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.
Have you ever climbed the wrong mountain? I don't think that anybody who has passed through IDF officers training has not had that experience.
"In a dark time," says the poet Theodore Roethke, "the eye begins to see." Today, with improving sight, the Iranian nuclear threat should remain bright in our visual field. Despite a recent U.S. National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) that effectively supports Tehran's multiple lies and deceptions, this unconventional threat remains existential. It follows that an Israeli and/or American preemptive strike against certain Iranian nuclear assets and infrastructures should still not be ruled out.
Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.
My readers in The Jewish Press are accustomed to reading my articles on timely strategic and jurisprudential issues. For the most part, these columns have explored various dangers of terrorism, war and genocide. But sometimes we are imperiled by a very different sort of terror. There is, of course, the "usual" threat of terror violence (the terror "outside"), but there is also a serious specter of interior terror that arises from our willful abandonment of individuality (the terror "within").
It was only last week that thousands of Chassidim went to Lejask (Lizhensk) in order to commemorate the 222nd yahrzeit of the tzaddik, Noam Elimelech of Lejask (1717-1786).
The children of Sderot are the finger in the Gaza dike. They are there to save us all from the great flood.
Do you understand the daily rocket attacks against Sderot, Israel?
An event, thought to be impossible after the Shoah, took place in Lodz.
As calls for all-out war on Gaza increase, it is important to set things straight.
Some years ago, following one of the devastating suicide bombings in which small Jewish children were blown to bits, prominent Palestinian columnist Fahd al-Rimawi - then writing with obvious approval of Nobel Peace laureate Yassir Arafat in Amman's al-Majd newspaper, gleefully celebrated the monstrous act of terror:
Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing contact information about various secular organizations in Poland.
If the ideas put forward at the recent Herzliya Conference are any indication, both the classic Right and religious Right are captive to the Oslo paradigm and the consciousness that produced it.