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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
NYU Latest Site of Anti-Israel Mock Eviction Notices

April 25, 2014 - 4:06 AM
 
Tzipi Livni: I Won’t Quit

April 25, 2014 - 1:20 AM
 
Israel to Host ATP Men’s Tennis Tournament

April 25, 2014 - 12:57 AM
 
Starbucks-SodaStream Link Would Help Destroy BDS

April 25, 2014 - 12:48 AM
 
Israeli Security Cabinet Unanimously Rejects Negotiations with Hamas

April 24, 2014 - 11:31 PM
 
Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

April 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM
 
Northeastern U. Reinstates Students for Justice in Palestine Group

April 24, 2014 - 8:33 PM
 
Breaking: HAS Visa Points Now Worthless for El Al Flights

April 24, 2014 - 8:17 PM
 
Ellen Degeneres Gives SodaStream as Earth Day Prize

April 24, 2014 - 7:55 PM
 
Turkey Backs Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

April 24, 2014 - 7:52 PM
 
Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

April 24, 2014 - 6:35 PM
 
Youngest Holocaust Survivor from Schindler’s List Tells her Story

April 24, 2014 - 6:08 PM
 
Brave Israel Police Stand Guard at Empty Yeshiva to Stop Violence

April 24, 2014 - 5:21 PM
 
Gaza Terrorists Firing at Southern Israel, Again

April 24, 2014 - 2:10 PM
 
ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

April 24, 2014 - 1:51 PM
 
Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

April 24, 2014 - 1:16 PM
 
Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

April 24, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

April 24, 2014 - 11:09 AM
 
America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

April 24, 2014 - 10:10 AM
 
J Street Seeking a Seat at the Conference

April 24, 2014 - 9:33 AM
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Editorial
 

Iran Divestment

Posted on: January 11th, 2012

InDepthEditorial

We applaud the passage by the New York State Legislature of the Iran Divestment Act of 2012.

 

An Obscenity In Jerusalem

Posted on: January 4th, 2012

InDepthEditorial

We thought the outrageous incident involving an eight-year-old child being spat on by a haredi man because he didn't think she was modestly dressed was about as over the top as one could get.

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More Bluster From Tehran

Posted on: January 4th, 2012

InDepthEditorial

It is hard to make much sense out of the recent military threats Iran has been aiming at the West and the U.S. in particular.

 

The Muslim Boycott Of The Mayor’s Breakfast

Posted on: January 4th, 2012

InDepthEditorial

It would appear that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's vocal support for the Ground Zero mosque – not only did he come out in favor of it, he labeled opponents as un-American – is coming back to haunt him. Some leaders of New York's Muslim community apparently believe he will bend over backward to accommodate their concerns, however wrongheaded.

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The Violence In Beit Shemesh

Posted on: December 29th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

In one respect, the current, very public, controversy over gender separation in Israel is a no-brainer.

 

Ron Paul, Israel, And The Other GOP Candidates

Posted on: December 29th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

It was only two weeks ago that, except for Congressman Ron Paul, the aspirants for the Republican presidential nomination were falling all over themselves in expressing undying support for Israel and its right to choose how it would pursue its own destiny.

 

Temporary Respite?

Posted on: December 29th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

Many of us are actually quite satisfied that U.S. efforts at securing a peace treaty between Israel and the Palestinians seem to have been put on hold these past few months.

 

Where The Republicans And The President Differ

Posted on: December 21st, 2011

InDepthEditorial

With many analysts suggesting that the 2012 presidential election could turn on Jewish votes in various key states, especially Florida, both President Obama and the Republicans running for their party’s nomination (with the exception of Ron Paul) are making efforts to demonstrate their bona fides regarding Israel.

 

Primary Elections Controversy

Posted on: December 21st, 2011

InDepthEditorial

Federal law now ensures that overseas military personnel and other citizens have the right to request, receive and return absentee ballots for federal elections on a timely basis. In particular, states are required to get absentee ballots out to those qualifying at least 45 days before the Nov. 6 general election next year.

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Culture Wars: From The Maccabees To Matisyahu’s Beard

Posted on: December 21st, 2011

InDepthEditorial

For Jews, assimilating out is easy – but the real challenge is to assimilate in, to process 3,500 years of Jewish history, knowledge, and texts, and to somehow find a way to be modern, creative, and free yet still in line with Jewish tradition.

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Gingrich, Romney, And History’s Uncomfortable Truths

Posted on: December 14th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives who has pulled ahead of Mitt Romney in recent polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, created a firestorm late last week with his comments about the Palestinians.

 

Clinton And Panetta Put Israel In The Cross Hairs

Posted on: December 7th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

Both Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta raised some eyebrows last week in their addresses at the Saban Forum in Washington.

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Dear American Jews

Posted on: December 6th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

I wish to apologize in the name of the State of Israel. We have heard that our ad campaign encouraging ex-pat Israelis to come home has offended many of you. That was certainly not the intent, and if it did offend, we are sorry.

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Denying Israel’s Biblical And Historical Roots

Posted on: November 30th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

There appears to be a newly energized effort underway to delegitimize any identification of the modern state of Israel with biblical Israel. This sort of thing has been around for a while but it was usually engaged in by Arab nations and hardcore  critics of Israel. Thus it was disappointing, but not surprising, that in […]

 

Israel’s Economic Sanctions

Posted on: November 30th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

Israel will soon decide whether to resume turning over the taxes and custom fees it collects on commercial traffic into and out of the West Bank on behalf of the PA as required by the Oslo Accords. The Netanyahu government, as a means of expressing opposition to the PA’s recent attempts at winning United Nations […]

 

Holiday Bus Service For Yeshivas: Why The Uproar?

Posted on: November 23rd, 2011

InDepthEditorial

There was a disturbing lack of balance in the reporting on the recent controversy concerning bus drivers being asked to work on Thanksgiving to transport Lakewood yeshiva students scheduled to attend school that day.

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The UNESCO Paradigm

Posted on: November 23rd, 2011

InDepthEditorial

We always bristle at the preachments of even Israel’s few friends that it should rely on agreements and international good will as significant elements in its national security planning as it negotiates its final borders.

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Syrian Uprising Weakens Iran’s Grip

Posted on: November 23rd, 2011

InDepthEditorial

No one knows what will replace the brutal Assad regime: a Jihadist junta, a drawn out civil war or, or even the eventual rise of a freedom loving society. But it is certain that breaking the Syria-Iran axis will benefit Israel and the world also stands to gain through any weakening of the ambitious Iranian war machine.

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The Mayor’s Tepid Response To The Brooklyn Bombings

Posted on: November 17th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

We were encouraged by the statement of Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes that he will not agree to any plea bargains and will seek the maximum jail sentence of up to fifteen years in prison for anyone convicted in last week’s Flatbush firebombings. Several cars were destroyed and swastikas and anti-Jewish slurs were painted on nearby park benches in the early morning attack.

 

New Message To Iran

Posted on: November 17th, 2011

InDepthEditorial

The muted reaction from Tehran to the mysterious explosion at an Iranian missile base over the weekend that killed 17, including a key figure in Iran’s missile program, strongly suggests that Iran’s continuing bellicosity regarding possible Israeli or international military action or sanctions is just so much empty bravado.

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