In Israel, a new five month scholarship program being offered to young aspiring athletes – one of them could be you.
Posted on: September 22nd, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Gush Katif is the name of the set of Jewish settlements at the western end of the Gaza Strip.
Posted on: August 25th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
On August 26, 1827, Tsar Nicholas I published the Recruitment Decree calling for conscription of Jewish boys between the ages of twelve and twenty-five.
Posted on: August 11th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
I've been a screenwriter in Hollywood for over twenty years. But the focus of my life is my family: my radiant wife, Karen, whom I have been in love with since I was ten years old, and my two daughters, who, thankfully, look like Karen.
Posted on: July 7th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
"Reagan I could trust." - Yitzhak Shamir"He was unshakable; a staunch supporter." - Shimon Peres
Posted on: June 30th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
What follows below should be read in light of what Orthodoxy in the United States was during the forties, fifties and sixties.
Posted on: May 26th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
The third yahrzeit of HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l, occurred a few weeks ago.
Posted on: May 5th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Faced with running against the most pro-Israel president since Harry Truman, John Kerry started in February to modify his position on Israel.
Posted on: April 7th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
It has become vogue in many circles to represent Middle East savagery as part of some sort of "war of civilizations."
Posted on: March 17th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
"You will never see your land of Israel, your precious Jerusalem, your Carmel, your Galilee. It will never happen. You will never leave Romania."
Posted on: February 13th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Growing up, I always found one of the most bizarre things in history to be the dramaticturnabout of the communist movement the day Germany invaded Stalinist Russia.
Posted on: February 4th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Since he was elected three years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has expressed skepticism that a permanent settlement with the Palestinians is possible, and has instead sought an interim agreement.
Posted on: January 9th, 2004InDepth → Front Page
Following the Six Day War, UN Resolution 242 called on Israel to withdraw ''from territories occupied in the recent conflict,'' while affirming Israel's ''right to live in peace within secure and recognized boundaries.''
Posted on: January 2nd, 2004InDepth → Front Page
In a recent opinion piece in the Jerusalem Post, Sarah Honig, one of the paper's bettercolumnists, raised the question of whether Israel's Left should be regarded as stupid orcrazy.
Posted on: December 12th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Shlomo Ben Ami was Israel's foreign minister under Ehud Barak and served as the lead Israeli negotiator at the Camp David summit in 2000.
Posted on: November 7th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Most Jewish prayer books show the 23rd psalm on a page just before the finish of Friday evening prayers, which is to say just before the Sabbath meal.
Posted on: October 10th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Israel has a checkered record when it comes to official commissions of inquiry.
Posted on: October 3rd, 2003InDepth → Front Page
The arguments in favor of school choice and voucher systems have by now become quite familiar.
Posted on: September 12th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Many are under the impression that individuals in academia are by definition people who judge events from an unbiased, rational viewpoint.
Posted on: May 30th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
It is not well understood to what a great extent the Israeli Left was radicalized by Israel's 'Peace for Galilee' invasion of Lebanon in 1982. This radicalization was very similar to the radicalization of the American Left over Vietnam.
Posted on: April 11th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
''We are three blocks away; you will be home in a minute.''
The taxi driver nudges me rudely into semi-consciousness. I try
to shake the fog from my head. I am still half asleep, staring
through the window at the Christmas lights. As consciousness
slowly seeps through, something here is out of place. Why is there
a giant Christmas tree on display in Budapest when it is months
after Christmas? I shake my head some more. No, it is not
Budapest. I left Budapest six hours ago and have been flying all
night. I must have succumbed to exhaustion on the ride up to
Haifa in the taxi from the airport.
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