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Posted on: January 10th, 2007InDepth → Front Page
There is a widespread perception in Israel that Sephardic Jews are more sensible than the rest of us. Sephardim, or "Oriental Jews" as they are commonly if mistakenly called (strictly speaking, the two terms are not interchangeable), tend to shy away from the various manifestations of non-moderation that afflict Ashkenazi or "Western" Jews.
Posted on: December 27th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Harry Truman, who died 34 years ago this week, has long been considered a hero in the struggle for a Jewish state. The truth is somewhat more complicated.
Posted on: December 6th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
One of the most well-kept secrets in Flatbush is the Yosef Goldman Collection of American Jewish Books and Manuscripts.
Posted on: November 29th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Interview with a suicide bomber in training
Posted on: November 22nd, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Jimmy Carter's new book - Palestine Peace Not Apartheid - should, by all rights, be headed for the remainder bin. Martin Peretz, editor-in-chief of The New Republic, calls it a "tendentious, dishonest and stupid book."
Posted on: November 15th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
This year, the second day of Chanukah will coincide with the 144th anniversary of the worst official act of anti-Semitism in American history.
Posted on: November 1st, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Its origins are in the medieval Spanish kingdom of Castille, in the early thirteenth century, well before Columbus left for the Americas.
Posted on: October 25th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
His voice had the strength of a pipe organ and the gentleness of a violin, but most of all it had the power to make men weep.
Posted on: October 18th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
The American Orthodox Jewish community of today is drastically different from the community that existed in America 75 years ago.
Posted on: September 13th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Jewish religious observance suffered a propitious decline in early- and mid-20th century America.
Posted on: August 23rd, 2006InDepth → Front Page
Back in April, Rabbi Wolpe gave a sermon whose title took one aback: "Can Israel Survive?"
Posted on: July 26th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
One day in the summer of 1981, when I was still living in Brooklyn, I received a call from Dassie Marcus, a fervent supporter of Israel, the settlement movement, and Gush Emunim.
Posted on: July 19th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
"All you do all day is threaten that there will be Katyusha rockets landing in Ashkelon.
Posted on: June 28th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
For most of my life, I lived a Clark Kent existence: that of a Jew residing in Manchester, England, intent on blending into the modern, secular world.
Posted on: June 7th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
I was in New York on Thursday, May 25, when a banner front-page headline in that week's Forward caught my eye from the newspaper box on the Manhattan street-corner.
Posted on: April 26th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
After Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer posted an anti-Israel polemic on the website of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government - styled as a "research" paper but containing virtually no original research and riddled with extraordinary scholarly lapses - the response of much of the mainstream media in America was admirable.
Posted on: April 19th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
In 1924 Harry Fischel had occasion to visit the town of Eishishok in Lithuania.
Posted on: April 5th, 2006InDepth → Front Page
The Israeli election played out in the shadow of the Hamas victory and the creation of an armed Hamas-led fascist state and terrorist army positioned in the suburbs of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Posted on: March 1st, 2006InDepth → Front Page
With elections less than a month away, many in Israel are concerned and even frightened over the likelihood that Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will be elected prime minister in his own right.
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