Conspiracism is probably best characterized as a form of mental illness.
America's Founding Fathers said "no taxation without representation." They never said "no taxation" period.
The only remaining justification for disengagement is supposed to be demographic: that by withdrawing from Gaza Israel postponed the day when Jews become a minority in their own country.
He had wanted to sit up and convey to Washington his firm belief that they would be triumphant despite their formidable straits.
Will Sharon continue the policy of ethnically cleansing the Land of Israel of Jews and transfer 95 percent of Judea and Samaria to our enemies - even before he begins negotiating Jerusalem, the immigration of foreign Arabs to the Land of Israel and Israel's security arrangements with anyone?
Rabbi Dr. Bernard Drachman (1861 - 1945)
A number of weeks ago I received an email from someone asking me to consider writing an article about yeshiva high school students and college education.
On the eve of the unilateral Gaza withdrawal, Ariel Sharon explained his action to the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot:
If judged only by what is heard on his White House tapes, Richard Nixon, who resigned the presidency 31 years ago this week, appears to have been a man obsessed with Jews, stewing in negative feelings, never hesitating to use the crudest of slurs.
Christian social workers come to visit. They say: "Stand firm, this is your home, stand up for your rights".
You glance through your mail, and there it is - an invitation to a simcha. It could be a chasuna ora Bar Mitzvah.
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson affirms that it is illegal to blockade Israeli shipping in an international waterway, but diplomatic efforts fail to compel Egypt to reopen the waterway.
This was the rhetorical stance of the Peace Movement from 1977 to 1992, when Likud either dominated or was an equal partner in Israeli governments, and the position won more and more adherents from the ranks of Labor's constituency.
They are not the Jews of bagels and lox brunches with the Sunday New York Times.
In a macabre sort of way, this photo is an old friend. Having seen it so many times before, I am "comfortable" with the imagery.
They had to travel more than a thousand miles, mostly by foot, before they reached an airport in the Sudan. His parents finally migrated to Israel when he was three.
Chaim Mendel readily admitted that there had been many shidduchim proposed.
This is a damning verdict against the Jewish people. We sing the praises of repentance, yet brutally punish those who undertake the holy challenge.
Whatever happened to Jewish baseball players? Not that they're an extinct species - several Jews are currently playing in the major leagues or working their way through the minors - but Jewish baseball fans will tell you the present-day crop is relatively unaccomplished and unknown.
When the Shabbos Queen made her graceful exit the Baal Shem Tov directed that his horses be harnessed forthwith.
When your child returns next year for Pesach or at the end of the z'man, he will, God willing, come back healthier and in a better frame of mind than when he left.
Having learned these laws at a young age, I avoid lashon hara as a part of my routine.
There is an old Swazi legend about a beautiful maiden who fell in love with a handsome warrior.
I had always attributed the appeal of Tehillim to their universality: every person can find in them what he or she wants.
So many of us make excuses for not doing the things we know we should do, citing hardships or inconveniences, real or imagined.