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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.
Posted on: April 5th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
That beautiful smile, warm and sincere, which proceeded from a transcendent mastery of pain and loss, both personal and that of his people, first beamed at the beginning of the 20th century.
Posted on: March 28th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
In the last year there has been a wave of anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad coming from the left.
Posted on: March 21st, 2003InDepth → Front Page
"We don't care if you [Bush] put forth Condoleezza Rice or Colin Powell," he continued. "They do not represent the black community."
Posted on: March 14th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
All of you are part of this struggle that now must be our consuming focus.
Posted on: March 7th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
There is no sound so delightful as the whimpering of leftists in the morning.
There is no message so hope-inspiring as the screams of outrage from the world and the
accusations that Israelis have voted against "peace."
Posted on: February 28th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
For goodness' sake, all they want is one more dunam here, one more corpse there.
Posted on: February 21st, 2003InDepth → Front Page
The systematic amalgamation of anti-Semitism, theories of the superiority of the German people, and the geopolitical movement to acquire Lebensraum was a product of the intellectual environment of Ludwig Maximilian University in the 1920's.
Posted on: February 14th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
In an apparent attempt to defend that which cannot be ethically defended, the ALA president also attempted to cast doubt on the truthfulness of what I wrote by simply dismissing my points as ''a rash of allegations.''
Posted on: February 7th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
In the back country south of Warsaw, there
stood a small shtetl, a little Jewish village,
named Chelm. Renowned across the Pale, the
villagers of Chelm were famous for their sharp
wits, their inventive brains, and their capacity
for resolving difficult problems.
Posted on: January 30th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Erudite and outspoken, Steven Plaut is a frequent contributor to The Jewish Press whose essays, many of which have appeared in this front-page space, always generate enthusiastic reader feedback.
Posted on: January 23rd, 2003InDepth → Front Page
But the al-Safi resolution should be neither obscured nor forgotten by the American people, because its passage exposes so much that is wrong and vicious about the American Library Association.
Posted on: January 17th, 2003InDepth → Front Page
Consider a country in which the minister of
justice prepares an official ''speech code'' that
delineates the boundaries of permissible
speech, and where violators may be sent to
Posted on: January 3rd, 2003InDepth → Front Page
But no one's running away. The Likud party primary didn't get canceled or delayed.
Posted on: December 27th, 2002InDepth → Front Page
What better examples could there be for a community?
Posted on: December 20th, 2002InDepth → Front Page
Most American Jews are orthodox. No, that's not a misprint, nor is it a sign that I've taken leave of my senses. In fact, the bulk of American Jewry is very orthodox. The problem is, they're very orthodox in their liberalism, not their Judaism -- and therein lies the answer to all the costly studies, surveys and polls commissioned by Jewish organizations in their never-ending quest to understand why Jews are assimilating themselves out of existence.
Posted on: December 13th, 2002InDepth → Front Page
They kissed their grandparents goodbye and then turned to me and, one by one by one, fell upon my shoulder crying out and thanking me for being there.
Posted on: December 6th, 2002InDepth → Front Page
Then they sue for peace, issue poor-me hand-wringing pleas for international help, and use the lull in the battle to regroup, re-arm and plot their next assault.
Posted on: November 29th, 2002InDepth → Front Page
The most fundamental question for this new Post-Oslo era is this: How could Israel have allowed itself to pursue the ''peace process'' in the first place? The answers are very likely to raise serious doubts about the nature of secular Zionism itself and its alleged success in resolving the modernity dilemma of the Jews.
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