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.
Intellectual communication marks the Gemini trait . . . and the green-colored emerald is the gemstone associated with this month.
Unchecked, the 2000 intifada against the Jews inevitably went global.
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.
In 1924 Harry Fischel had occasion to visit the town of Eishishok in Lithuania.
In its turn, the Palestinian street sees in Hamas, the "liberators" of Gaza, the agents of final victory over Israel and votes them into power.
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.
The "if in doubt throw it out" attitude that used to be applied to food products is now being applied to Jewish children.
Of course, there are those who say this is a perfectly reasonable system. After all, you don't have to send your children to a religious school.
Over the past four years, other free nations have risen in the broader Middle East. Across that region, the political dialogue has been transformed - and politicians, scholars, students, and men and women from every walk of life are talking about freedom, equal rights, and accountable institutions of government.
Paradoxically, Baruch Mordechai's physique was at odds with his state of mind. He was of tall and powerful build.
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.
To the best of my knowledge a census has yet to be taken, but common belief is that quality Jewish men are an endangered species, while the pick of women has never been better.
Parents may push for a different type of shidduch from the one preferred by their son or daughter.
Aaron Klein is Jerusalem bureau chief for WorldNetDaily, co-host of ABC Radio's national John Bachelor Show, and he appears throughout the week on other U.S. radio programs.
They can't quite take credit for inventing them, but Jews had a long, colorful, and mostly profitable involvement with the great retail emporiums - the large scale specialty and department stores that came, literally and figuratively, to dominate the landscape of 20th century America.
It is not uncommon for Observant Jews to want to be buried in Eretz Yisroel.
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.