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Holocaust Mentality

The war started last July with Hizbullah’s cross-border attack on an Israeli patrol and the kidnapping of three Israeli soldiers. The daring move, across the internationally recognized, UN-ratified border with Lebanon, gave rise to an immediate sense of purpose to most Israelis in uniform, both regular army personnel and your average citizen-soldier like me.

Turn That Frown Upside Down

The Orchot Tzaddikim writes that when we do a mitzvah with a smile, it is worth a thousand times more than when we do it without one. So, with an easy and pleasant investment, the reward is immense

The Truth About Women In Israel

So Hillary Clinton thinks Israel does not treat its women nicely or respectfully enough. This is the same Hillary Clinton who never had much to say about the treatment of women in the Clinton White House.

Falling Out Of Love With Exile

We stand at the threshold of a new year. What will 5769 bring? Will we greet Moshiach? Will we see, God forbid, a world of troubles? Perhaps both.

Dennis Ross Gives Up On Peace

Longtime State Dept. official Dennis Ross has a "NEW" plan for peace: Israel stops building “in 92% of the West Bank” in exchange for US help in opposing Palestinian efforts to delegitimize Israel

Standing Up

Israel's prejudicial Temple Mount policy is a disgrace; The Mount should be open to all faiths.

It’s Hard to be a Christian Arab in Israel

My beliefs & actions have led to numerous death threats against me; my excommunication by my church

Honoring Ezra Schwartz

Had the memorial taken place where Ezra was murdered, U.S. diplomats would have boycotted the event.

We’re Losing The Campus Debate

It's been five years since I attended a symposium at Columbia University discussing the David Project's documentary "Columbia Unbecoming," a film that highlighted anti-Semitic and anti-Israel statements by faculty in the Middle East Arts Language and Culture MEALC program. The film ignited a debate over the prevalence of anti-Zionism on American campuses and the dangers of advocacy teaching at universities, much of it fueled by Arab funding.

The Final Product of the “Peace Industry”

The 'Peace Industry’ promotes its adherents; weak leaders, both military & political, is the result

Press Bias in a National Election

The American establishment is committed to blocking Trump’s election. Are the 2016 elections rigged? You bet they are.

Can the Left Stand Up Against Anti-Semites?

We don’t normally pay much attention to what is published in Tikkun magazine, let alone what its editor Michael Lerner disseminates through his e-mail list. But occasionally Lerner’s tirades shine a light on the positions of the far left that illustrate exactly where some of Israel’s critics stand in a way that makes clear how they have made common cause with those who seek the Jewish state’s destruction.

Shas And The Golden Calf

Withdrawals, expulsions, and peace agreements are the golden calves of our generation. They hold a mystical sway over the people, regardless of their context, purpose, or arrangement.

The Gaza Ceasefire Terms are a Security and Media Disaster

The elimination of the buffer zone by the security fence will not only leave Israel more vulnerable to attacks by terrorists, but also invite "publicity stunts" by adversarial non-governmental organizations.

Europe: Choosing Suicide?

After the Manchester terrorist attack, it was revealed there are not "just" 3,000 jihadists on the loose in the UK, as the public had previously been informed, but rather a dismaying 23,000 jihadists.

A Very Special Chanukah Party

It seems the Chanukah party co-hosted in Washington by the country of Azerbaijan and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish organizations was THE Chanukah party to attend in the Capital

Remembering Jackie Robinson’s Fight Against Anti-Semitism

Robinson witnessed the valuable contributions that Jews were making to the black community's struggle.

A Perspective on the War

It is up to our government to ensure that their sacrifices were not made for short-term gains.

‘A Road Never Traveled, Leading Nowhere’

If a child is seldom required to yield his desires and needs to those of others, surely doing so as an adult will not come naturally to him.

Tax Tips: Choosing the Right Accountant

The question is, how do you choose the right accountant? Knowing the right answer can save serious $

The Lessons Of Yitzhak Shamir

The victory of the Zionist movement was won despite long odds, desperate hardships and grievous costs in blood. The men and women who battled those odds did so in the face of the conventional wisdom of their day that told them they had no chance of forcing the British Empire to make good on its promise to create a National Home for the Jews or to defeat an Arab and Muslim world determined to crush the newborn state of Israel. They needed not only courage but also an iron will and the patience to bear great suffering while never losing sight of their goal.

Chad Gadya: Pesach and the Order of Things

What does Chad Gadya – a song worthy of Dr. Seuss- about goats, cats, dogs, sticks and butchers – have to do with the leil shimurim, the night of geulah and redemp­tion?

Shidduchim for the Rest of Us

Moms, I want to assure you I am not in any way belittling your efforts to research your child’s shidduch prospects.

An Early Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration with President Reuven Rivlin of Israel and Guests

An early Yom Ha'atzmaut gathering for Israel's 67th birthday with Pres. Rivlin of Israel and guests

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