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The Bergdahl Affair

14 Sivan 5774 – June 12, 2014
Whether President Obama broke the law by failing to comply with the National Defense Authorization Act’s requirement of 30 days’ notice to Congress when...

The Future of Jerusalem Day

We have an external wall, but we cannot enter it―at least, not as Jews, with tefillin on our heads and a siddur in our hands.

Does Anti-Semitism Threaten American Jews?

14 Sivan 5774 – June 11, 2014
The FBI regularly reports that anti-Jewish hate crimes exceed hate crimes against any other religious group.

UK: ‘Culture of Fear’ in Birmingham Schools

Inspectors: pupils in some English schools are systematically exposed to radical Islamic propaganda.

No End to a Self-Inflicted Tragedy

The Palestinians do not mourn their decision to go to war to abort Israel. They mourn that they failed.

Democracies Must Defend Rights

13 Sivan 5774 – June 10, 2014
Most of the members of the UN regional groups have poor rights records themselves.

A Chabad House on the Moon?

The moon-inspired public is searching for something like the renewal and redemption of the Jewish people.

North American Medical Students Thrive in Diverse Region

12 Sivan 5774 – June 9, 2014
Technion students placed in residencies with the most prestigious programs in the U.S.

Does God Ever Play Dice With the Universe? A Jewish Response.

In decision making, randomness is most significant and where God gave us a creative role in shaping the future.

Iran: False Assumptions

10 Sivan 5774 – June 8, 2014
Iran can quickly produce Highly Enriched Uranium; Iran is therefore already a de facto nuclear weapon state.

Anti-Semitism in Chicago School

9 Sivan 5774 – June 6, 2014
if children on the brink of high school don’t understand that evil is at the core of the Holocaust, then what is the point of an education system that prides itself on tolerance and diversity?

Nita Lowey’s Leadership Moment in Israel and the Peace Process

Lowey's choice: the law and common sense on one hand, and her party and extenuating circumstances on the other.

Grounds of a New Momentum in Indo-Israeli Ties

Prime Minister Modi has long been a great advocate of stronger ties with the Jewish state.

Rolling Stones into Shavuot

In contrast to the hate-filled stones thrown by Arabs, Jews threw non-physical ‘stones’ of love.

Telling Israel’s Untold Stories

6 Sivan 5774 – June 4, 2014
Jewish immigrants took a bleak plot of ground and now, more tulips are exported from Israel than from Holland.

The Papal Visit: Heavy On Hoopla, Short On Substance

There is a certain unwordliness to the pope’s call for a two-state solution, an obliviousness to the reality on the ground.

Europe’s Rightward Lurch Bad For Jews…And The U.S.

Nothing short of a turn to open fascism can evict Muslim immigrants from Europe.

Echoes Of McCarthyism In UCLA Anti-Israel Campaign

Dressing up intimidation as a “sanctified” right is an obscene distortion of the First Amendment.

Completing Tasks the Jewish Way

5 Sivan 5774 – June 3, 2014
Inspiring thoughts about memory, completing tasks, marketing, and anorexia.

Inside the Presidents’ Conference and the J Street Vote

2 Sivan 5774 – May 30, 2014
This vote was not about the Conference. This was about J Street; the vote was not even close.

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