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Why Did God Put Us Here?

It is easy to go through the motions of our days, weeks, months and years and not ask ourselves, “What is it that God wants from me?”

The Muslim Brotherhood Headed for a Blow-up

Opposition movements usually get public support and encouragement from the masses because they challenge a corrupt and oppressive regime. This public support is what...

Palestinians: ‘No Jews Allowed!’

Originally published at the Gatestone Institute. The next time U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits Ramallah, will he actually violate U.S. law to make...

How the U.S. Benefits from its Alliance with Israel

Israel’s cooperation with U.S. companies on information technology has been crucial to their success.

Alice Walker’s New Anti-Semitic Lows

Her latest book, The Cushion in the Road, is replete with an abundance of anti-Jewish rhetoric.

Are Christian Invocations Constitutional?

The inauguration of an American president has, since 1937, always begun with an invocation by a clergyman

The Most Misquoted Verse in the Bible

And what if I'm self loathing and depressed, and constantly contemplating suicide? Should I then kill my neighbor?

Islamic Cannibalism

The clever plans of the ayatollahs, who, it is well known, have the capabilities and are divinely inspired to plot the fate of the world, are nevertheless going awry.

US in Afghanistan: Of Course We Negotiate with Terrorists

The announcement of talks with the Taliban coincided with a rocket attack by the Taliban on the U.S. air base at Bagram, in which four of our servicemen were killed.

Lebanon’s Anti-Palestinian Apartheid Laws

Although Palestinians have lived in Lebanon for more than six decades, they are still treated as foreigners when it comes to obtaining a work permit

Rape, the Agunah Problem, and Bernard Jackson

Modern Orthodoxy has tried valiantly to deal with the issue through prenuptial, but the Haredi world has refused to make any concessions.

Rouhani and Iranian Deceit

The West is not acquainted with Shi'ite culture and is not aware of the deep motives that drive Iran.

Roger Cohen Praises AJC’s Harris Attack on Bennett

Every once in a while, you can glean from the Chutzpah an entire world view.

Why Do We Let Abortions Become a ‘Leftist’ Issue?

In considering the rights of the unborn child versus the mother's, Jewish law sides with the viable life—mother, against the potential life—fetus.

Modern Orthodoxy’s Welcome Alternative

Many of the talented and motivated individuals who leave the Haredi world could choose Modern Orthodoxy, but they don't.

When Helen Keller Confronted The Nazis

The outcry around the world against Nazi book burning included a moving letter from Helen Keller.

When a Meeting Is an Endorsement

There is no other candidate running for mayor who supports our community’s values as Salgado does.

And the Winner is… Iran’s Nuclear Program

Making Rouhani the president was a brilliant strategic move for Khamene'i.

They Voted for a Moderate – Now What?

The 686 men who expressed their desire to run in Iran's presidential election were whittled down to 8.

Pills and Religion

Every American child seems to be on Ritalin and Israelis are imitating them.

Is Rohani a Moderate Game-Changer or a Diversion?

Rohani’s election positions the regime to cater – superficially – to reform-minded voters in Iran, while improving Iran’s prospects in international negotiations.

Mahmoud Abbas and the 120 Old Men

The top Israeli advocate for letting the terrorists out of jail is none other than Shimon Peres.

A Jewish Democracy in Eretz Israel, without Panic and Outside the Box

The "Community Democracy" model meets all the criteria of the liberal democratic outlook, but it is based on the Jewish heritage and the Torah.

Buses on Shabbat: What Would Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch Say?

"The Lord conferred statehood upon His people so that they might defend the enforcement of justice and preserve the truth contained in our Law as handed down by transmission."

The ‘Arab Spring’ Culminating in a Bloody ‘Sushi’

With Iran and Hezbollah openly supporting the anti-Sunni side in Syria, the battle lines have been redrawn, this time according to ancient and familiar traditions.

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