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Torture

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
I suspect the survival of torture for so long owes as much to the Church as to human nature.

This Ain’t Torah

3 Elul 5773 – August 8, 2013
The Rabbi Motti Elon scandal has to do with much more than just a fallen sage or the plague of sexual abuse by the rich and famous.

If He Is Released, I Will No Longer Be Able to Live

With your decision to release the murderer you spit on the graves of my mother and my brother.

Definition of Insanity: Failed Negotiators Trying Yet Again

Like Erekat, Indyk has been a major player in the peace industry since the early 1990s, and he also can point to zero achievements in bringing peace and prosperity to our region.

What Does It Mean to Be Jewish?

Divine affirmation is the foundation of Judaism. Everything else comes after.

Prisoner Release Highlights Erosion of Israel’s Will

In this morally unjust, tactically unwise, strategically harmful, militarily hazardous and life-endangering unilateral concession, we see the erosion of Israeli will.

Why this Christian Supports Israel

The people of Israel love what we Americans love and honor what we Americans honor. Israel is built on the rule of law. Its Declaration of Independence is modeled after ours. We are joined at the heart.

Judeana Jones and the Fifth Question

The Taliban is all too willing to obliterate anything attesting to ancient Jewish life and culture.

Living Respectfully among Non-Jews: an Open Letter to Jewish Parents

2 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
Across Europe, the lid has come off the demons repressed for a few decades after the Holocaust.

Britain: Muslim Prison Population Up 200%

30 Av 5773 – August 6, 2013
"If we deal with him one time, with violence, and show him what time it is, he will never disrespect our religion again ... For Muslims, you'd say it's good, but for non-Muslims, it's very, very bad."

Chief Rabbis & Politics

30 Av 5773 – August 5, 2013
But surely, you will say, Judaism requires one to respect one’s religious leaders. In theory this is so.

Zechut Avot : An Eternal Birthright

The first time was many years ago. I had just concluded explanations about Yeshivat Knesset Yisrael” which arrived in Hebron from Slobodka, in Lithuania...

Will Hezbollah Terrorism Save Israel from Delusional Peace with PA?

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatens the US-led "peace talks," saying he will back “Palestine resistance” to ensure that all of the Land of Israel will not remain in Jewish hands.

Latma to Close because of Failure on the Right?

27 Av 5773 – August 2, 2013
If Latma is allowed to close, it will be a distinct failure of the Jewish Right to put their money where their mouth is.

A Call to Action: Shut Down the Claims Conference

26 Av 5773 – August 1, 2013
After helping themselves to large salaries and allowing fraud to persist under their noses for over a decade, the Claims Conference is too broke to serve the survivors.

Nothing ‘Reasonable’ about Mideast Divide

Since a majority of Palestinians cannot envision mutual recognition even after all issues are resolved and they get a state, they see it as merely a pause before the conflict would begin anew.

The Betrayal of Anthony Weiner?

25 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
History shows that people who become inconvenient to the Clintons, even close friends like Webb Hubbell, do not have happy endings.

Iran: Can Rouhani Deliver?

Rouhani's campaign symbol was a giant golden key that symbolized his ability to open locked doors, but now he may find it difficult to deliver on his promise.

No Rules, No Red Lines, all of Israel Is Up for Grabs

24 Av 5773 – July 30, 2013
Everything is up for grabs. Beginning with Hebron, Beit El, and Elon Moreh, onwards to Jerusalem and finally, Tel Aviv, Beer Sheva and Haifa.

It’s Time to Impose the Death Penalty

Alas, it appears the Benjamin Netanyahu government has lower regard for the sanctity of Jewish life than do the terrorists.

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