I suspect the survival of torture for so long owes as much to the Church as to human nature.
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.
With your decision to release the murderer you spit on the graves of my mother and my brother.
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.
Divine affirmation is the foundation of Judaism. Everything else comes after.
In this morally unjust, tactically unwise, strategically harmful, militarily hazardous and life-endangering unilateral concession, we see the erosion of Israeli will.
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.
The Taliban is all too willing to obliterate anything attesting to ancient Jewish life and culture.
Across Europe, the lid has come off the demons repressed for a few decades after the Holocaust.
"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."
But surely, you will say, Judaism requires one to respect one’s religious leaders. In theory this is so.
The first time was many years ago. I had just concluded explanations about Yeshivat Knesset Yisrael” which arrived in Hebron from Slobodka, in Lithuania...
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.
If Latma is allowed to close, it will be a distinct failure of the Jewish Right to put their money where their mouth is.
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.
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.
History shows that people who become inconvenient to the Clintons, even close friends like Webb Hubbell, do not have happy endings.
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.
Everything is up for grabs. Beginning with Hebron, Beit El, and Elon Moreh, onwards to Jerusalem and finally, Tel Aviv, Beer Sheva and Haifa.
Alas, it appears the Benjamin Netanyahu government has lower regard for the sanctity of Jewish life than do the terrorists.