Government workers need to surmount their timidity and apply normal procedures even to those wearing full-body covers.
Despite the admissions and the remorse, Jonathan continues to remain in jail for a period of time unparalleled in its harshness.
Israel must respond to its Western neighbor's recognition of Palestinian statehood.
Coalition talks are mixing in Purim traditions to produce the obvious candidates.
Purim is a good opportunity to speak with our teenagers about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse.
He has never before uttered these words…at least not with a video camera present: “I will not debate an Israeli.”
If, God forbid, the Lapid-Bennett axis succeeds in forcing itself on Netanyahu "as is," we will have created the most formidable enemy of the settlements since the time of Yossi Sarid and Yossi Beilin.
The late Israeli Supreme Court judge Menachem Elon, was a pioneer of Jewish and Israeli law.
Israel – the land and the nation – lost a giant earlier this month with the passing of Justice Menachem Elon, a monumental talmid chacham who served on the Israeli Supreme Court from 1977-1993, and as its deputy president from 1988-93, bringing a deep Torah viewpoint to the highest tiers of the Israeli judiciary.
There is always some tension surrounding Super Bowl Sunday as one decides whether to watch the big game with friends or go it alone. I have a friend who makes a compromise. He watches the first half with friends – or, as he explains, “the novices,” those who aren’t “real” fans – but the second half, generally the more intense part of the game, he watches alone.
I have two homes. My first home is Connecticut, a place of rustling oaks and sprawling backyards. My second home is Israel.
The election or the demise of a pope is always an event of enormous public interest that resonates well beyond the Catholic world. This was certainly the case when the newswires flashed their bulletin that Pope Benedict XVI had taken the unprecedented step of resigning because of age and ill health, becoming the first pontiff in more than six centuries to do so.
If Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga were to be elected pope, much of the good work done by recent popes in building bridges between the Catholic Church and the Jews would be endangered.
Indicative of the national mood, the French are the world's largest consumers of anti-depressants.
The Right is complacent, perhaps because everyone is busy with the Herculean task of assembling the next governing coalition.
If the Mullahs can simply buy a usable and tested bomb design from North Korea, they could transform their status into a nuclear weapons state overnight.
What happened at Brooklyn College demonstrates the wisdom of keeping academic departments from sponsoring non-academic hate fests, such as the BDS event.
You are the mother of a me’agen – a young man who has turned his wife into an agunah. Sometimes a person in your situation can get so caught up in defending her position or her son's position that she fails to realize there is no longer a battle.
Many think the World Economic Forum is like a meeting of the United Nations, where politicians and other decision makers meet to speak. Not many know that the WEF, launched as a not-for-profit organization in 1971 by Klaus and Hilde Schwab, is something completely different: a place where people come to listen.
Whether it emanates from world leaders or media reports, there is a barrage of public opinion chastising Israel for policies that supposedly impede the path to peace in the Middle East.