Having destroyed their economy by choosing war over peace time and time again - and having now, by voting for Hamas, isolated themselves from an international community eager to help - Palestinians still turn to the world with their hands out, pleading for assistance.
There was a predictably solemn note to Begin's words of welcome as he recalled the Six Million who had perished and the undaunted valor of the fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto.
France was once a great nation.
Shortly before the Palestinian parliamentary elections, Israel Prison Service head Yaakov Ganot approved a series of television interviews in which Barghouti dropped incendiary lines like "I support the Palestinian intifada and Palestinian resistance." The word "remorse" seems not to be in his lexicon.
Wallach herself only narrowly survived. She told her husband, Natan, that they had to somehow get out.
Here are three reasons why liberal Jewish attacks on the sleeping giant of American religious conservatism are ill-advised.
Spring is here, and with it the disappearance of that most exotic of species, the winter fur coat.
Americans are familiar with campus characters such as Ward Churchill and Noam Chomsky who misuse their positions in academia to disseminate anti-American hate and propaganda from the university podium, often in the guise of scholarship.
Only after she had locked her door and drawn the curtains did Ms. Gabriel allow herself to begin to tremble.
It is naked, open, venomous, and violent to the point of being murderous.
But even from this distance, there's no doubting there was one issue on which the voters really did send a message: the economy.
One plausible explanation for this rigid evolutionary monotheism, though I think an incorrect one, is a fear that the children might come to believe in Creationism.
One might expect this agony to follow on a crushing battlefield loss, but since 1945 that has usually not been the case.
There must be a reliable database for employers to determine who is authorized to work - i.e., a better developed and protected Social Security number, eliminating the multiplicity of documents now allowed and easily falsified.
In a tightrope-walking statement, Bloomberg said, "I certainly don't agree" with the imam's view, "but the issue here is not do I agree with him, but does he have a right to say what he wants to say. At the same time, we have an obligation to ensure that city employees do not falsely represent their political statement as the official position of their agency."
Whatever the flashpoint, it is inexcusable for mobs of teens to set bonfires and descend on a police cruiser, breaking windows and threatening officers inside.
Pharaoh surmised that the way to entrap the Israelites was to play upon their desire for acceptance.
Having survived the Knesset elections with all of the uncertainty that all elections provide for the so-called winners and losers, perhaps it is time to take a cursory look at the democratic process of elections from a perspective of Jewish history.
Perhaps he does have the right to say anything he pleases as a citizen; perhaps his loss of this right might also endanger us all.
"This is one of the most embarrassing lies to have emerged from Camp David," says Barak.
Since its founding more than 100 years ago, RIETS has ordained more than 2,700 rabbis.
When I was a boy of about eight, I remember feeling helpless to bring my fighting parents closer together, and then seeing a vision of myself, running from home to home, rescuing those who could still be saved.
Was the Israeli raid on the Jericho prison last week necessary and justified? Absolutely.
It was along this line of thought that the Algerians started their war against civilians - without mercy, without quarter.
The only problem is that the humanitarian group that will receive the lion's share of the aid is one of the most thoroughly politicized and terrorist-infiltrated organizations in the world.