The knee-jerk response from much of the Jewish world has been outrage at the ZOA.
The Bush administration has promised Israel that it will not recognize any Palestinian government in which Hamas participates.
The Times editors hint at another rationale for continued engagement and financing of the Palestinians; an expectation that having to govern could well oblige Hamas to moderate its terror.
It is unclear why the FBI decided to go after AIPAC officials.
A Jew who participates in the suffering of his nation and its fate, but does not join in its destiny, which is expressed in a life of Torah and mitzvot, destroys the essence of Judaism and injures his own uniqueness.
Rabbi Nachman's "Tale of the Master of Prayer" describes a royal court that includes a bard, or melitz in Hebrew, who is a master poet and orator.
These polls over five years clearly indicate that Palestinians do not accept Israel and are not ready for peace with the Jewish state.
The morality of avoiding Palestinian civilian casualties may be unquestionable, but the failure to protect Israel's citizens is downright unconscionable.
What could 250 neighbors, friends and supporters - men, women and children - do against their own soldiers and police?
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.
The mainstream media have long sought to demonize Jewish settlers in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, painting them as violent destructive bullies.
There's no polite way to say this: If you think even for a moment that the court will take what you say at face value and give you everything you ask for, you're as big a fool as a moth heading straight toward a burning light bulb.
There can be no room for doubt. The need to conduct a military strike against Iran's nuclear program increases with each passing day.
While serving as rabbi at Oxford University, I befriended a young African-American Rhodes scholar by the name of Cory Booker who became like a brother to me.
"This is not a documentary, and nobody's pretending it is," Foxman responded in a line straight out of the film's public-relations playbook.
Were the U.S. to actually propose taking military action against Iran, the Left would be up in arms (figuratively speaking, of course).
The most important reason to sign a prenup is that such agreements will not succeed in wiping out the plague of aginut until and unless they become standard practice.
With today's media, taking sides instead of reporting is usual.
"What the FBI apparently didn't realize was that Rifkin was a refugee from the Russians, not an agent of the Russians," says Jack Yampolsky, a retired Philadelphia accountant whose parents, Louis and Betty, were leaders of the Bergson group's local chapter.
I was interested in Jewish identity in whatever form it took.
We are at war. There is a balance to be struck between protecting the security of the country and the personal privacy of individuals.
What was Rotberg's crime? First, he did not demonize Israel. Second, he did not choose a "neutral" position, somewhere between Hamas's and that of the settlers ejected from Gaza.
As such Lieberman is an icon not just of American Jewish achievement but as a "martyr" of what many bitter Democratic partisans still claim was a "stolen election."
Archeologists in Poland have just discovered an amazing document, uncovered from beneath rubble left over in what was once the Warsaw Ghetto:
Calls for Israel's destruction are nothing new in the Middle East, but Bolton refused to ignore the repeated calls in recent weeks by the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, something which he says has "drawn almost no attention" at the UN.