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The Sounds Of The Shofar

26 Elul 5776 – September 29, 2016
The sounds of the shofar bring us back to our encounter with our Creator and with ourselves. And they are the sounds that remind us of our holiness and our spiritual goals.

There Are No Palestinian Lands

25 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
Some on the left have become confused, absorbing the false Arab narrative about "Palestinian lands," though never in history has there existed either a Palestinian people or an Arab Palestinian state

The Palestinians’ Unsporting and Illegal ‘Football War’ Against Israel

FIFA’s recognition of teams has never been understood as taking any position on the status of the territory where the team plays

CAIR’s Awad: Anti-Terror JASTA Bill Part of “War on Islam”

25 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
It might be one of the few things on which Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree: President Obama was wrong Friday when he vetoed the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act."

How the Next President Can Defeat ISIS

The Obama administration has taken a policy of accommodation towards the Baghdad government that has reaped negative consequences, thereby fostering ISIS

Why I Am A Political Conservative

Conservative principals-- limited government, individual responsibility, and traditional morals--are all deeply rooted in Jewish tradition and served as inspiration for the US 'Founding Fathers'

Does The Carnegie Endowment for Peace Support BDS?

23 Elul 5776 – September 26, 2016
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace must take a stance, and clearly and utterly distancing itself from their VP’s statements against Israel, made in support of BDS.

Remembering Joan Davenny While a University Honors Her Killers

23 Elul 5776 – September 25, 2016
The Hamas bombing in Jerusalem which killed four, is remembered by residents of San Francisco because it shattered one of the city’s most prominent Jewish families.

Mrs. Tzipi, MK Livni and the Demonization of Israel

At the same time that MK Livni condemns those who seek to convict her and other Israeli officials while abroad — she does the exact opposite in Israel.

Ethnic Cleansing? What Will Israel’s Prime Minister Think Up Next?

Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem by Arabs? How on Earth could Bibi make such a pernicious accusation? Perhaps, because it’s already happened back in 1948 when the Jordanians "purged" the Old City of JEWS

Opioids, Suicide, And Accidental Overdose

20 Elul 5776 – September 23, 2016
People resort to drugs, including alcohol, for a variety of reasons, among them a simplistic or reflexive approach to coping with pain, an attempt to hide anxieties, or for random recreational reasons

High Holiday Blend

Certainly, even someone in a spiritual coma on Rosh Hashanah can be awakened by the sound of the shofar.

We The Jewish People

19 Elul 5776 – September 22, 2016
We Jews are a people of many voices but we are one family, wanting only to live in peace and to be friend and ally to those who accept us and to help make the world a better place.

ZOA Condemns UC Berkeley Course on Dismantling Israel

19 Elul 5776 – September 21, 2016
The course reading materials do not even attempt to present contrary readings and source material from historians and other scholars who do not condemn Zionism.

The Movement for Jewish Freedom

17 Elul 5776 – September 20, 2016
What I am calling the "Movement for Jewish Freedom" is an attempt to reengage Zionism as a political movement grounded in solidarity with other groups who share common interests.

Accusing Israel Of Racism Will Backfire On Us All

15 Elul 5776 – September 18, 2016
Painting Israel as tarnished by racism, especially when done by so-called Jewish leaders, alienates young American Jews who care strongly about racial justice.

Congressmen: Judea and Samaria are Not the ‘West Bank’ But Part of Israel

13 Elul 5776 – September 16, 2016
“I want to say to all the people of Samaria that they are beloved by the American people, and we believe that Judea and Samaria are not the ‘West Bank’ but part of the state of Israel”

What Ambassador Power Left Out Of Her Anti-Semitism Speech

Throughout her speech on anti-Semitism, whenever Powers described attacks on Jews, she never mentioned that the perpetrators were virtually always Muslims.

Oriana Fallaci And The Suicide Of The West

13 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
For decades as a journalist Fallaci's worldview was decidedly left wing and shot through with an abiding cynicism toward the US, but her thinking underwent a swift evolution with the rise of jihadism.

The ADL Takes Sides AGAINST Israel

Greenblatt re-positioning the ADL from a centrist position for pro-Israel activism to one openly opposing the democratically-elected government of Israel is a sea change of enormous importance.

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