On the anniversary of his death, it is now more necessary than ever to explode the myth of Yitzhak Rabin.
Why would a Hillel rabbi be promoting such a person, encouraging Jewish students to feel sympathetically toward him?
Nothing, say the nations of the world. Nothing - other than more negotiating, more talking.
The new head of state in Israel took office some time after his mentor was assassinated.
It's simply taken for granted that this is the only appropriate way for dates to transpire. How this baseless dogma ever took root among the am segula is a mystery to me.
A dignified old man, wrapped in a talit, smiled sadly and motioned to him to follow. He didn't know why, but he obeyed. Was it curiosity? Or fear?
The increasing Muslim immigration to Europe and America raises concerns that some of the new arrivals will bring with them the culture of anti-Semitism so prevalent in their home countries.
Criticism of Mahathir's deranged ideas was surprisingly mild throughout the Western community.
I recently had the opportunity to interview Shlomo Ben Ami, Israel's foreign ministerduring the Barak administration.
The modern-day Left has developed and articulated this technique as a branch of the communication sciences.
Despite the continued reporting of atrocities during the cease-fire and the motive to destroy villages in the path of oil expansion in the Eastern Upper Nile, the Civilian Protection Monitoring Team neglected to interview key witnesses who were readily available.
Although on an intellectual level I knew there was a huge Muslim presence on campuses across North America, I wasn't prepared emotionally for the malevolence that Jewish students must confront on a daily basis.
Yet another nail was banged last week into the coffin of Israeli democracy.
A propaganda campaign was begun, claiming that the small country had committed 'war crimes' and violated international law.
In modern times, from the McCarthy hearings to the trial of O.J. Simpson, we've been reminded of the wounding power of words. Because of this, the two of us are very careful with the words we use, particularly words like "traitor" and "hypocrite."
Israel's political system is, in many ways, as liberal as the European liberal democracies and has, despite years of terrorism, managed to remain intact.
If Israel is ever destroyed, Yossi Beilin will have more than his fair share of responsibilityfor it, second only to Shimon Peres himself.
I've seen Hollywood marches - and almost without exception the organizers and most of the participants are Jewish - to save the whales, the trees, and the ferrets.
America has created ditches barbed wire fences electronic devices instituted patrols border crossing stop-points and utilized guard dogs - all intended to keep undesirable people and products out of the country.
I see the illuminated walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and I think of King David following G-d's instructions to establish this ironically named 'City of Peace' as the capital of the Jewish people.
It is time for us in the Diaspora - who perhaps with the advantage of physical distance from events in the Middle East can look with more objectivity at the current situation - to demand of the leaders of the State of Israel that they stand by the principle of Never Again! that was uttered so forcefully in the wake of the Holocaust.
Ironically, Lieberman, who is attempting to move up on the ticket this time and become the first Jewish president, isn't the only Democrat candidate with Jewish roots.
"Here lies a man and here a child...and there a mother and here her daughter...and here... and there... All ages, both genders. Thousands of mounds, fresh and raw. Ignore them. They would have been spared had they only harkened to your warnings, my faithful servant Shimon."
The Arab and Muslim nations of the world must . . . come to accept not only Israel's continued existence as a fact but also its right to exist as a Jewish state in safety and security.
When it came time for audience Q&A, Albright was blessed with one big, fat softball cream-puff question after another