The Orthodox Caucus seeks to work on situations that exist in the Orthodox community that have not been dealt with adequately - and remedy them.
For those areas that remain adjacent to Israel, minefields and antipersonnel devices are both cheaper and more effective than a fence.
Lincoln's words still ring with biblical fervor, yet many Americans turn the joyful solemnity of Thanksgiving into a childish sort of Turkey Day.
It was some irony that U.S. troops were searching in their sands for the dross of humanity; and mother of all ironies that they, too, like the man in the Midrash, had to sift that dirt ever so carefully to find the goods intact.
The biggest punch in the anti-Carter effort was delivered even before the presidential campaign got into full swing.
When Jacob's sons Shimon and Levi butchered all the menfolk of Shechem, their father was terribly concerned that the vengeance would endanger him and his nation among the Canaanites.
I do not want to get shot at. I do not want to chase after terrorists through tunnels and alleyways throughout the Kasbah.
My fingerprints are visible in every facet of daily living, in science and technology and medicine.
No longer would I have my choice of dozens of shiurim each week at tens of locations, morning, noon, and evening. If I desired such a class I would have to attend the one that I was going to give.
The sun did not shine.It was too wet to play.So they sat in GenevaWith murderers all day.
By returning to my childhood and investing more in toothpaste and less in candy, I could now boast uninterrupted rows of healthy white teeth.
Recently Sharon engineered the most devious tactic yet to disrupt the peace process. He proposed expelling Arafat from Ramallah.
The traditional Jewish model is one in which younger children, at least, are raised and nurtured primarily by their mothers.
Earlier this month, two synagogues in Turkey were blasted on a Shabbat morning, at a time when these peaceful and holy places of worship were fully occupied.
Even when the news broke of a double suicide bombing, targeting British interests in Turkey, the majority seemed unable to condemn Islamic violence.
If you have a lot of money, people will never say you're crazy. Only poor people are crazy.
But as those in attendance soon discovered the problem with honoring such people is that there may be a good reason why they've never dipped into their fat wallets to help poor Jews or to defend the Jewish state: They don't really care very much about us.
American leaders of both parties for half a century have agreed that Israel's right to exist is not a negotiating position, is not an issue to be haggled over at anything misleading called a "peace conference."
How can it be that El Al uses part of our airfare to fund their domestic partnership programs for homosexual crew members with not a word on the subject from our organizations?
The question beckons, how would Syria use the Golan Heights if it had them back?
But once these barriers are broken, Jewish politicians and others who trade on their shaky genetic ties with the Jewish people need to remember that they're on their own. And that is a lesson that some of us often forget.
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.