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New Director Ushers In New Era For Orthodox Caucus

The Orthodox Caucus seeks to work on situations that exist in the Orthodox community that have not been dealt with adequately - and remedy them.

Israel’s Security Fence Symbolizes Defeat

For those areas that remain adjacent to Israel, minefields and antipersonnel devices are both cheaper and more effective than a fence.

Thanksgiving And Chanukah

Lincoln's words still ring with biblical fervor, yet many Americans turn the joyful solemnity of Thanksgiving into a childish sort of Turkey Day.

Finding Saddam – In More Places Than One

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.

Fighting Carter: Memories Of 1980

The biggest punch in the anti-Carter effort was delivered even before the presidential campaign got into full swing.

The Derelict From Tikrit

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.

Doubts About Doing My IDF Reserve Duty

I do not want to get shot at. I do not want to chase after terrorists through tunnels and alleyways throughout the Kasbah.

The Contempt Is Mutual

My fingerprints are visible in every facet of daily living, in science and technology and medicine.

We’re Not In Brooklyn Anymore

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 Brat With No Hat (With apologies to Dr. Seuss, wherever he may be)

The sun did not shine.It was too wet to play.So they sat in GenevaWith murderers all day.

Palestinians Have Right Aspiration, Wrong Destination

By returning to my childhood and investing more in toothpaste and less in candy, I could now boast uninterrupted rows of healthy white teeth.

Sharon – There He Goes Again

Recently Sharon engineered the most devious tactic yet to disrupt the peace process. He proposed expelling Arafat from Ramallah.

Who’s Raising Our Children?

The traditional Jewish model is one in which younger children, at least, are raised and nurtured primarily by their mothers.

A Time To Hate

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.

British Left Shows Bush Its Ugly Face

Even when the news broke of a double suicide bombing, targeting British interests in Turkey, the majority seemed unable to condemn Islamic violence.

The Sorry Tale Of Soros

If you have a lot of money, people will never say you're crazy. Only poor people are crazy.

Don’t Take Money From An Opinionated Ignoramus

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.

Lerner And West, Blind To The Truth

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."

Defiling The Courtyard Of The King

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?

Hold On To The Golan

The question beckons, how would Syria use the Golan Heights if it had them back?

Say No To Tribal Solidarity In Politics

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.

Debunking The Myth Of Yitzhak Rabin

On the anniversary of his death, it is now more necessary than ever to explode the myth of Yitzhak Rabin.

Is Richard Joel Still ‘Proud’ Of Chaim Seidler-Feller?

Why would a Hillel rabbi be promoting such a person, encouraging Jewish students to feel sympathetically toward him?

IAF: I’ll Always Fly

Nothing, say the nations of the world. Nothing - other than more negotiating, more talking.

The Day Israel Abandoned Appeasement

The new head of state in Israel took office some time after his mentor was assassinated.

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