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Never Fear Being Hated

19 Iyyar 5766 – May 17, 2006
Mendy, today is your bar mitzvah. As your father, I want to help inspire you on this momentous occasion with words that I hope will stay with you forever.

Respect For All

Though the worship of God and our underlying relationship with Him are implicit in this text, the stress is on our relationship with people.

In The Image Of God

What should our behavior be toward non-Jews? As my rebbe, Rabbi Aaron Soloveichik, zt"l, wrote in his book Logic of the Heart, Logic of the Mind, the concept of kavod habriyos, the dignity of Man, is a halachic imperative that constitutes the basis of human rights, and the basis of all civilized jurisprudence.

Ya’alon: We Need Churchills, Not Chamberlains

Ya'alon believes Israel started to win the war against the PA by methodically cutting down the terrorists and taking the war to them, but then lost many of the gains it had made.

I Give Up On Israel

As a journalist I found that Israel was the only country in the Middle East that respected the free press.

Arab Population Forecasts Are Wrong

13 Iyyar 5766 – May 10, 2006
After rising slightly to a record 41,400 births in 2003, the number of Israeli Arab births fell in 2004 for the first time, back to 40,800.

Terrorism Without “Occupation”: Some Lessons From The Early Arab Pogroms

The Bash-Israel media and the Arab terrorist amen chorus have been repeating for so many years that Palestinian terrorism and barbarism are caused by Israeli "occupation" that few are still capable of examining that "theory" critically.

Brandeis University: Useful Idiot Of Global Jihad?

The bitter irony is that Brandeis President Jehuda Reinharz and the others responsible for hiring Shikaki and honoring Kushner, as well as the protestors at the University last Thursday, no doubt believe that all this demonstrates their commitment to justice.

Chizuk From A Gravesite Visit

I must confess that being at Kalev's grave was one of the more moving moments in my life.

Hamas’s Inevitable Israeli Apologists

If the past is any guide, Israeli voices both calling for talks with Hamas and blaming Israel for the absence of progress toward peace will grow more numerous and shrill.

Da’as Yachid: Reflections Of A Single

6 Iyyar 5766 – May 3, 2006
In other words, whatever a single feels is the wrong way for him to feel, and is possibly even The Reason why he is not yet married.

The Limits Of Sympathy

Having destroyed their economy by choosing war over peace time and time again - and having now, by voting for Hamas, isolated themselves from an international community eager to help - Palestinians still turn to the world with their hands out, pleading for assistance.

Menachem Begin And The Germans

There was a predictably solemn note to Begin's words of welcome as he recalled the Six Million who had perished and the undaunted valor of the fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto.

Le Bouffon Grandiose

France was once a great nation.

Keep Barghouti Locked Up

29 Nisan 5766 – April 26, 2006
Shortly before the Palestinian parliamentary elections, Israel Prison Service head Yaakov Ganot approved a series of television interviews in which Barghouti dropped incendiary lines like "I support the Palestinian intifada and Palestinian resistance." The word "remorse" seems not to be in his lexicon.

Finding Connections

Wallach herself only narrowly survived. She told her husband, Natan, that they had to somehow get out.

Liberal Jews Invite Backlash From Conservative Christians

Here are three reasons why liberal Jewish attacks on the sleeping giant of American religious conservatism are ill-advised.

The Fur Coats Of Englewood

Spring is here, and with it the disappearance of that most exotic of species, the winter fur coat.

Tel Aviv University’s Guru Of Capitulation

Americans are familiar with campus characters such as Ward Churchill and Noam Chomsky who misuse their positions in academia to disseminate anti-American hate and propaganda from the university podium, often in the guise of scholarship.

Free Speech Must Triumph Over Politically Hostile Environments

22 Nisan 5766 – April 19, 2006
Only after she had locked her door and drawn the curtains did Ms. Gabriel allow herself to begin to tremble.

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