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Fieldston Follies

2 Adar 5766 – March 1, 2006
The sense of the situation the article gave was one of bewilderment; somehow a mistake had occurred, but it was no one's fault. It could happen anywhere.

Israeli Elections

Unlike the two-party American system, in the coming election Israel will be "blessed" with 31 parties.

Port Deal Shows Need For More Discrimination

As to the president knowing what he's doing: Didn't he say he didn't even know about the considerations that went into this decision - or the decision itself - until he heard about the controversy?

Cry, The Beloved Country

25 Shevat 5766 – February 22, 2006
The more we appease them, the weaker we are perceived to be.

The Coming Battle Over Government Aid

Such scruples tend to break down whenever it is possible to get some federal money for what is thought to be a good cause.

Why Amona? A Settler Bares His Soul

Tragically, the overreaction of the police only exacerbated the perception that we settlers are Public Enemy Number One.

Am Yisrael Chai

I felt that if I did nothing else for the rest of my life, if I sat in bed eating bonbons day after day - that I could do so with a total sense of fulfillment.

Islamists Deface Their Glorious Heritage

When I was in fourth grade I was bullied mercilessly by a boy in class.

An Intolerant Creed

18 Shevat 5766 – February 15, 2006
The ancients believed that the earth was the center of the cosmos. We believe that we are.

Hate Uncensored

Today's skinheads of the Left are not confined to the streets; they also enjoy an active media presence.

The Islamization Of The Greens

When Salzman told people she had been secretly expelled from the Green Party's National Women's Caucus and removed from their listserv group, no one responded.

Milestone Year For UK Jews

Although, as has been well-documented, recent years have seen a rise in anti-Semitism in the UK, we who reside here, members of both the older and younger generations, are apt to reflect upon the fact that we are privileged to live in a malchus shel chesed.

B’damayech Chayee: In Your Blood Live

10 Shevat 5766 – February 8, 2006
How can any leadership accept a situation where Jewish citizens need to constantly run for cover into shelters?

A Jihadist At Brandeis?

The knee-jerk response from much of the Jewish world has been outrage at the ZOA.

Seeing Through Hamas’s Fig Leaf

The Bush administration has promised Israel that it will not recognize any Palestinian government in which Hamas participates.

The New York Times Does Hamas

The Times editors hint at another rationale for continued engagement and financing of the Palestinians; an expectation that having to govern could well oblige Hamas to moderate its terror.

AIPAC Case Should Be Wake-Up Call To American Jews

It is unclear why the FBI decided to go after AIPAC officials.

Learning Anew From The Rav

A Jew who participates in the suffering of his nation and its fate, but does not join in its destiny, which is expressed in a life of Torah and mitzvot, destroys the essence of Judaism and injures his own uniqueness.

Rabbi Nachman’s Poetry

18 Tevet 5766 – January 18, 2006
Rabbi Nachman's "Tale of the Master of Prayer" describes a royal court that includes a bard, or melitz in Hebrew, who is a master poet and orator.

Do Palestinians Really Accept Israel’s Right To Exist?

These polls over five years clearly indicate that Palestinians do not accept Israel and are not ready for peace with the Jewish state.

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