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.
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.