How did we come to embrace rejectionist labels and sound-bite government?
The argument for releasing Barghouti is that he is a moderate who favors a peaceful solution.
This pragmatic attitude stands in stark contrast with contemporaneous views in both Europe and the Islamic world.
This eternal power of life has kept us going through many generations of trials and tribulations, both in our homeland and in exile.
Every time Israel loosens its grip, there follows a deadly act of terror.
Those who argue that it is immoral to occupy another people and suppress their national aspirations fail to understand that in principle this form of liberal egalitarianism sounds nice; in the context of terrorism it is lethal.
I agree that the best way to oppose free hate speech is with free true speech.
There are rabbinic decisors of stature who disagree with this stringent stance, relying on an attested and respected opinion recorded by earlier authorities that the water is permissible if the organisms in question are not discernible.
From the way world leaders reacted to the death of Yasir Arafat, you could be forgiven if you had mistakenly believed that Mother Theresa had died.
If the Supreme Court sides with the states on this matter, it may take a while but I suspect all states will eventually amend their constitutions to reflect traditional values.
The frightening details of the chemical and biological stockpiles he actually developed could fill books.
Ariel Sharon's landslide victory over Ehud Barak in February 2001 was widely hailed by the right wing in Israel.
Self-Congratulatory Stupor: Celebrating 350 Years Of Jewish Life Shouldn’t Mean Ignoring Real Problems
Three-and-half centuries isn't much in terms of a people whose history can be traced about 3,000 years further back than the arrival of those 23 Jews in North America.
Clinton's perjury was simply a liar doing what he did best, in front of the American people and America's elected officials.
The proof of the "unadmitted 3 percent" theory can be seen from looking at the late afternoon numbers in the Ohio and Florida exit polls.
Secular Jews never thought a confrontation over the Temple site was worth it. Religious Jews felt that the sheer sacredness of the place rendered it off-limits.
We returned home. People came and people went. But you, Daddy, you never came back.
Just because Arafat will be gone, it doesn't mean the problems will be gone.
How can you not be moved by an absolutely silent congregation of orphans listening intently to the chazan chanting,
America prides itself on extending its civil rights, including that of free speech to racist groups and to their hate speech.