Orthodoxy should celebrate the instinctive liberalism of non-Orthodox Jews as a profound religious fulfillment of their human and Jewish nature without endorsing the policies of American liberalism
The sounds of the shofar bring us back to our encounter with our Creator and with ourselves. And they are the sounds that remind us of our holiness and our spiritual goals.
Some on the left have become confused, absorbing the false Arab narrative about "Palestinian lands," though never in history has there existed either a Palestinian people or an Arab Palestinian state
FIFA’s recognition of teams has never been understood as taking any position on the status of the territory where the team plays
It might be one of the few things on which Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree: President Obama was wrong Friday when he vetoed the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act."
The Obama administration has taken a policy of accommodation towards the Baghdad government that has reaped negative consequences, thereby fostering ISIS
Conservative principals-- limited government, individual responsibility, and traditional morals--are all deeply rooted in Jewish tradition and served as inspiration for the US 'Founding Fathers'
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace must take a stance, and clearly and utterly distancing itself from their VP’s statements against Israel, made in support of BDS.
The Hamas bombing in Jerusalem which killed four, is remembered by residents of San Francisco because it shattered one of the city’s most prominent Jewish families.
At the same time that MK Livni condemns those who seek to convict her and other Israeli officials while abroad — she does the exact opposite in Israel.
Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem by Arabs? How on Earth could Bibi make such a pernicious accusation? Perhaps, because it’s already happened back in 1948 when the Jordanians "purged" the Old City of JEWS
People resort to drugs, including alcohol, for a variety of reasons, among them a simplistic or reflexive approach to coping with pain, an attempt to hide anxieties, or for random recreational reasons
Certainly, even someone in a spiritual coma on Rosh Hashanah can be awakened by the sound of the shofar.
We Jews are a people of many voices but we are one family, wanting only to live in peace and to be friend and ally to those who accept us and to help make the world a better place.
The course reading materials do not even attempt to present contrary readings and source material from historians and other scholars who do not condemn Zionism.
What I am calling the "Movement for Jewish Freedom" is an attempt to reengage Zionism as a political movement grounded in solidarity with other groups who share common interests.
Painting Israel as tarnished by racism, especially when done by so-called Jewish leaders, alienates young American Jews who care strongly about racial justice.
“I want to say to all the people of Samaria that they are beloved by the American people, and we believe that Judea and Samaria are not the ‘West Bank’ but part of the state of Israel”
Throughout her speech on anti-Semitism, whenever Powers described attacks on Jews, she never mentioned that the perpetrators were virtually always Muslims.
For decades as a journalist Fallaci's worldview was decidedly left wing and shot through with an abiding cynicism toward the US, but her thinking underwent a swift evolution with the rise of jihadism.
Greenblatt re-positioning the ADL from a centrist position for pro-Israel activism to one openly opposing the democratically-elected government of Israel is a sea change of enormous importance.
Students seeking an "Open Hillel" want to use the organization in their quest to separate Jews from identifying with Israel - at least an Israel with a Jewish soul.
With so much power residing in one individual, a president’s health, let alone illness, is no small matter.
Many Swedes are in shock after the Swedish opposition leader Anna Kinberg Batra so offended Israel during her recent four-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Since the Twin Towers collapsed, the modern nation state has been collapsing, as well. The values built by the nation-states are not capable of dealing with the challenge of Islam.