Conan met a number of Syrians being treated at the hospital, their faces obscured for their own safety. He was amazed at the commitment of Israel and its physicians to patients from an "enemy state"
While Charlottesville has refocused us on neo-Nazis, the growing forces of the anti-Semitic left may be a far more potent contemporary threat
While Israel has been “managing the conflict”, its non-state adversaries have been enhancing their capabilities so dramatically that they now a grave strategic threat
Israel is in this as a fight for her existence, and will not be deterred or limited by the military arrangements of others. Put more bluntly, Russia’s interests in Syria, and effective control of Syrian airspace, will not hold a veto over Israel’s strategic latitude.
Israel has given the United States fair warning that there are limits to what Israel will tolerate in Iranian conduct and the Iranian presence in Syria. Israel's decision to fire from Lebanese air space was also a message—to Iran, Syria, and Lebanon.
When did the Kotel become the holiest Jewish site? Historical evidence suggests that the Temple Mount was actually Judaism's "holy of holies," and that the Kotel's venerated position is a relatively late development with a more prosaic and even non-Jewish origin. Should these facts change the tenor of the debate about the Western Wall's future status?
Arabs claim Silwan as a historically Palestinian Arab neighborhood, yet it was practically empty when the first Yemenite Jews arrived in the 1880s; the Turks and British themselves recognized it as a Jewish neighborhood.
Eishet Chayil mi Y'mtza? "A Woman of Valor, Who can Find HER" when positive images of inspiring Jewish woman (and other female leaders) are forbidden in the haredi media world
The US has endured 25 years of US diplomatic failure, by letting Kim Jong-un's bizarre regime "have America by the throat," subjecting us and our allies to perpetual nuclear extortion. This is not an acceptable state of affairs.
Why not tell European leaders that the Palestinian Authority is still a genocidal terrorist organization? Why not ask them how they can agree to finance in the Middle East what they claim to reject with horror in Europe?
What are Hillel International’s rights and duties — and limits — when it comes to improving Jewish campus life? This question may well be decided at Northeastern University (NEU).
Today it seems strange, but in those days, the 1950s, even rabbis didn’t always go around England with yarmulkes on.