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Accelerating Chaos Within the American Jewish Community

It is precisely at such a turbulent time as the present, when the leadership of American Jewry should assume a stabilizing role, that it seems to be losing control.

Let’s Talk About Sex: Aftermath of Charlottesville

A VERY different perspective on Charlottesville.

INTO THE FRAY: Neo-unilateralism: Futile, Fatal Folly

New calls for unilateral withdrawal are both pernicious—because of the calamitous consequences it will precipitate—and puerile—because of the naïve hope that it will not

Court Case Could Set Ominous Precedent For Shuls And Yeshivas

Did Alana Shultz, the fired program director for the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue suffer “adverse employment action”? Was she fired because she was 19 weeks pregnant at her wedding? What broader impact will this have?

Explaining Trump’s Charlottesville Behavior

Trump's 'nucleolus' (fringe supporters) is governed by rage, hatred, a sense of being wronged, and the loathing of others due to race and national origin. They should be numerically insignificant to a man who secured 63 million votes in November 2016.

UNRWA: Perpetuating “Refugee-ism,” Condemning the Palestinians to Refugee Status Forever

If the goal of a future agreement is to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict once and for all, then UNRWA’s current configuration makes a final peace impossible to achieve.

Data Plan: Who Decides – You Or Your iPhone?

His point is that people cannot merely float, and to swim is to be actively engaged, to willfully employ skill to counter the physics of the water, of their environment.

After Charlottesville, What’s Next?

In 2017 America, the image of Jews quietly sneaking out of synagogue to avoid persecution is, for the moment, appropriately shocking.

Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Problem

Sanders has a very ugly track record vis à vis Israel and the Jewish people and considers Israeli intransigence to be the principal cause of disharmony and violence in the Middle East.

The Palestinians’ “Creativity for Hate”

Most comments posted by Palestinians and other Arabs in response to the joint Palestinian-Israeli camp vilify the Palestinian girls and their families. The postings brand them as traitors, sluts, filthy people who are not ashamed to be seen in the company of Israeli girls. Then there is the barrage of abuse that is not fit for print.

Want Diversity And Tolerance? Stop Demonizing Conservatives

If you think Dennis Prager must be boycotted or believe Morton Klein is as much of a threat to American Jewry as Islamist terrorists, then don’t blame Trump for how bad things have gotten.

City of Graveyards: The Demise of Jewish Newark

It is a story that should serve as the ultimate cautionary tale for any Jewish community tempted to mistake a period of vibrancy for a guarantee of immortality.

The Anti-Semitic Jewish Media

Politicians continue to recite the mantra "Muslims are today's Jews," even though in Europe today Muslims are the tormentors rather than the tormented, and Jews lead the list of victims of public abuse.

Gen. McMaster: Friend Or Foe?

We take a back seat to no one in taking seriously the role a national security adviser plays when it comes to U.S. interests and those of Israel.

President Trump’s Charlottesville Comments

So it was preordained, so to speak, that whatever he said about as electrifying an issue as Charlottesville would be seized upon by resistance members and turned into grist for their mill.

Supreme Court Should Weigh In On Employee’s Right To Observe Passover

According to the petition, although Ms. Abeles seems plainly to have followed agency procedures for requesting time off by fully notifying her supervisor via e-mail, the agency...

The U.S. Army’s Secret WWII Weapon: German Jews – An Interview with Author Bruce...

You want the prisoner to think, "These guys already know a lot about our forces, so what harm is there in me telling them a little bit more?"

The Bernice Chronicles: East Coast Adventures

For Jews in the United States, the 1950s were years of opportunity and challenge.

Is The Torah Against Women’s Pictures?

Print media may publish modest pictures of men and women; they may not publish immodest pictures or pictures of modestly dressed people posed in a provocative manner. The underlying question remains, "Who defines standards of modesty? Who determines what is considered provocative?"

North Korea: The Israeli Connection

"There’s never been a military conflict between Israel and North Korea"Guess again, during the Yom Kippur War of 1973, North Korea sent 20 pilots and 19 non-combat military advisors to Egypt.

The Real Lessons from Charlottesville

A Palestinian who uses his car as a deadly weapon is viewed by his peers and rulers as a hero. Physical violence is officially sanctioned and rewarded. An American who commits violence is demonized by everyone other than a handful of hard-core bigots.

Left Tries To Blame Trump For Charlottesville Terror. Here’s Why They’re Wrong.

Obama wasn’t responsible for Dallas; Sanders wasn’t responsible for the Congressional softball shotting; Trump isn’t responsible for Charlottesville. But they are all responsible for their rhetoric

Is Incitement Behind the Recent Jerusalem Terror Attack?

Counter-terror expert Dr. Nancy Kobrin claims that when the terrorist is a woman, while nationalism and incitement is a factor in their terror attacks it is a secondary reason. The abuse these women experienced in their society is the primary. cause

ZOA’s Klein Agrees to Amb. Friedman’s Request: Listen to Concerns About ZOA Opposition to...

It’s revealing that many extreme anti-Israel, pro-Iran Deal leftists defend McMaster while many who are strongly pro-Israel, anti-Iran Deal criticize him.

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