Though he frankly admitted that he expected to make a fortune on his investment, his primary motive was to create a short-term haven for persecuted Jews.
Without the Balfour Declaration, and the British Mandate that was based on it, the name Palestine -- which had been forgotten in the region -- would have continued to be forgotten. Abbas should be saying "Thank You"
It's imperative for Jews always to ask: Am I still safe here? Jews around the world cannot be blind to the reality surrounding us. We cannot ignore the rising heat levels of anti-Semitism
Racism has always existed in America; it is not new in the age of Trump. White racism has actually been on the decline for several years according to FBI reports, and is much less common in the South than liberal northern states like Massachusetts.
NY Times claims: Eilat Was an Egyptian Port, Abbas Accepts a Jewish State, Israel Built no Arab Cities, Palestinian Factions Don't Call for One-State Solution--Flat -earth anyone?
Where is the Arab Tsunami heading? The chaotic intra-Arab roller-coaster may have shifted, temporarily, to a relatively-lower gear, but it is surging on brutally!
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.
A VERY different perspective on Charlottesville.
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
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?
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.
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.