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The Apostasy Of The Monsey Fish

A tuna fish caught in the Indian Ocean this week has excited Kenyan Muslims who are flocking here by the hundreds to see a Koranic verse apparently embedded in its scales.

He Changed The Paper That Changed His Name

When reporter Abraham Michael Rosenthal’s byline began appearing in The New York Times back in the 1940’s, the sensitivities of the paper’s owners – German Jews of the fully assimilated “Our Crowd” variety – dictated that he use the initials A.M. in place of his glaringly ethnic first name.

Never Fear Being Hated

Mendy, today is your bar mitzvah. As your father, I want to help inspire you on this momentous occasion with words that I hope will stay with you forever.

Letters To The Editor

Regular Alerts NeededThe Jewish Press is to be commended for its editorial last week urging parents to be proactive in the care of their...

Saving The Jewish State: Constructing The High Ladder Of Israel’s Survival (First Of Two...

"May we be worthy of our role." So ends the author's dedication of The Jewish Revolution (1971) to his son, Aryeh. Scholar, writer and active Zionist, Israel Eldad warned the Jewish people against relying on others to defend them. Boldly recognizing that it had been the consistent miscalculations of "Jewish diplomacy" that hastened the fate of millions during the Holocaust, Eldad's great wisdom underscores the terrible folly of current and ongoing Israeli concessions for "peace."

The Sanhedrin Reestablished (Part I)

I recently had the pleasure of sitting in on a meeting of the "Lishka" of the renewed Sanhedrin in Israel.

The Old Shtetl Szczuczyn

The first mention of Szczuczyn, located in northeastern Poland, was in 1466 when it was mentioned in documents as a village that belonged to private owners.

In The Image Of God

What should our behavior be toward non-Jews? As my rebbe, Rabbi Aaron Soloveichik, zt"l, wrote in his book Logic of the Heart, Logic of the Mind, the concept of kavod habriyos, the dignity of Man, is a halachic imperative that constitutes the basis of human rights, and the basis of all civilized jurisprudence.

Ya’alon: We Need Churchills, Not Chamberlains

Ya'alon believes Israel started to win the war against the PA by methodically cutting down the terrorists and taking the war to them, but then lost many of the gains it had made.

I Give Up On Israel

As a journalist I found that Israel was the only country in the Middle East that respected the free press.

McCain: Kerry Revisited?

Arizona Sen. John McCain, the early front-runner for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination, had a potential John Connally/Mike Dukakis/John Kerry moment earlier this month, and hardly anyone seems to have noticed.

Arab Population Forecasts Are Wrong

After rising slightly to a record 41,400 births in 2003, the number of Israeli Arab births fell in 2004 for the first time, back to 40,800.

Terrorism As Human Sacrifice: The Religious Roots Of Arab/Islamic ‘Suicide’ Bombing

Although Arab/Islamic "suicide bombing" terrorism can prove to be quite useful in political, strategic and tactical terms, its true rationale always lies elsewhere.

Mishnitz, Myszyniec

Recently I received a letter with an inquiry about the town of Mishnitz.

Letters To The Editor

Giving Due Credit The tax credit legislation applauded by TEACH NYS in its two-page ad in last week's Jewish Press was enacted by the...

Terrorism Without “Occupation”: Some Lessons From The Early Arab Pogroms

The Bash-Israel media and the Arab terrorist amen chorus have been repeating for so many years that Palestinian terrorism and barbarism are caused by Israeli "occupation" that few are still capable of examining that "theory" critically.

Terrorism Without “Occupation”: Some Lessons From The Early Arab Pogroms

The Bash-Israel media and the Arab terrorist amen chorus have been repeating for so many years that Palestinian terrorism and barbarism are caused by Israeli "occupation" that few are still capable of examining that "theory" critically.

Brandeis University: Useful Idiot Of Global Jihad?

The bitter irony is that Brandeis President Jehuda Reinharz and the others responsible for hiring Shikaki and honoring Kushner, as well as the protestors at the University last Thursday, no doubt believe that all this demonstrates their commitment to justice.

Chizuk From A Gravesite Visit

I must confess that being at Kalev's grave was one of the more moving moments in my life.

Hamas’s Inevitable Israeli Apologists

If the past is any guide, Israeli voices both calling for talks with Hamas and blaming Israel for the absence of progress toward peace will grow more numerous and shrill.

How a Holocaust Happens

Unchecked, the 2000 intifada against the Jews inevitably went global.

Da’as Yachid: Reflections Of A Single

In other words, whatever a single feels is the wrong way for him to feel, and is possibly even The Reason why he is not yet married.

The Limits Of Sympathy

Having destroyed their economy by choosing war over peace time and time again - and having now, by voting for Hamas, isolated themselves from an international community eager to help - Palestinians still turn to the world with their hands out, pleading for assistance.

Menachem Begin And The Germans

There was a predictably solemn note to Begin's words of welcome as he recalled the Six Million who had perished and the undaunted valor of the fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto.

Le Bouffon Grandiose

France was once a great nation.

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