For most of my life, I lived a Clark Kent existence: that of a Jew residing in Manchester, England, intent on blending into the modern, secular world.
There would be Orthodox insiders cautioning, "Be quiet, don't make trouble. We have friends at Federation and we will make a deal."
Not exactly light beach reads, the following books on American presidents deal with Mideast issues in an extended and intelligent manner. These are not necessarily the best all-around biographies or studies of the individual presidents listed (though some rank right up there), but the strongest in terms of exploring presidential attitudes and policies toward Israel.
The wonderful thing about science is that it has at its core no underlying belief system
This is a difficult piece of history whose examination requires us to discard the godlike image of FDR that has been burnished by his idolaters.
But what if Zarqawi had survived and escaped and the others in the house had not?
It is unclear whose criticism the judges want to be protected from.
Unbalanced Media Thank you to Nathan Lewin for the work he is doing to support and defend AgriProcessors ("Hatchet Job on Kosher Meat Company,"...
"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem," says Camus in The Myth of Sisyphus, "and that is suicide." Nowhere is Camus' observation currently more correct than in the darkly reciprocal relationship between Israel and Hamas.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Abe Schwartz of Detroit.
When Nick Berg, an American entrepreneur who traveled to Iraq in search of business, was savagely murdered two years ago by Islamic militants, his father seemed angrier at George Bush than at the hellish creatures who slowly and painstakingly sawed off his poor son’s head.
While I like to flatter myself in thinking that this article was written in response to mine, it more likely took months of painstaking research and had nothing to do with me.
The incident might have reminded them of the moment they sawed off Nick Berg's head with a dull blade.
Dear Mr. President, We, members of Meretz, Israeli Professors for Palestinian Liberation, Peace Now and Tikkun, are horrified. We are simply outraged.
Deja Vu I once read that a definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results. So what...
They also discovered that they were not entirely alike in terms of background, personality, and even religious outlook. But after this lengthy, engaging, enjoyable conversation, these differences seemed trivial to both of them.
What Abbas did was endorse a so-called peace plan hatched by a committee of members of Hamas and Abbas's Fatah movement currently serving lengthy terms in Israeli prisons for terrorist murders.
Along with the Vatican's protests, thousands of Jews found refuge in Rome's convents, monasteries, and the Vatican itself.
We told them that we did not represent AgriProcessors but were trying to ascertain how the workers felt about their situations.
For the first time in 16 years, I did not attend the Israel Day Parade.
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