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.
I must confess that being at Kalev's grave was one of the more moving moments in my life.
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.
Unchecked, the 2000 intifada against the Jews inevitably went global.
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.
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.
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.
France was once a great nation.
Offensive 'Joke' As an avid reader of The Jewish Press, I was dismayed by the inclusion of a highly inappropriate joke in Arnold Fine's...
The April 17 suicide bombing in Tel Aviv included the usual breakdown of casualties - the steadily rising number of dead and of those casually described as "merely wounded." But what, exactly, does it mean to be in the second category? Consider just a few of the carefully documented medical answers.
The conservative minority government of Poland's Law and Justice party has agreed to enter a coalition with two extreme-right parties.
William Sloane Coffin Jr., the left-wing Presbyterian minister who gained notoriety in the 1960’s for his militant antiwar stance and his association and identification with radicals of every stripe while serving as chaplain at Yale University, died April 12 at age 81. The coverage in the mainstream media was almost uniformly laudatory – as it invariably is for those who establish themselves as outspoken critics of the United States.
Shortly before the Palestinian parliamentary elections, Israel Prison Service head Yaakov Ganot approved a series of television interviews in which Barghouti dropped incendiary lines like "I support the Palestinian intifada and Palestinian resistance." The word "remorse" seems not to be in his lexicon.
Wallach herself only narrowly survived. She told her husband, Natan, that they had to somehow get out.
Here are three reasons why liberal Jewish attacks on the sleeping giant of American religious conservatism are ill-advised.
Spring is here, and with it the disappearance of that most exotic of species, the winter fur coat.
Americans are familiar with campus characters such as Ward Churchill and Noam Chomsky who misuse their positions in academia to disseminate anti-American hate and propaganda from the university podium, often in the guise of scholarship.
Rush To Judgment? I was disappointed by Dov Hikind's op-ed article on the Boro Park disturbance ("Boro Park's Night of Shame and Disgrace," April...
Israel would be entirely correct that the Declaration of Principles (DOP) was intended to establish an "autonomy," not a state. Further (according to Ambassador Shoval), "Palestinian statehood is contingent on the Palestinians destroying their terrorist infrastructure, of which Hamas itself is an integral part." However, the Palestinians themselves will certainly understand something very helpful to their cause. That is: there are applicable norms supporting statehood that exist outside the narrow legal context of the specific Israeli-Palestinian agreements.
This week the Jewish world commemorated Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the anniversary of the fall of the Warsaw Ghetto.
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