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Letters To The Editor

2 Adar 5766 – March 1, 2006
Bad IdeaI've always been a Bush supporter, but the administration's plan to give our ports over to a UAE company is unconscionable. The Coast...

What If It Should Really Happen? How Nuclear War Could Begin...

The year 2006 could become a fateful one for Israel and for the entire world. Still struggling to survive in the very worst of international "neighborhoods," the always imperiled Jewish State knows only too well that nuclear war and genocide need not be mutually exclusive.

The Old Shtetl Gostynin

The town of Gostynin was founded in the 13th century. It is located on the Skrwa Lewa River, approximately 60 miles northwest of Warsaw and 14 miles southwest of the city of Plock.

All The News That’s Fit For Pinch

Yes, another piece on The New York Times – and those who don’t understand why the Times warrants constant scrutiny probably have no business reading a media column in the first place.

Cry, The Beloved Country

25 Shevat 5766 – February 22, 2006
The more we appease them, the weaker we are perceived to be.

The Coming Battle Over Government Aid

Such scruples tend to break down whenever it is possible to get some federal money for what is thought to be a good cause.

Why Amona? A Settler Bares His Soul

Tragically, the overreaction of the police only exacerbated the perception that we settlers are Public Enemy Number One.

Am Yisrael Chai

I felt that if I did nothing else for the rest of my life, if I sat in bed eating bonbons day after day - that I could do so with a total sense of fulfillment.

Iranian Nuclearization, ‘Human Shields’ And Israeli Preemption: The View From International...

Soon, Israel will have little choice but to preemptively destroy Iran's developing capacity for nuclear weapons and nuclear war. Confronted by a declared enemy state that remains openly genocidal as it forges ahead with illegal nuclearization, Israel will face many tactical difficulties.

The Old Shtetl Ilza (Drildz)

Ilza is a picturesque town in a valley along the Ilzanka River in south-central Poland.

Islamists Deface Their Glorious Heritage

When I was in fourth grade I was bullied mercilessly by a boy in class.

Letters To The Editor

Lost Gemaras Recently a Port Authority chaplain (who is also a chaplain at UMDNJ, my place of business) handed me two travel-size Gemaras he...

An Intolerant Creed

18 Shevat 5766 – February 15, 2006
The ancients believed that the earth was the center of the cosmos. We believe that we are.

Hate Uncensored

Today's skinheads of the Left are not confined to the streets; they also enjoy an active media presence.

The Islamization Of The Greens

When Salzman told people she had been secretly expelled from the Green Party's National Women's Caucus and removed from their listserv group, no one responded.

What The Times Ignores

Readers with long memories are asked to indulge the Monitor's use, for the second time in three years, of a quote about The New York Times from the noted essayist and author Renata Adler. In the introduction to her book Canaries in the Mineshaft (St. Martin's Press, 2001), Adler, herself a Timeswoman many years ago, dismisses the "paper of record" in typically acerbic fashion, encapsulating in a handful of words everything that's gone wrong on West 43rd Street.

Iranian Power, Israeli Preemption And The Middle East ‘Peace Process’

In calculating the Iranian threat to national survival, Israeli strategists will have to consider both enemy capabilities and enemy intentions. Yet, because such threat components are never entirely discrete, but rather interdependent, interpenetrating and interactive, these strategists will have to look closely at all pertinent relationships.

The Old Shtetl Ozarów

The village of Ozarów is located in the Kielce region. The Ozarów cemetery dates back almost 400 years and is one of the few remaining Jewish cemeteries in Poland.

Letters To The Editor

Learning From HistoryIn the 1930's a madman ascended the world stage with a public declaration of his intentions. The world stood by and watched...

Shidduchim Myths & Misconceptions

To the best of my knowledge a census has yet to be taken, but common belief is that quality Jewish men are an endangered species, while the pick of women has never been better.

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