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Orthodox and Israeli: When the Two Don’t Mix

4 Shevat 5766 – February 1, 2006
Aaron Klein is Jerusalem bureau chief for WorldNetDaily, co-host of ABC Radio's national John Bachelor Show, and he appears throughout the week on other U.S. radio programs.

Retail Kings

26 Tevet 5766 – January 25, 2006
They can't quite take credit for inventing them, but Jews had a long, colorful, and mostly profitable involvement with the great retail emporiums - the large scale specialty and department stores that came, literally and figuratively, to dominate the landscape of 20th century America.

Spielberg’s ‘Munich’ (Conclusion)

We who care desperately for Israel and for the Jewish People don't need a propaganda film to make our case. A completely truthful account - as Spielberg has given us - will always be in our interest.

Letters To The Editor

Not Convinced By Plaut I always enjoy Steven Plaut's articles in The Jewish Press and until last week ("Israel's Plague of Conspiracism," front-page essay)...

Caveat Emptor – Beware of Grave Robbers

It is not uncommon for Observant Jews to want to be buried in Eretz Yisroel.

The Schwarzschild Award

23 Tevet 5766 – January 23, 2006
The winner of the Monitor’s second annual Henry Schwarzschild Award for most offensive comments by a Jew in the public spotlight goes to Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League. The prize, which last year went to Israeli uber-leftist Uri Avnery, is awarded to the person who, in the Monitor’s considered opinion, by his or her statements displays a contempt for the Jewish people, a disregard for historical truth, a desire to sup at the table of Israel=s enemies, or who otherwise plays into the hands of the enemies of Jews and Israel.

Spielberg’s ‘Munich’ (Part One of Two Parts)

18 Tevet 5766 – January 18, 2006
Over the years, I have lectured and published widely on Israeli security matters - often with special reference to assassination and international law. Usually, in these matters, I have tried to point out the positive side of assassination, including informed support for Israel's ongoing policy of "targeted killings."

The Foundation For The Preservation Of Jewish Heritage In Poland

After I wrote about the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland last week, many people asked me to report more on this group and the important work they are doing.

Letters To The Editor

Editor's Note: The first few words of the second sentence in Ray Kestenbaum's letter in last week's issue should have read: "Over the years...

Remembering Milton Himmelfarb

Milton Himmelfarb died earlier this month at age 87, and chances are you never heard of him if, like most Americans, you tend not to be a devotee of intellectual and political journals. But Milton Himmelfarb — Mendy, as he was known to his family — was, by virtue of temperament, history and family, a seminal figure in the development of neoconservatism as one of the country’s most influential political forces.

Rabbi Nachman’s Poetry

Rabbi Nachman's "Tale of the Master of Prayer" describes a royal court that includes a bard, or melitz in Hebrew, who is a master poet and orator.

Do Palestinians Really Accept Israel’s Right To Exist?

These polls over five years clearly indicate that Palestinians do not accept Israel and are not ready for peace with the Jewish state.

Dereliction Of Duty

The morality of avoiding Palestinian civilian casualties may be unquestionable, but the failure to protect Israel's citizens is downright unconscionable.

The Heavens Were Crying

What could 250 neighbors, friends and supporters - men, women and children - do against their own soldiers and police?

U.S. Holocaust Museum Whitewashes Arab-Nazi Ties

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history.

Israel’s Plague of Conspiracism

Conspiracism is probably best characterized as a form of mental illness.

Exclusive Interview: Chief Rabbi Amar: Sharon Was Emphatic On Conversion Issue

JERUSALEM - Israel's Sephardic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar took the time last week to speak with The Jewish Press at his home in Jerusalem.

Fashioning Israel’s Nuclear Targeting Doctrine

11 Tevet 5766 – January 11, 2006
Public discussions of Israel's nuclear policy almost never delve into core questions of targeting doctrine. Yet, the actual extent to which Israel's security will be affected by its nuclear weapons will depend considerably upon the IDF's codified targets and on the precise extent to which these targets have previously been identified.

Putting The Ax To The Tree-Chopping Canard

The mainstream media have long sought to demonize Jewish settlers in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, painting them as violent destructive bullies.

Letters To The Editor

Lessons From MisfitsPat Robertson declares that Ariel Sharon's massive stroke was the result of divine wrath for dividing the Holy Land. The ADL's Abe...

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