Bush Deserves BetterWith his refusal to follow the lead of the so-called international community and his supportof Israel’s right to strike at terrorists in Syria, President Bush has once again demonstratedthat he is indeed the best friend Israel has ever had in the White House. Meanwhile, I find it ironic and deeply troubling that Jews […]
Last week's column on Wesley Clark drew letters of protest from several Clark boosters, one of whom castigated the Monitor for "an ad hominem attack with no substance on a distinguished general." All right, if it's substance you want, it's substance you'll get - though certainly not from candidate Clark, who thus far has shown very little of it.
A Sister’s DespairI am the younger sister of Dr. David Applebaum and his surviving relative here in Israel. David and I had a very close relationship and both of us were committed to living in Israel.Upon learning that David was killed in a terror attack along with his daughter, I went into total shock. I’ve […]
In a huge media blitzkrieg, Icon executives argued in numerous interviews that 'the film is not anti-Semitic at all.' And then, in a not-too-ingenious effort to demonstrate this point, they insisted that 'the movie will meticulously follow the New Testament's narrative of the crucifixion.' How comforting.
Legitimizing The IllegitimateI wish to congratulate The Jewish Press for its courage in confronting the problem of misguided left-wing Orthodox rabbis who join with those of the deviant streams in Lishma. Such theological dialogues not only serve to legitimize these movements, they confuse the unlearned and further divide our people. Our sages’ condemnation of such […]
The votes have been received and tabulated, and the winner in the Monitor's first-ever readers' Favorite Websites poll is ... Jewish World Review, the daily webzine that, hard to believe, is the fruit of one man's labor.