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Time For Israel To Make Its Case

17 Shevat 5765 – January 26, 2005
By remaining passive, Israel has allowed Arab views to stand virtually unchallenged.

A Lesson From Israel In Higher Education

Learning to be flexible is also imperative.

Worst Of Times

The Times was untroubled by conflicting information, such as the fact that, except in emergencies, Palestinian Arabs moved freely in the West Bank on virtually any road and even across the Green Line prior to September 2000, which marked the launching of the new terror campaign against Israel.

Confessions Of A Confused Religious Zionist

How are religious Zionists supposed to react to these new stories? What conclusions should we reach?

Newsmen, Comedian, Or Both?

Take your pick, because your guess is as good as the Monitor's: The Pooh-Bahs at CBS News are either (a) completely clueless or (b) utterly disinclined to dispel the widespread perception that the network, particularly its news operation, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party.

True Role Models (Part Eight)

Israel is center of the universe. What scientific evidence is there of this fact?

Resurrecting A Canard – Mahmoud Abbas And The ‘Cycle Of Violence’...

The new Palestinian Authority "President" hadn't even been sworn in before he criticized the "cycle of violence" in the Middle East. An inaccuracy, to be sure. Mahmoud Abbas knew exactly what he was saying.

Letters To The Editor

Galut Mentality"In every generation one is obligated to see himself as if he has exited Egypt." (Passover Haggadah)When the Jews left Egypt and were...

Never Again?

10 Shevat 5765 – January 19, 2005
Her friend "suddenly lowered his voice and said that the only ones he had trouble with were the Jews." Why? Because of the "conspiracy" and because "Jews only looked out for their own kind."

Our Worst Enemy

You'd have to be a recent immigrant from Outer Mongolia not to know of the role that people with Jewish names play in the coarsening of our culture.

A Real Solution For Extravagant Simchas

How many millions of dollars does our community flush into opulent semachos every year?

Is The Real Jewish Year 5765 – Or 5931?

Rabbi Schwab's fallback position (in case we were wrong) seems to be the justification that many religious Jews use for accepting the secular date.

Animals Have No ‘Rights’

The Torah distinguishes man from the animals explicitly stating that only man was created in the Divine image and that man was given dominion over the animals (Bereshis 1:26.).

That Old-Time Religion

If you're a liberal who can't stomach President Bush's constant references to God; if you clench your fists every time the president refers to America's religious heritage; if you fear the imminent imposition of a Christian theocracy whenever Mr. Bush speaks of how the country has been divinely blessed - if any or all of this describes you more or less to a tee, then you're sure to have conniptions reading this passage from a certain wartime commander-in-chief's Inaugural message:

True Role Models (Part Seven)

One of the unexpected dividends of our coming on aliya 20 and 30 years ago is the practically 0% rate of intermarriage of our grandchildren.

The Un-Greening Of Tu-b’Shvat

Almost everything that most people "know" about Tu-b'Shvat is totally wrong and completely false.

Nazi Roots of Palestinian Nationalism

3 Shevat 5765 – January 12, 2005
The UK was not the only power helping the Mufti in 1936. The USSR-sponsored Communist Party of Palestine also did its part.

Somebody Else’s Agenda

Does that mean Jewish and other religious groups that support charities that are at least partly subsidized by the government have an obligation to oppose tax cuts?

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

It should not pass without notice that the contributions to tsunami relief of fellow Muslim nations, particularly the oil-rich Arab states, were amongst the lowest.

There Can Be No Debate With PETA

Never mind that PETA regularly uses Jewish spokesmen who have to this day refused to repudiate the organization's equation of slaughter of animals to the Holocaust.

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