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Letters To The Editor

10 Tevet 5765 – December 22, 2004
Lyrical EssayWe've come to expect moving and profound insights from Rachel Weiss's pre-holiday front-page essays, and Ms. Weiss certainly didn't disappoint us with "Forever...

What Islamic ‘Sacrifice’ Means To Israel (Part One of Two)

Israel may learn from history. Volume III of Plutarch's "Sayings of Spartain Mothers" reveals the Spartan mother as one who rears her sons for sacrifice on the altar of civic necessity.

Sharon’s Embarrassing Herzliya Speech

I paid close attention to last week's Herzliya Conference and helped promote it by interviewing various speakers, including conference founder Uzi Arad, and writing several general articles about the event.

Master Builder: Rav Teitz and the Elizabeth Kehilla

One cannot think of Yiddishkeit in Elizabeth, New Jersey, without at the same time recalling the community's longtime leader, Harav Mordechai Pinchas Teitz, zt"l.

ADL’s Misleading Media Surveys

3 Tevet 5765 – December 15, 2004
The Anti-Defamation League, fresh off its lamentable stint as unwitting public relations apparatus for Mel Gibson, has, yet again, demonstrated a jaw-dropping inability (or perhaps a cynical unwillingness) to differentiate between a newspaper's news coverage and its editorial views.

Kaare Kristiansen: Profile In Courage

From September 13, 1993, through December 10, 1994, 92 people died in 47 separate Palestinian terrorist attacks,

Why Bush Won – A Jewish Perspective

In the most accepting and tolerant country in the history of humanity, the United States of America, they have continued to feel threatened by the persistence of any aspect of traditional culture and loyalties.

Blue America: The Land Of The Easily Offended

It is most unlikely that conservative men or women speak that way - saying, "I am offended" - when they hear liberal speakers.

Time To Protect Jerusalem’s Sanctity: An Open Letter To Mayor Lupoliansk

What did the Maccabees do that was so important that all Jews have been required to honor them, year after year, for thousands of years?

Letters To The Editor

Mail We Like (I)I'm undoubtedly biased, since Harry Danning was my uncle, but I couldn't agree more with you regarding the pathetic obituary The...

Avoiding The ‘Road Map’ After Arafat

Arafat is gone, but the "Road Map" remains. Indeed, regarding Israel's continuance in the Middle East, absolutely nothing has changed in the Palestinian Authority or in the Arab world generally. Notwithstanding President Bush's explicit plea for a "Two State Solution," the PA and its allies still see only one state. This State of Palestine would include all of Judea, Samaria and Gaza, and ALL of the rest of Israel.

The Assault On Shechita

It was the Wednesday afternoon before Thanksgiving. Downtown offices in Washington had emptied out for the weekend.

Moral People Must Learn How To Hate

'For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven. A time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.' (Ecclesiastes. 3).

True Role Models (Part Two)

Olim in those days left behind all their friends and much of their family, and, unlike today, found it expensive and difficult to be in contact with them.

Season’s Mixed Messages Weaken Jewish Identity

26 Kislev 5765 – December 8, 2004
One of the by-products of the acceptance of Jews in virtually every sector of American society is the fact that barriers to intermarriage are also nonexistent.

Au Revoir, Harry Danning

Harry Danning died last week, and all The New York Times could muster was a dry, unbylined, six-paragraph obituary that somehow managed to overlook Danning's Jewishness - not a small thing when one considers that Danning played for the old New York Giants from 1933 to 1942, was selected four times to the National League All Star team, and until his death at age 93 had been the oldest living Jewish major leaguer.

Israel’s Tenured Radicals Exposed

The scandal of anti-Israeli, anti-Zionist, and sometimes anti-Semitic radicalism among Israeli academics is now highlighted on a new website.

If At First You Don’t Secede…

Disgruntled Democrats are licking their wounds, willing the time machine to hurry over the next four years.

Letters To The Editor

Our Shameful 'Leaders'A wave of nausea overcame me as I read that 'more than 70 prominent Jewish religious and communal leaders, with direct ties...

Let’s Talk About Squatters And Usurpers

So let me see if I have this straight. The anti-Zionists claim that the Jews have no right to the land of Israel because before Israel was re-created in 1948, it had been almost 1,900 years since the last time that the Jews exercised sovereignty over the Land of Israel.

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