Suicide bombings have been justified by Hamas and Palestinian spokesmen with the claim that they are engaged in a war against an occupying power and that religion and international law permit the use of any means in resistance to occupation.
Joe On JoeThe June issue of Reader's Digest featured an interview with actor Harrison Ford. He was asked, "Your father was Roman Catholic, your...
We have often been somewhat critical of some of the war reparations class-action lawsuits filed against Germany and other European countries.
The Supreme Court's recent decisions concerning gay rights and affirmative action, overshadowed its refusal to accept for review a federal appeals court decision that had required the township of Tenafly, New Jersey to allow the erecting of an eruv using telephone poles.
Despite the growing dismay over the daily attacks against American forces in Iraq, it should by now be quite clear that things could not really be otherwise.
How did it come to be that the Palestinian Authority, which is required, by the "road map" it signed onto "unconditionally," to dismantle Hamas and other specifically identified terrorist groups, has declared that it will not disarm them, agreeing instead to a ceasefire in place and also offering them a place in their government?
It is too depressing to think about ceding land and releasing Arab terrorists from prison on the promise that has already been broken. Let's talk baseball instead.
The July 4th holiday having thrown the Monitor off schedule, this week's column is placed in the capable hands of HonestReporting.com.
The virulent propaganda that Abbas has espoused (including equating Zionism with Nazism and denying the Holocaust) is now the hallmark of the Arab world and a primary tool in the global campaign to discredit Israel.
In the middle of the night, they were banging on the door. They who? Who knows? We didn't answer it because we were too frightened.
We take this opportunity to applaud Governor George Pataki's appointment of Judge Joseph Fisch to the New York State Supreme Court.
Angry In The HeartlandI realize this will be offensive to some of your readers. As a Christian, I must say it for those Jews...
From the very first moments of Abu Abbas' assuming the post of Palestinian prime minister, there began a mindset on the Left and around the world to invest him, mantra-like, with thecapacity to reinvent the Palestinian agenda from one pursuing the destruction of the Jewish state to one of peaceful coexistence.
The world hardly needs a Jewish Press commentary on the affirmative action and gay rights rulings handed down by the United States Supreme Court last week.
When the War of Independence began, it quickly assumed the nature of a civil war.
Regular readers know by now of the Monitor's high regard for the Media Research Center (www.mrc.org).
Our sages tell us that upon hearing the cries of the Jewish people Hashem declared: You cried when you had no reason to cry so I will give you a reason to cry throughout the generations.
So don't be surprised down the line when anti-Semites in one country or another who want to get rid of their Jews begin mouthing the following mantra: "We are only demanding from you Jews what you have demanded from other Jews."
The phone call came at 6 a.m. Steve's wife Julie was on the phone, speaking very calmly and slowly. "There has been a bombing on the bus that Steve was on. He is alive but hurt. Here is Barbara the social worker who will explain."
For Hope to support the controversial Emergency Committee took real political courage.
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