I see the illuminated walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and I think of King David following G-d's instructions to establish this ironically named 'City of Peace' as the capital of the Jewish people.
It is time for us in the Diaspora - who perhaps with the advantage of physical distance from events in the Middle East can look with more objectivity at the current situation - to demand of the leaders of the State of Israel that they stand by the principle of Never Again! that was uttered so forcefully in the wake of the Holocaust.
Flickering LightAs a former fundamentalist Protestant I extend kudos to Ben Noach Roy Neal Grissom, who touched on many significant issues in his Oct....
Sen. Ted Kennedy, a man whose behavior was once described by Time magazine as that of "a drunken, overage frat-house boor," has decided that the war in Iraq was nothing more than one giant scam. Kennedy told the Associated Press last month that "There was no imminent threat. This was made up in Texas, announced in January to the Republican leadership that war was going to take place and was going to be good politically. This whole thing was a fraud."
Ironically, Lieberman, who is attempting to move up on the ticket this time and become the first Jewish president, isn't the only Democrat candidate with Jewish roots.
"Here lies a man and here a child...and there a mother and here her daughter...and here... and there... All ages, both genders. Thousands of mounds, fresh and raw. Ignore them. They would have been spared had they only harkened to your warnings, my faithful servant Shimon."
The Arab and Muslim nations of the world must . . . come to accept not only Israel's continued existence as a fact but also its right to exist as a Jewish state in safety and security.
When it came time for audience Q&A, Albright was blessed with one big, fat softball cream-puff question after another
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...
Most Jewish prayer books show the 23rd psalm on a page just before the finish of Friday evening prayers, which is to say just before the Sabbath meal.
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.
Before we gave Joseph's Tomb to the PLO, we were able to sneak out its blood-stained and torn paroches from his kever. Once more the coat of Yosef was stained and torn.
The Peace Now demonstrators also denounced the Sharon government's policy of 'targeted killings' on the grounds that the policy helps perpetuate an endless cycle of violence.
A couple of years ago Rabbi Shmuley Boteach escorted the Rev. Al Sharpton on a visit to Israel, a move that backfired as Sharpton went back on his word and paid a visit to Yasir Arafat.
You can daven - every time - with the kavanah you want.
Despite all of the evidence against them Saudi leaders have the nerve to tell us that they are making efforts to stop terrorist funding.
But I'm getting ahead of myself. First, for whatever reasons known only to Hashem, she had to face some serious challenges.
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...
Freshly minted Democratic heartthrob Wesley Clark has stumbled badly during his first days as a declared presidential candidate.
The thought of such an event totally captured my imagination and I decided, there and then, that I must be there for this unique spectacle.
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