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The Social Impact Of Terrorism: A Human-Centered Perspective

A Speech Presented to Purdue University's Homeland Security Institute Published Exclusively In The Jewish Press (Part One)

The Pope’s Disgraceful Tribute To Arafat

From the way world leaders reacted to the death of Yasir Arafat, you could be forgiven if you had mistakenly believed that Mother Theresa had died.

The Case for Secular Studies in Yeshivas

"When I was in the illustrious city of Vilna in the presence of the Rav, the light, the great Gaon, my master and teacher, the light of the eyes of the exile, the renowned pious one (may Hashem protect and save him) Rav Eliyahu, in the month of Teves 5538 [January 1778], I heard from his holy mouth that according to what a person is lacking in knowledge of the "other wisdoms," correspondingly he will be lacking one hundred portions in the wisdom of the Torah, because the Torah and the 'other wisdoms' are inextricably linked together ..."

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If the Supreme Court sides with the states on this matter, it may take a while but I suspect all states will eventually amend their constitutions to reflect traditional values.

Nuking The Blues

The frightening details of the chemical and biological stockpiles he actually developed could fill books.

Sharon’s Unsettling U-Turn

Ariel Sharon's landslide victory over Ehud Barak in February 2001 was widely hailed by the right wing in Israel.

Self-Congratulatory Stupor: Celebrating 350 Years Of Jewish Life Shouldn’t Mean Ignoring Real Problems

Three-and-half centuries isn't much in terms of a people whose history can be traced about 3,000 years further back than the arrival of those 23 Jews in North America.

Biggest Scandal Since Watergate

Clinton's perjury was simply a liar doing what he did best, in front of the American people and America's elected officials.

The 3 Percent Who Would Not Say

The proof of the "unadmitted 3 percent" theory can be seen from looking at the late afternoon numbers in the Ohio and Florida exit polls.

Arafat’s Remains On The Temple Mount? Unthinkable

Secular Jews never thought a confrontation over the Temple site was worth it. Religious Jews felt that the sheer sacredness of the place rendered it off-limits.

What Will Happen To My Promise?

We returned home. People came and people went. But you, Daddy, you never came back.

The Problem’s Not Just Arafat

Just because Arafat will be gone, it doesn't mean the problems will be gone.

Making My Peace With Yizkor

How can you not be moved by an absolutely silent congregation of orphans listening intently to the chazan chanting,

True Speech Versus Free Speech

America prides itself on extending its civil rights, including that of free speech to racist groups and to their hate speech.

Bitter Tuesday

We would represent a mature adult section of society. Sneakers and socks flowing biblical garments and youngsters holding banners were unacceptable.

John Kerry’s Iraq Quandary

On September 6, 2002, John Kerry in an op-ed in The New York Times stated that 'I refuse ever to accept the notion that...

Free Speech, True Speech: An Exchange

Do you consider the Palestine Solidarity Movement's hate speech against Jews and the Jewish state, and in favor of suicide terrorism, "vile" speech or not?

Israeli Bedouin: American Jewish Apathy Shocks Me

As all Israelis know, Israel has problems like all nations of the world. Still, many students tried to stop me from speaking.

Watching The Returns

7 p.m.: Brit Hume and company over at Fox News look as though they've just been informed of the death of a loved one. Could the exit polls have been even worse than had been rumored all afternoon on the Internet? No one's saying anything, of course, but the atmosphere is positively funereal.

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