Speaking out in favor of coexistence with Israel was a tactical error. He lost his job for it.
It leads one to wonder whether the EU might want the "bad" state of Israel to join up in order to give the Europeans some measure of control over the Jewish state.
'Refreshing Counterpoint'I moved to New York City in January 2002 and have found The Jewish Press to be a refreshing counterpoint to the daily...
President Bush's choice of Rudy Giuliani to head the United States delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's first-ever conference on anti-Semitism was an inspired one.
We are disappointed to report that because of the last minute intransigence of New York's Governor George Pataki, the state Senate failed to pass the two bills important to the Jewishcommunity which we wrote about last week, and which had been passed earlier by the Assembly.
As the Jewish Press went to press on Tuesday night, there were numerous news reports both from Israeli and Arab sources that a cease-fire in attacks on Israel would be announced byHamas and the other terrorist groups within the next several days.
It is one of those glaring, obvious points that are so seldom mentioned in polite circles.
On the campaign trail last week, Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. John Kerry accused President Bush of breaking his promise to put together an international coalition to wage war against Saddam Hussein.
They laughed at me, of course: "Are you nuts? 'Our' Arabs will throw stones against us? Not a chance! They have learned democracy. They will never join the Palestinian Arabs. They know they have a lot to lose."
Our ineffectual, fumbling, mumbling government is just as bad. Just another Judenrat.
It requires a Donald Rumsfeld to clearly understand what is necessary in order to gain respect and, more importantly, to be feared by the world.
A perceptual shift that can lead to a genuine peace can be found in Islamic art and thought.
By nature I was always machmir (strict) and never did anything half-hearted, so joining the regular army was just too easy.
As we report on page 3, New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and New York State Attorney General Elliot Spitzer have teamed up to produce legislation that protects kosher consumers by requiring those selling food as kosher, to disclose the basis for that representation.
Don't Blame Bush I've received a number of e-mails recently blaming President Bush for Israel's problems. This line of thinking is dangerous as well...
Let me ask you, do you remember when the girls would come home from school and cry because they said their green gym uniforms were ugly and made them look fat?
The terrorists have struck against Israeli civilians in the heart of Israel once again.
We welcome the call of US Congressman Jerrold Nadler for a new federal probe into the circumstances of the death of Gidone Busch at the hands of 6 police officers several years ago.
Daniel Pipes warns that France offers a preview of what things could look like in the U.S. if there were a substantial increase in the Muslim population here, or if a population outside of the political mainstream were to gain political power.
If we had a flicker of hope a few days ago that peace might be a possibility, only the naive continue to harbor it.
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