Faced with running against the most pro-Israel president since Harry Truman, John Kerry started in February to modify his position on Israel.
So it appears the allegations - many of them made by former colleagues - were spot on after all. Jack Kelley, at one time USA Today's star reporter, had this rather unfortunate habit of fabricating events and, apparently, entire stories.
While it might still be possible for some to pretend that Palestinian Authority leader Yassir Arafat's Fatah movement is a peace partner, no sane or honest person can harbor the same illusion about Hamas.
Attempts to coddle them in the hope that they will finally "get it" and cut themselves free of Middle Age barbarism are naive.
When any nation attempts to fight terrorism with Geneva Convention principles and rules of war or law, it becomes a big bad joke.
Google ProtestUpon reading in The Jewish Press (news story, March 19) that an anti-Semitic website is the first result one gets when typing in...
A dreadful precedent was set recently by Spain. Recoiling in understandable horror from the March 11th Islamist terror attacks on commuter trains in Madrid, the voters in that country promptly ousted a courageous prime minister who had stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the United States in Iraq.
If there is a hell, then you can bet that Sheikh Ahmed Yassin is roasting there now.
It seemed as if Jews had to steal visits to their holy places while the rest of Poland slept.
Due to unavoidable circum-stances at deadline time, the Monitor turns the stage over this week to highlights of HonestReporting.com's analysis of the early media reaction to the killing by Israel of Hamas founder Sheikh Ahmed Yassin:
Maybe Kerry is just hoping to keep the Republicans so off-balance and on the defensive that his own history will never emerge as a real campaign issue, not even his numerous votes against defense spending but for higher domestic spending with increased taxes?
Wake up, Mr. Dershowitz. Your liberalism offends my sensibilities because it assumes that everyone on the other side of the political road is infected with gullibility, whereas it is a sickness inherent on the Left.
It wasn't only their words; it was the hatred in their eyes.
Responding To Alarm BellsMichael Freund's alarming op-ed of March 12 ("Anti-Semitism Not The Main Threat To Europe's Jews") is disturbing because what he describes...
The Palestinians continue to speak of "occupied territories." They are joined by their civilized European allies whose traditional anti-Semitism is now reinvigorated by Arab/Islamic Jew hatred.
In some ways it is a depressing period in Jewish history. The American Jewish Diaspora community, or at least the non-Orthodox bulk therein, is in the process of committing cultural/national/religious suicide.
Shamir was so hesitant to express himself publicly on important issues because he didn't want to slip in some kind of remark that might boomerang later.
Sunday morning, February 22, I arrived at work just in time to hear about the bus explosion in Jerusalem. Nervously, I waited for the...
I recently attended a luncheon lecture (courtesy of Benadore Associates) at the law offices of Milberg Weiss Bershad Haynes & Lerach LLP. I don't...
I find the news increasingly distressing. A recent headline in the Jerusalem Post's "In Jerusalem" weekend supplement caught both my eye and my mood:...
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