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Lizhensk 2004: Invasion of a Polish Shtetl

It seemed as if Jews had to steal visits to their holy places while the rest of Poland slept.

Media Mythology and the Yassin Hit

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:

Will The Real John Kerry Please Stand Up?

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?

A Liberal’s Wake-Up Call: A Response To Alan Dershowitz

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.

A Personal Brush With Israel-Hatred

It wasn't only their words; it was the hatred in their eyes.

Zionism’s Greatest Achievement

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.

How And Why America’s Christians Must Care For Israel (Second Of Two Parts)

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.

Letters to the Editor

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...

Bluntly Speaking: A Conversation With A Veteran Of Israeli Diplomacy

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.

Lessons From A Bus Bombing

Sunday morning, February 22, I arrived at work just in time to hear about the bus explosion in Jerusalem. Nervously, I waited for the...

Lunch With Straight-Shooting Richard Perle

I recently attended a luncheon lecture (courtesy of Benadore Associates) at the law offices of Milberg Weiss Bershad Haynes & Lerach LLP. I don't...

Lifted Out Of The Doldrums By Israel’s Younger Generation

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:...

Zo Hamedina Shelanu – This Is Our Country

"Zo hamedina shelanu," Osnat said to me as I bear hugged her, her sisters, her brother, her mother and her father. "This is our...

The Kulturkampf Of Avraham Poraz

In 1872 Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck launched a campaign to suppress the power of the Catholic Church in Germany. This struggle, subsequently dubbed...

Media For Kerry

Another week another clip file bulging with fresh examples of the media's accelerating campaign in support of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry. In fact it's difficult to recall a presidential race where the media's liberal spin was both so blatant and so early in coming.

Media For Kerry

Another week, another clip file bulging with fresh examples of the media's accelerating campaign in support of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry. In fact, it's difficult to recall a presidential race where the media's liberal spin was both so blatant and so early in coming.

How And Why America’s Christians Must Care For Israel (First Of Two Parts)

The Land and People of Israel are now in great peril. Day after day, hour after hour - almost minute by minute - Jewish men, women and children are fiendishly murdered by Arab terrorists.

Letters to the Editor

Hypocritical TimesJason Maoz's Media Monitor column, in exposing the unmitigated hypocrisy of the liberal press - most prominently The New York Times - is...

Flatbush Families Make It A Shabbos To Remember For Out-Of-Towners

Each year on Rosh Hashanah the Leventhals would take on a new mitzvah. They started with lighting candles on Friday night.

The Fine Israeli Art Of Krav Magoo

"Due to recent setbacks," he began, "we must take a radically new approach. For our model, I've chosen a small country that, like us, has had to fight against large and hostile rivals: Israel."

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