People resort to drugs, including alcohol, for a variety of reasons, among them a simplistic or reflexive approach to coping with pain, an attempt to hide anxieties, or for random recreational reasons
Certainly, even someone in a spiritual coma on Rosh Hashanah can be awakened by the sound of the shofar.
Philanthropist and Israel lover Kevin Bermeister: "We are in a generation that can turn Jerusalem into a city of the world, our goal is to preserve Jerusalem as Jewish, united, and large."
We Jews are a people of many voices but we are one family, wanting only to live in peace and to be friend and ally to those who accept us and to help make the world a better place.
Even some of Israel's most stalwart opponents are starting to change course, with some discouraging the BDS, movement, others even engaging in joint military exercises with the Jewish state
Obviously, we need to do everything we can to support our first responders, also pray for the victims.
(In retrospect, how could it have been otherwise? After all, it was immediately known that explosives were placed in a pressure cooker with shrapnel and that there had been an earlier bombing in New Jersey.)
She is the first Orthodox woman from a chassidic background to win a primary for a judicial position...
The course reading materials do not even attempt to present contrary readings and source material from historians and other scholars who do not condemn Zionism.
Believing in the imminent arrival of the Messianic Age, he stressed the importance of aliyah to Eretz Yisrael and was a great supporter of the Jewish community there.
As ever, the BBC compromises its own impartiality by failing to inform its audiences of the existence of alternative opinions on that particular issue of ‘international law’.
What I am calling the "Movement for Jewish Freedom" is an attempt to reengage Zionism as a political movement grounded in solidarity with other groups who share common interests.
The US and UN have no time or interest for Israelis stating simple truths about ethnic cleansing. If you want the world's applause, you'd best be served by denying facts as the Palestinian Arabs do.
Painting Israel as tarnished by racism, especially when done by so-called Jewish leaders, alienates young American Jews who care strongly about racial justice.
Netanyahu is right to excoriate Palestinians demand to purge Jews as ethnic cleansing, but what are the perils entailed in them dropping that demand?
When the Twin Towers collapsed on 9/11, the entire idea of the modern nation-state collapsed to the call of Allah Akbar emanating from the cockpit just a second before the impact that shook the world.
Today, the Indo-Israeli relationship is a success story with a booming bilateral non-defense trade between the two countries. But the primary link between India and Israel remains defense cooperation.
“I want to say to all the people of Samaria that they are beloved by the American people, and we believe that Judea and Samaria are not the ‘West Bank’ but part of the state of Israel”
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