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Alongside the need to restrain the legislator, Shaked sees a dire need to restrain Israel's expansionist Judiciary.
German law prohibits the open display of Nazi memorabilia, but not their purchase or ownership by folks who just wonder what it would be like to own the Reichsminister of Aviation's silk shorts.
Lincoln proved a great friend to the small US Jewish population by granting them generous benefits
The USA was founded on the Fast Day of the 17th of Tammuz, July 4, 1776. On the same coincidental days in 1863, a rabbi’s sermon included a phrase that Lincoln later made famous.
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gave visiting President Barack Obama a portrait of his guest with Abraham Lincoln, the quality of which was panned...
Romney sees the Navy as a core element of our enduring strategic posture. For national defense and for the protection of trade, the United States has from the beginning sought to operate in freedom on the seas, and, where necessary, to exercise control of them. We are a maritime nation, with extremely long, shipping-friendly coastlines in the temperate zone and an unprecedented control of the world’s most traveled oceans, the Atlantic and Pacific.
For the United States, issuing attack threats in the manner of Hugo Chavez is not a convincing posture. I don’t know if the Israelis will find it reassuring; I suspect the Europeans and Iranians will find it annoying, and decide to ignore it.
The curse of thinking in "victim" mode can be removed with the author's advice to forgive yourself for human errors (goodbye to a lingering, crippling sense of shame) so that your energies can be used productively.
I've always been amazed at how historians pore over some old documents and books in some dusty basement storehouses, and yet are able to come up with a volume that's readable and enlightening - and even entertaining. Unfortunately, most of them aren't, but this is surely an exception.
Last week I delivered a sermon based on the Torah portion of the week and which compared Moses, the great Jewish redeemer, with Abraham Lincoln, the martyred American emancipator.
December 1862 was a terrible month for Abraham Lincoln. General Robert E. Lee at Fredericksburg had just defeated his principal army, the Army of the Potomac. As a result, the Radical Republican senators felt that now was the time to force Lincoln to push the war more vigorously. More importantly, they wanted to replace Secretary of State Seward who was viewed as the power behind Lincoln.