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Justice Minister Shaked Issues Manifesto on Jewish Democracy, Based on the Teachings of Chief...

4 Tishri 5777 – October 5, 2016
Alongside the need to restrain the legislator, Shaked sees a dire need to restrain Israel's expansionist Judiciary.

German Jews Irate at Sale of Göring’s Silk Underpants

11 Sivan 5776 – June 17, 2016
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.

Abraham Lincoln and Jewish Thought: A Union Made in Heaven

24 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
Lincoln proved a great friend to the small US Jewish population by granting them generous benefits

Bar Refaeli – Accidental Star Trek Fan

19 Tammuz 5774 – July 16, 2014
Bar Refaeli thought she was quoting Abraham Lincoln. She was. But It was a Lincoln from a different universe.

What is the Link between 17th of Tammuz, July 4th and Lincoln?

27 Tammuz 5773 – July 5, 2013
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.

Abbas’ Gift to US: A ‘Childish” Portrait of Obama and Lincoln

10 Nisan 5773 – March 21, 2013
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gave visiting President Barack Obama a portrait of his guest with Abraham Lincoln, the quality of which was panned...

Lincoln as a Bleeding Heart Peacenik?

29 Adar 5773 – March 11, 2013
Honest Abe used exactly the same blockade tactic against the Confederacy over which the Israeli Left is now sobbing its eyes out.

Bayonets, Horses and Ships, Oh My

8 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
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.

J.E. Dyer: Reflections on Ambassador Shapiro’s ‘We’re ready to attack’ comments in Israel

28 Iyyar 5772 – May 20, 2012
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.

Parshat Toldot

28 Heshvan 5772 – November 24, 2011
In the aftermath of the Union army’s terrible defeat at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, in December 1862, Abraham Lincoln felt compelled to relieve General Ambrose Burnside of command of the Army of the Potomac.

Title: The One Minute Coach: Change Your Life One Minute at a Time

8 Adar 5769 – March 4, 2009
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.

Title: Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Succession Winter 1860-1861

18 Shevat 5769 – February 11, 2009
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.

The ‘S’ Word Has No Place In A Religious Jew’s Vocabulary

12 Shevat 5767 – January 31, 2007
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.

Parshat Vayechi

13 Tevet 5767 – January 3, 2007
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.

Parshat Vayechi

December 1862 was a terrible month for Abraham Lincoln.

Never Fear Being Hated

19 Iyyar 5766 – May 17, 2006
Mendy, today is your bar mitzvah. As your father, I want to help inspire you on this momentous occasion with words that I hope will stay with you forever.

Title: Why Lincoln Matters

17 Av 5764 – August 4, 2004
If the title suggests that this is a book about Abraham Lincoln - you've been tricked!

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