Jewish identity has been an issue in the Jewish community at least since the beginning of the Common Era, and perhaps even before.
To most of our readers around the globe, this might not mean much. But the idea of having a 7-Eleven outlet on Grand Street,...
Like Erekat, Indyk has been a major player in the peace industry since the early 1990s, and he also can point to zero achievements in bringing peace and prosperity to our region.
In this morally unjust, tactically unwise, strategically harmful, militarily hazardous and life-endangering unilateral concession, we see the erosion of Israeli will.
On the face of it, the test is simple: if what the prophet predicts comes to pass, he is a true prophet; if not, not. Clearly, though, it was not that simple.
The Gitmo Five were released without a prisoner exchange.
"If we deal with him one time, with violence, and show him what time it is, he will never disrespect our religion again ... For Muslims, you'd say it's good, but for non-Muslims, it's very, very bad."
"It is inconceivable that deans of yeshivas would lie knowingly and sign for their students as if they're present full time in the yeshivas, while in reality they're not there."
But surely, you will say, Judaism requires one to respect one’s religious leaders. In theory this is so.
Did President Obama have to lie in a UN speech?
Hirsi Ali was handed the microphone and, 16 months later, her words remain imprinted on my brain: "Even if you give them Jerusalem, there will be no peace."
Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.
After helping themselves to large salaries and allowing fraud to persist under their noses for over a decade, the Claims Conference is too broke to serve the survivors.
In Lebanon there is a rare opportunity to cut off a significant part of one of the most important arms of the Iranian octopus, which comprises Syria and Hezbollah.
The collective subconscious that pulls the young people of Tel Aviv’s trendy Shenkin Street to alternative lamentations on the city rooftops discovers something in Tisha B’Av.
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