The year was 1992, Ari Fuld and I had just been drafted into the IDF as lone soldiers...
This is the true meaning of the time of Sefirah: when one good Jew can be tempted into smearing another good Jew in the heat of the moment.
Thrall can be counted on to produce, on demand, the usual anti-Israel screed that has long been norm at the Times. But Thrall outdoes himself this time.
When Jewish power and influence are used in the cause of peace and justice -- as it is today -- there is nothing to be ashamed of. It should be a source of pride.
History has proven that Jews need more power and influence than other groups to secure their safety. During the 1930s and early 1940s, Jews had morality on their side, but they lacked the power and influence to save six million of their brothers and sisters from systematic murder.
In the phrase I appear to be passive, but a deeper examination reveals that I am the active component: it is my active seeking of your grace that ingratiates me in you.
Following the media storm caused by the top-model, the Hasbara activist reports to “Mida”: “The current government invested in the Arab sector. Many think like me but they do not have the courage to tell the truth”.
The Golden Gate is part of the eastern wall of the Temple Mount. It consists of two bricked-up openings. The Gate of Mercy is the sole gate within the wall directly leading to the Temple Mount.
Booker wants to have his cake and eat it, too. He wishes to appease far-Left anti-Israel activists yet is mindful that pro-Israel contributors have been his biggest financial backers, he deflects criticism by using the “Torah thoughts” to demonstrate his kinship before Jewish audiences. However, repeating Hebrew verses I practiced with him is no substitute to standing with Israel against the genocidal onslaught from Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran.
In America, Ilhan Omar has the right to express anti-Semitic views, using, if she chooses, the same anti-Semitic themes as Nazi propagandists. Her constituents in Minnesota have the right to elect her to Congress. But that doesn’t mean any of them has a right to any committee assignments for Omar in the House of Representatives, much less choice ones like the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
it’s all actually much more expensive than it appears to wage a war of terror--$ that could have gone to some state-of-the-art hospitals. So don't come crying that you 'need medical treatment'
VERY IMPORTANT READ: I refuse to submit a picture of my daughter for shidduchim, and I ask others to join me. I can’t do this alone. I call upon mothers and fathers to stand with me. If you have a daughter in shidduchim, don’t provide a picture. If you have a son, tell the other party that you do not want to see a picture.
The reality is that Israeli Arabs have more rights than Arabs anywhere in the Muslim world. They vote freely, have their own political parties, speak openly against the Israeli government and are beneficiaries of affirmative action in Israeli universities. She says there are "streets for Jews only," which is a categorical lie.
Of the 22 parties currently running, 14 parties are currently all polling within one or two seats above or below the electoral threshold, many within a margin of error. Party leaders will be forced to make compromises and political alliances, or risk not making it through to the parliament.
If the “West Bank” was part of the “Hashemite Kingdom” up to 1967, how did it suddenly become the Palestinians’ long-yearned-for homeland which, up until then, they were submissively willing to cede to an alien potentate?
When the Ottoman rule ended, there was no Palestinian national identity or political borders. It was all made up later. Arabs themselves say so, but the west isn’t listening
The logic behind the Felder amendment goes something like this: Students studying Talmud for many hours a day learn to think critically by means of a rabbinic version of the Socratic method and therefore don’t need to spend much time studying math, science, history, and other secular subjects.
To blame Trump for a terrorist attack on a synagogue is not only inaccurate, it’s partisan hackery at its finest
Avraham Ben-Tzvi still believes the Eitam hill, Efrat’s only remaining land reserve, must be developed urgently, or the town will lose it for good.
Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, he speaks about current bonds with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel, the rocky relationship with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, other regional powers at play, and the complex and uncertain prospects for peace.
While People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has no problem comparing meat-eaters to Nazis in their “Holocaust in your plate” campaign, it refuses to condemn Hamas for burning animals and using them as weapons of war.