What is Chanukah? Here is how Rabbi Eliyahu Kitov puts it:
Numerous Danish Christian families hid Jews in their homes or farms, and then smuggled them to the seashore.
Islamo-Nazis came to Mumbai, and besides attacking major hotels, centers of commerce, and tourist attractions, they went Jew-hunting.
Reminding the American public who killed Sen. Robert Kennedy, and why, raises questions about the legitimacy of the Palestinian cause.
The Talmud (Berachot 26b) says, "tefillot avot tiknum" – “prayer was established by the avot.” The Talmud then uses the following verse (Bereshit 19:27) to prove how Avraham established prayer: "Vayaskem Avraham baboker el hamakom asher amad sham et pnei Hashem" – "And Avraham got up early in the morning to the place where he had stood before God."
The message that Abbas and his officials are sending to the Arabs: "You need to join us in our campaign to stop our leaders from making peace with Israel. You must condemn any leader who seeks normalization with Israel as a traitor."
Israel's prime minister, Benamin Netanyahu, wants peace and is interested in negotiations with the Palestinians. The Netanyahu government enjoys popular support because a large majority of Israelis agree with this view. All polls show Israelis deeply desire peace and this influences their voting behavior.
Did you enjoy 5767? For Jews around the world, it was the usual assortment of bad – and even worse – news. Of course, not everything was awful. It was a year of recovery in Israel, as the aftermath of last year’s less than successful Second Lebanon War was followed by recriminations and political stalemate.
Adina Hay-Nissan, recalled that she called up the British command that was stationed in the hotel and warned them, ''This is the Hebrew resistance uprising. We planted bombs in the hotel. Please vacate it immediately. See, we warned you.''
An outrageous assault by Israeli authorities against academic freedom of speech took place in recent days in what is becoming known as the Bukay Affair. The affair combines leftist undermining of democracy, the attempt at thought control by governmental officials and the police, harassment of a university lecturer by an over-zealous prosecutor, and an attempt to create in Israel a political Inquisition against incorrect thinking.
Whose land will be surrendered to the terrorists? Obviously Jewish land as defined in the Bible - land that Israel recovered during the Arabs' third war of aggression against the Jewish state.
It is neither Hamas or PA leaders behind these attacks, they come from the ranks of the common folk.
"This is not peaceful resistance... so when we talk about 'peaceful resistance,' we are deceiving the public,"
"...the current wave of Arab violence is part of a broader strategic threat...”
Rav Pam, zt”l, said the best antidote to divorce is a good marriage. Unfortunately, there is no denying that divorce has become considerably more of a problem than historically was the case in our communities. Thankfully, the phenomenon is receiving some much-needed attention.
Our own worst enemies...
Trump is surrounded by a different Jew. Instead of tenured academics, progressives and irreligious clergy who reject Jewish and American values a very different kind of 'Trump Jew' is now on the rise
Linda Sarsour: Poster-girl for damage done to the female psyche by a strict Islamic upbringing
The unfortunate and notable difference the government makes in its response to the rocket launches, is extremely demoralizing on the Israeli southern population. It also damages Israeli deterrence beyond repair.
As a community, we need to recognize the Democratic Party and its liberal progressive Jewish enablers for who and what they are they are
The bill is the initiative of Knesset Member Eitan Cabel from what is left of the Israeli Labor Party.
I was the first person, save for his family and attorney, to make contact with Jonathan Pollard after his arrest.
Until 1967, Gaza was part of Egypt. The Arabs who lived in Gaza considered themselves – get this – Egyptians. The Muslim Brotherhood was active and quite popular in Gaza – and outlawed by the Egyptian government.
Too many Holocaust memorials have lost their original identity and transitioned to an institution which devotes itself to both Holocaust and genocide, or simply to global genocide
There is no way to know how much damage the leftist lunacy has done to the NBC News brand.
How can that substance which purifies the contaminated also render impure the uncontaminated priest who prepared it?
HRW “investigations” reflect anti-Israel bias, lack of research, and flat-out fabrications.
Although Vashti and Esther never meet, the relationship between them is integral to understanding the events of Megillat Esther. Vashti disappears by the end...
Over the last decade, we've seen the convergence and alliance of Islamism with the far Left (and, with time, the not-so-far Left). Today, there seems to be another supposedly "impossible" convergence underway: We are witnessing the beginnings of an alliance between the radical Right (KKK, neo-Nazis, etc.) and the radical black Left (Black Panthers, Farrakhan, etc.)
A little less than 10 percent of eligible Democratic voters came out on primary day, which translates into Mr. Cuomo having received the support of 6.2 percent of registered Democrats.