Thursday, March 5, 2015 AdarI 14, 5775

By:
Rabbi Mordechai Liebling
The recent Hamas election victory that secured the majority of seats in the Palestinian legislature poses a dilemma for the supporters of Israel. Hamas is committed in its charter to the destruction of Israel and to acts of violence, yet it is the legitimate government of the Palestinian Authority. We are committed to a safe and secure Israeli state, and...
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John R. Cohn It's hard to follow the Middle East and not have sympathy for the plight of Arab Palestinians. For 60 years, they have suffered as a result of their approach to the unremitting conflict with Jews and Israel. As Abba Eban famously observed, "Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity." But The Philadelphia Inquirer, like much...
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Bragging About 'Steals' Won't Help Folks in Cuba The Jewish Exponent and Cantor Howard Glanz did a disservice to those who travel to Cuba on a regular basis, and struggle to get a license from the government to do so (City & Suburb: "On the Sly, Mission Accomplished: Folks Get Materials Into Cuba," Feb. 23). It was not cute or...
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Stand With Denmark, as They Stood With Us! When Hitler invaded Denmark during the World War II, Denmark's protection of - and solidarity with - its Jewish population was unprecedented. Not only did Denmark's non-Jewish citizens help get their Jews to safety in Sweden, but in a show of solidarity, many Danes also donned yellow Stars of David, when Jews...
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Lori Lowenthal Marcus The world press just could not resist this story: the intolerance of a Jewish Museum of Tolerance! A piece in the Feb. 15 Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the Simon Wiesenthal Center is building a Museum of Tolerance in the center of Jerusalem. Muslim leaders lament that the site being excavated sits on what was once their ancient...
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