Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

Jonathan S. Tobin

The offensive against pro-Israel voices finds a target in the ADL'S autocrat
By:
He is one of the strongest personalities in an American Jewish world that has no shortage of outsized egos. To know him is not always to admire, let alone love him. But there is no denying that Abe Foxman, the longtime head of the Anti-Defamation League, has a unique place in the political culture of this country. Whether it is...
Comment0
New book shows U.S. involvement in the Middle East long preceded 'Israel lobby'
By:
In 1844, a biblical scholar and professor of Hebrew at New York University published a pamphlet urging the establishment of a Jewish state in the place then known as Palestine. The name of this early Zionist who argued for the recreation of Jewish sovereignty over the land of Israel: George Bush. But the astonishing thing about this manifesto is not...
Comment0
Saddam's words and Arafat document illustrate the distorted visions of a region
By:
Two seemingly unrelated events in the waning days and hours of 2006 pretty much summed up everything you need to know about the Arab-Israeli conflict. Their meaning can be characterized simply: The Arab world's obsession with eradicating the State of Israel and the West's willingness to deceive itself about the character of Arab leaders and their intentions both are based...
Comment0
Can the voters think straight about the one thing we elect presidents to do?
By:
Events have a way of clarifying even the muddiest political puzzles. As Americans prepared to pick the finalists for the presidential contest, the chaos in Pakistan served as a reminder of a simple truth about electing our chief executive. No matter what the candidates say about their priorities or even what voters say they care most about, the one thing...
Comment0
Tiff over oath scratches the surface of a far more difficult clash of values
By:
In late November, radio talk-show host and columnist Dennis Prager penned an article criticizing an incoming member of Congress for announcing that he would take the oath of office in January by swearing upon a Koran. Prager is a respected Jewish author who was recently added to the roster of the board of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, which...
Comment0

Profile

Subscribe To our E-Newsletter

Our Supporters

Advertisement