Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
Persecution of Christians in Middle East a Significant Obstacle to Peace Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews writes in www.JewishWorldReview.com on Sept. 11 about the systematic destruction of Christianity in the Middle East: "An Islamic court in Shiraz, Iran, has just convicted two men of being infidels. Their crime? Converting to Christianity. The possible sentence?...
Comment0
By:
Now that I'm fast approaching my 60th birthday, I find myself riveted by any descriptions I run across of the aging process. Not that I consider myself old. But those who are honest with themselves as they approach their seventh decade have to admit that their bodies have begun sending signals that are a good deal different from the ones...
Comment0
It's time once again to take the 5769 Jewish pundit quiz on next year's news
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
Did you have a good time in 5768? 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 in which the tide turned in favor of the American war effort in Iraq. The rocket barrage on southern Israel was halted (for the...
Comment0
By:
Jon Erlbaum
Imagine the world's wealthiest investor finally gives you an appointment after you've waited an entire year for meaningful face time. You know all too well that if you can only manage to get him on board with your vision, he can effortlessly transform your creative dreams into a concrete reality. After painstaking preparation, you arrive at the meeting and begin...
Comment0
By:
Stewart D. Friedman
Now is the time of year when we return to what matters most in our lives. We reflect on what we've done and we commit to making things better in the year ahead. What a great and powerful moment in the Jewish cycle. For without this annual taking stock, how can we evolve to become the person we want to...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement