Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
By:
Douglas Bloomfield
With his approval ratings sinking to Nixonian lows and voters punishing congressional Republicans for his Iraq war policy, George W. Bush has barely two years left to rescue his presidency and shape his legacy. The self-described uniter turned out to be a divider -- big time -- even within his own party, dragging it to defeat. But it's possible that...
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By:
Ben Caspit
Somebody needs to tell the truth -- to the inhabitants of Beit Hanoun, to the inhabitants of the Gaza Strip, to the Arabs of the territories, to the whole world. It is a simple, harsh and single truth: Those who fire thousands of Kassam rockets upon a civilian population for years, those who accumulate tons of explosive materials, arms and...
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By:
Elliot Jager
On those mornings when I take a bus from my Jerusalem neighborhood of Talpiot to my office on the other side of town, I always scan fellow passengers, checking for would-be suicide bombers. Several years ago, a colleague found himself sharing a ride with a randy "martyr" on his way to collect 70 virgins. Perhaps that's why I found myself...
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By:
Isi Leibler
You would have hoped that by the 21st century, it would be history, but anti-Semitism has reached what British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has described as "global tsunami" proportions. Clearly, we are destined to remain "the people that dwelleth alone." Boosted by the sponsorship of Islamic governments, the world's oldest hatred continues to proliferate, and is once more embedded in...
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By:
Leonard Fein
Generally, I find the all-too-common fundraising slogan "now more than ever" offensive. Yet I'm not alone in thinking next week's vote in significant respects is the most consequential off-year election in memory. Why? Because our nation will be paying the costs of George W. Bush's presidency for generations to come. The sooner we can be done with it, the sooner...
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