Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
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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By:
Caroline Glick
Today, the public debate in the United States revolves around one question: When are we leaving Iraq? The conventional wisdom has become that U.S. operations in Iraq are futile. Due in large part to politically driven press coverage, Americans have received the impression that America cannot succeed in Iraq, and that consequently, their leaders ought to be concentrating their efforts...
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By:
Susan Strom
The morning after the 2004 election, I found myself out on my front lawn pulling up signs for Kerry/ Edwards and weeping into the cold, whipping wind. I confess my thoughts went to another mad person on the heath, King Lear. Like this character from the famous Shakesperian tragedy, I felt utterly helpless. And I wondered: What will it take...
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