Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Tammuz 20, 5775
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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Every now and then, a passion to reform the way Congress does business sweeps the land. Fueling this is usually a particular scandal and hunger on the part of the opposition party to embarrass the corruption of the majority. It's been 12 years since the Savonarolas of the House Republican caucus roasted the Democratic leadership over their peccadillos (does anyone...
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Evelyn Gordon- Columnist for The Jerusalem Post.
Evelyn Gordon Israeli police clash with protesters during the evacuation of the illegal West Bank settlement outpost of Amona. One of the most troubling elements of the violence at the settlement of Amona earlier this month was the argument that rock-throwing Jewish teens used to justify their tactics: that the Israeli "establishment" - i.e., the government, courts, media and police...
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