Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Iyyar 9, 5775
This week's official start of summer comes as it does each year -- like a breath of fresh air, an annual marker that allows us to rejoice in the prospect of long summer nights, weekends at the beach, visits with friends and family. If you're lucky enough to be a kid or a counselor heading off to overnight camp, relish...
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Imagine not knowing whether your son is dead or alive; when he's had his last meal, if he's ill or whether he's lost his sanity trapped in the hands of terrorists. That's the horrific fate of the parents of Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier who will mark his fifth anniversary in captivity on June 25. A half-decade after he was...
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This week's New Hampshire debate among Republican presidential hopefuls marked the opening salvo in what is certain to be a long, contentious election season. Thankfully, Israel got barely a mention, with only former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum charging that President Barack Obama has "turned his back" on America's allies, including Israel. But don't count on that omission lasting too long...
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It's time for the United States to stop equivocating on Syria and make clear that it's time for Bashar Assad to go. For months, the Assad regime has employed brutal tactics to quash its nascent opposition, killing hundreds of its own citizens and committing human rights abuses in the process. The argument that Assad provides a bulwark of stability in...
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It's a sorry state of affairs when one of the biggest challenges for American Jewry is mobilizing our own community on behalf of Israel. A new effort to do just that is kicking off here next week, with the launch of the Jewish Community Relations Council's Israel Action Coalition. We wish this new initiative the best of luck. We hope...
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