Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775
The arrival at an agricultural research facility in northeastern Syria of a shipment marked "cement" earlier this month apparently set in motion a chain of events that will have international repercussions. According to published reports, the "cement" was, in fact, a shipment of nuclear equipment from North Korea. The research being conducted at the Syrian facility close to the Turkish...
Comment0
At Your Fingertips
By:
Lots of people, myself included, have written over the past decade or so about how the Internet and the Web -- to say nothing of e-mail, iPods, cell phones and all sorts of other paraphernalia -- have begun to undermine the dominance that books, newspapers, magazines and other traditional forms of media have maintained for so many centuries. There's a...
Comment0
New version of anti-Israel screed finds discredited authors gaining unlikely allies
Back in the spring of 2006, two distinguished but otherwise largely unknown American political scientists managed to break out of the obscurity that is generally the fate of academicians. And the debate about Israel and its supporters hasn't been quite the same ever since. The two, John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen M. Walt of the...
Comment0
It is an intrinsic element of Judaism to approach the beginning of a New Year with introspection. During the Days of Awe, we look at ourselves and ponder what we did over the past year. It is just as necessary to perform the same act of self-examination as a community. In conducting our communal cheshbon nefesh -- or spiritual accounting...
Comment0
Six years after the planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a stark field in Pennsylvania, a lot of Americans are getting bored with the obsessive desire to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001. That was the essence of a front-page story in this past Sunday's New York Times, dated Sept. 2. Indeed, the piece reflects...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement