Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775

By:
Rabbi George Stern
Climate change poses a danger to almost every nation. Israel is vulnerable -- to the direct effects of climate variations and, particularly, to the political effects of the worldwide use of oil, much of it from the Middle East, which we are burning at mushrooming rates and which is (thanks to carbon dioxide emissions) the biggest factor contributing to global...
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By:
Benjamin Balint
Is Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's two holiest cities, and the Arab world's most conservative monarchy, experiencing a change of heart? In a campaign against extremists at home, Saudi courts have now begun to try 991 prisoners held on terrorism charges. A new government initiative targets jihadist detainees for counseling and religious re-education. And, last year, a Saudi mufti, Sheikh...
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Mazel Tov to Everyone for the Obama Victory It was thrilling to read that, according to exit polls, almost four out of five Jewish voters chose Barack Obama in the presidential election (Cover story: "Obama Sweeps to Historic Victory," Nov. 6). After all the attacks on the Democrats by the Republican Jewish Coalition and the false statements put forward attempting...
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By:
Elliot Jager
Thirteen years after the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, both the left and the right have embraced a single corrosive motto: "Never forget, never forgive." If they persist, our Zionist enterprise is at risk. The left appropriated Rabin's memory, distanced it from the nation as a whole, and exploited it for partisan ends. Rabin's murder was held over the...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Last month, the Palestinians and their anti-Zionist Israeli and international partners finally produced a smoking gun. They had a videotape of evil settlers brutally attacking poor, defenseless Palestinians as they innocently picked olives with their enlightened supporters in a grove by the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron. The Israeli media went into a feeding frenzy. The footage led the television...
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