Monday, March 2, 2015 AdarI 11, 5775

Will the Lion Die Down With the Lamb? Not a Chance, Mr. President! Columnist Cal Thomas writes in the Washington Times ( www.washingtontimes.com ) on Jan. 16 about President Bush's misplaced faith: "On his recent trip to Israel, President Bush visited several places that reaffirmed his faith, including Bethlehem and the Sea of Galilee. Then exhibiting far greater faith than...
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By:
Rob Eshman
Quick, name one thing that 99 percent of all American Jews agree on. Impossible, right? We are the people who pride ourselves on our contentiousness, who revel in our stiff-neckedness, who love to remind the world that where there are two Jews, you'll find three opinions. But it's not always so. According to the American Jewish Committee's 2007 annual Survey...
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By:
Sholomo Avineri
Ronald S. Lauder, the head of the World Jewish Congress, recently wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on the issue of Jerusalem in which he expressed the concern of Jews everywhere about the future of Israel's capital. This is obvious and self-evident. But the thrust of his letter lay in the suggestion that while he recognizes Israel's...
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Another Local Resident Declined Christian Bible The article on church-state separation and education was very interesting (City & Suburb: "Religion in the Schools: Debate Never Falters," Dec. 27). However, Ellery Schempp, whose complaint led to a change in the law, was not the only one who chose not to listen to prayers in public school. My father died on Jan...
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Many American Jews will be attending a seder this week, but not because they're three months early for Passover. The celebration of Tu B'Shevat -- the New Year of Trees -- which this year falls on Tuesday, Jan. 22, seems to be spreading far and wide. The growing concern over the environment and issues like global warming has had an...
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