Monday, September 26, 2016 Elul 23, 5776

For the past few months, it's been difficult for Americans to focus on anything but the economy. But events in Mumbai, India this past week should serve to remind us that our government has other purposes besides providing financial succor for failing capitalists. It's hardly a coincidence that in a teeming city of many millions, the Mumbai terrorists sought out...
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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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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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The decision by the Democratic caucus of the United States Senate not to remove Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I.-Conn.) from his chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee was a welcome sign of reconciliation in the aftermath of the election. Only eight years ago, Lieberman was the Democrats' candidate for vice president. But fate had something else in store for him and,...
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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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