Last week, a young girl on Palestinian television said that Israel killed Arafat and the television host affirmed her statement.
Jewish organizations funded a trip to the Palestinian Authority during which students visited Yasser Arafat’s grave. So what if Boston Federation leader Barry Shrage apologized? This is no minor mistake in judgment. Imagine if a black leader led a group of students in a trip where they took a picture in front of the grave… Read more »
Let not them that are wrongfully mine enemies rejoice over me; neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause. (Psalms 35:19) Among the thousands gathered in Ramallah to welcome the 26 murders Israel released as a good-faith measure late Tuesday night, was Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, according to The… Read more »
We stand today in between two of contemporary history’s most somber anniversaries: September 11 and September 13. Two dates, two 24-hour periods ostensibly no different from any other. The sun rises in the morning and sets in the evening, people go about their daily affairs, and life marches on. And yet, both of these days… Read more »
Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the 20th century pioneer of Religious Zionism, once shared his very unique view of the meaning of flags and what they represent. Flags, whether physically or not, according to Rabbi Kook, bear an insignia indicating the mission of those who carry it. He likens it to a uniform, military or otherwise,… Read more »