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Shalom Pollack

We Hide Behind Barriers and Look Away

Arabs have discovered a new weapon with which to kill Jews. , 4/19/2015, 6:41 PM

A New Member for Israel's Anti-Israel Communist Party

The Chadash party continued to revere Stalin after his anti-Semitic atrocities became known. But that didn't stop Avraham Burg., 1/9/2015, 10:51 AM

Running Towards the "Center"

Good and evil once meant something., 12/23/2014, 12:17 AM

Lieut. Hadar Goldin Abducted This Morning in Gaza.

How very different we are from them., 8/1/2014, 5:58 PM

Misplaced Mercy is Dangerous

It is not true that we copy everything from America. They are beginning to copy from us. , 6/6/2014, 3:58 PM

The High Holy Days of Spring

I now live in Israel where I celebrate an additional set of High Holy Days - ones I never knew in Brooklyn., 5/27/2014, 5:40 AM

I Paid a Shiva Call This Week

The writer visited the Sofia, the young widow of Evyatar Borovsky, murdered father of five.The Arab who killed him wasn't stopped at a checkpoint. These checkpoints save Jewish lives, but they inconvenience Arabs, so they have been removed., 5/12/2013, 6:12 AM

A Tale of Two Stories

Jewish victims are again ignored. Jewish blood is cheap. It is not news, but this is the situation. , 3/6/2013, 11:40 PM

Reflections on Elections

Most of the "1984 double speak mantras" below were products of the fantasy world of Shimon Peres, the high priest of national delusion. , 1/15/2013, 2:12 AM

The Plague is Spreading

, 10/22/2012, 10:25 AM

Budget Priorities: Terrorist Wages or Electricity Bills

Budgets are a matter of choices - what is considered work, who will get paid from available funds and who will not. One generally chooses to owe money to the side that will do nothing about it. , 9/5/2012, 12:14 PM

Do Tour Guides Need to be "Politically Correct" Too?

The writer, absolutely not willing to forego his principles in order to be politically correct - and shomer Shabbat, as well - has paid a steep price for his love of the land and the Torah. See the letter below., 8/5/2012, 12:16 PM

Who's Afraid of Acco?

When the British hanged underground members in Acco Prison, defiant Jews sang: "I'm not afraid of Acco, It's also part of Eretz Yisrael". It is a city full of Jewish history., 2/17/2011, 3:43 PM

In Those Days, in These Times

Chanukah, from Hellenist times to the Revolutionary War. And on to today., 11/25/2010, 1:15 PM

Without a Doctorate in Expertise

I probably am missing a doctorate in expert affairs, as I did not see how rewarding terror by handing over the victims' homes to the ones that shelled them for years would teach them that shelling won't work. Hadn't our handling of the Hizbullah taught them a lesson? , 7/24/2006, 11:19 PM

At the Nadia Matar Trial

Nadia was cool and confident in the face of her accusers, certain of her way and of the future. Mr. Yoram Sheftel, Matar's lawyer, made some interesting and revealing points. , 6/19/2006, 11:13 PM

Gaza Reflections

A few of us decided to spend <I>Shabbat</I> in one of the Jewish communities in Gaza. With all one hears, names and events like the Alamo and Masada come to mind and tease the imagination. I wanted to be there even for one <I>Shabbat</I> with those on center stage while this drama is being written., 9/8/2004, 11:55 PM

Miracles - A Natural Phenomenon

Israel's brief history and current events are nothing short of breathtaking. Literally miraculous. This is not just hype. I can not say which one of Israel's wars for survival is the greater miracle. , 7/20/2004, 1:06 PM