How to Answer a Three-Fingered SaluteSince the establishment of a Palestinian Unity Government that includes the (openly terrorist) Hamas and the (less-openly terrorist) Fatah, every attack on Israel - each rocket launch and each citizen murdered - is an act of war.
Temple Destruction ReduxSome of us seem to have decided to work on another Churban Habayit - destruction of the Temple and of our homeland.
Religion: Please Enjoy ResponsiblyPamel Geller's talk in Great Neck brought out an Islamist protestor who called her an Islamophobic bigot, among other accusations. It made this writer think about the issue.
No Statute of Limitations on GenocideThe Aussies won't extradite a Nazi because his crimes were condoned by the then government of his country and that country is teaching us how to protect the human rights of Jewish children.
Hareidi Asifa: Perils on the InternetHow does one deal with the perils that Internet poses to the religious community. MSM called the hareidi rally "anti-internet", but it is not so simple. Internet is in the home.
My Take on The Tal LawThe writer does not live in Israel - yet - but takes an active interest in its welfare. In this article on the draft, he does not allow for the exemption for true Torah scholars, which even Ben Gurion saw as crucial to Israel.
On Gunter GrassIf you were a Nazi stormtrooper, you don't get to be taken seriously for anything you write or say involving Jews. Ever. But as soon as you are criticized, the world automatically takes your side.
Neturei Karta and the ExodusThe Neturei Karta attitude to the Jewish State is nothing new. It has happened before - during the Exodus, in fact.
Kosher Jesus? There is a Problem with the HechsherCovering a debate on Rabbi S. Boteach's book, the writers posit that proposing to teach Christians about Christ is no less offensive to Christians than Christians teaching Jews about the Hebrew Scriptures is to Jews.
Occupy Wall St. Protests Doing More Harm Than GoodAt Israel's Sderot Welfare Conference, middle class tent protestors disrupted Finance Minister Steinetz' speech with angry shouting. They want it all now, too bad about Israel weathering world economic crises. Occupy Wall Street makes as much sense.
Sarkozy and Boorish Obama Badmouth BibiWhat should be done with two world leaders who think they can call Israel's PM a liar in private - well, not quite - and then smile before the cameras with him?
Negotiating With TerroristsInternational consensus seems to be that it is better for the Jewish state to collectively punish its own citizenry by unleashing hundreds of murderous psychopaths in and around Israel than punishing Gaza.
Menachem Zivotovsky v. Hillary ClintonLittle Menachem Zivotovsky wasn't born in Ramallah or in Jerusalem's Arab Quarter! He was born in Shaare Zedek Hospital, so why won't the State Dept. write Israel in his American passport?
The Gay "Marriage" CrisisMarriage is a religious institution, and the US government, where religion and state are separate by law, ought to have no place in regulating it.
Cholent, Shavuot, Jerusalem DayThere are cholent Jews and Jews whose Judaism is as a reaction to non-Jews. Shavuot and Jerusalem Day can set that straight.
The Thin Green LineWe should be grateful for Obama's diplomatic gaucherie and lack of moral clarity, because it provides the rest of us with an opportunity to set a few things straight.