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Larry Domnitch

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Illegal Arab building - Efrat as a microcosm

According to a study published on October 11, 2022, by Regavim, there are 81,317 illegal structures in area C. Op-ed.

Illegal Arab building - Efrat as a microcosm

Holding on to all of Efrat

Trees planted have been regularly uprooted and the paths made by volunteers have repeatedly been destroyed.Op-ed

Holding on to all of Efrat

UNRWA paving the road to conflict

The 67 nations and 33 agencies which aid UNWRA do not demand a change in its policies that support the perpetuation of conflict. Op-ed.

UNRWA paving the road to conflict

'Buy Palestinian Matzot!' - a1927 ad

This was the slogan in 1927 when Chief Rabbi Avraham Kook urged Rabbis to have their ongregations buy Matzot from the land of Israel. Op-ed.

'Buy Palestinian Matzot!' - a1927 ad

Remembering the Anschluss - March 12, 1938

The WJC appealed to the League of Nations to come to the aid of Austrian Jewry, “exposed completely to Nazi barbarism.” No response.Op-ed.

Remembering the Anschluss - March 12, 1938

A Tale of Two Persias:Haman and the Ayatollahs

To the Iranian Mullahs, like Haman, Jews sitting at‘their gate to the King (the Almighty) in Jerusalem as sovereigns, is intolerable.

A Tale of Two Persias:Haman and the  Ayatollahs

Chaim Dovid ben Chaim Dovid

A true story from WWI on the futility of wasting precious hours arguing about the unimportant things in life.

Chaim Dovid ben Chaim Dovid

Do we feel the pain of our brethren?

By showing empathy, despite their own suffering, the Israelites hastened their redemption. It can redeem us as well. Op-ed.

Do we feel the pain of our brethren?

Victory in Jerusalem, Hanukkah 1917: Allenby enters Jaffa Gate

The Turks had fallen, cheering crownds lined the streets..The London Jewish Chronicle,called it an “Epochal event.” Op-ed.

Victory in Jerusalem, Hanukkah 1917: Allenby enters Jaffa Gate

Trump kept his word.

Before being elected, Trump said: "Together we will make America and Israel safe again.” He said it and he meant it. Op-ed.

Trump kept his word.

The reawakening at the Water Gate

Ezra and Nechemia appealed to the nation on Rosh Hashannah, effecting a spiritual renewal which paved the path for Jewish continuity.

The reawakening at the Water Gate

Ki Tavo: How good is our portion

Philosopher Franz Rosenzweig describing the joyous praying in a hasidic synagogue in Warsaw: “I have never heard such praying.”

Ki Tavo: How good is our portion

Memorial Day and US Jewish Heritage Month: Jewish WWI heroes

1,100 Jews were cited for valor at the end of WWI. Three Jewish soldiers received the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Memorial Day and US Jewish Heritage Month: Jewish WWI heroes

Remembering the 1948 "Road of Heroism"

Only one road supplied the Jews of Jerusalem in 1948 and it was blocked by the Arab Legion. Read the heroic tale of the Burma Road. Op-ed.

Remembering the 1948 "Road of Heroism"

Remembering the "Iron Lady"

Remembering the "Iron Lady"

Kit Tavo: Gratitude to G-d, Despite Suffering

Kit Tavo: Gratitude to G-d, Despite Suffering

Tu B'Av. A Golden Opportunity

Tu B'Av. A Golden Opportunity

Romney: Standing by Israel

Romney: Standing by Israel

Obama's Egyptian Fiasco

Obama's Egyptian Fiasco

With Whom is the JCC Partnering?

With Whom is the JCC Partnering?

A Night of Reckoning in Kovno, Lithuania, 1917

A Night of Reckoning in Kovno, Lithuania, 1917

1917: British Jews and Zionism

1917: British Jews and Zionism

Forgotten: 1917 Jewish Refugees

Forgotten: 1917 Jewish Refugees

It's Canada Again

It's Canada Again

Tower of Babel: Rebellion

Tower of Babel: Rebellion

The Rise of Tyranny--Again?

The Rise of Tyranny--Again?

June 5-11, 1967--Lest We Forget

June 5-11, 1967--Lest We Forget

Jerusalem: Past, Present, Future

Jerusalem: Past, Present, Future

The Jewish Legion and Passover

The Jewish Legion and Passover

Purim in Gora 1917

Purim in Gora 1917

One Jerusalem

One Jerusalem

To Jewish Obama Supporters

To Jewish Obama Supporters

In Praise of Obstinacy

In Praise of Obstinacy

Remembering Entebbe

Remembering Entebbe

Unilateralism

Unilateralism

George W. Bush: A Friend

George W. Bush: A Friend

Queen Shlomtzion

Queen Shlomtzion

True Jewish Leadership

True Jewish Leadership

A Cantonist's Prayer on Yom Kippur

A Cantonist's Prayer on Yom Kippur

The Fifth of Tammuz: Remembering the Victims

The Fifth of Tammuz: Remembering the Victims

The Reunification of the City of Unity

The Reunification of the City of Unity

A Call to Action

A Call to Action

Passover: Getting the Message Across

Passover: Getting the Message Across

March 1881 to March 2007: The Writing on the Wall

March 1881 to March 2007: The Writing on the Wall

The Miracle of Purim

The Miracle of Purim

<i>Shemot</I>: A Challenge of Faith

 <i>Shemot</I>: A Challenge of Faith

Post-Post-Zionism

 Post-Post-Zionism

Musings on the United Nations

 Musings on the United Nations

Israel Activism in Our Times

 Israel Activism in Our Times

The Temporary and the Permanent

 The Temporary and the Permanent

Remember the Twentieth of Sivan

 Remember the Twentieth of Sivan

Jerusalem's Defenders: The Road From Hebron

 Jerusalem's Defenders: The Road From Hebron

<I>Beshalach</I>: Anti-Semitism at the Reed Sea

 <I>Beshalach</I>: Anti-Semitism at the Reed Sea

<I>Sh'mot</I>: Moshe's Decision

 <I>Sh'mot</I>: Moshe's Decision

Chanukah and International Pressure

 Chanukah and International Pressure

"The Shofar of Courage and Hope"

 "The Shofar of Courage and Hope"

A Special <I>Shabbat Nachamu</I> in Jerusalem

 A Special <I>Shabbat Nachamu</I> in Jerusalem

The Tenth of Av: While the Temple Was in Flames

 The Tenth of Av: While the Temple Was in Flames

Remembering Maalot

 Remembering Maalot

A Post-Seder Thought

 A Post-Seder Thought