Should We Not Dance?

A Jerusalem resident's personal reaction to the bus bombing.


Perhaps we fear that by remembering our losses, we'll be unable to move forward.

What is the Road Map?

Israel endorses the peace plan, with 14 reservations that Sharon calls the 'red line.'

Bigotry and the Road Map

Peace will only come when the world stops "the soft bigotry of low expectations" against the Palestinians.

The Inquisition: Full Circle

500 years after being forced to abandon Judaism, some descendents are starting to return.

Prosecute Abu Abbas

The world should know what Abu Abbas and Samir Kuntar did to my family.

48 Hours Of Grief

Some of those lost in the recent terror spasm.

Sending Syria a Signal

Damascus has a record of lying to Washington and getting away with it.

The Chicken Lady

Meet Chaya Hammer, the 93-year-old great-great-grandmother whose kindness campaign is feeding hundreds of poor families in Israel.

France and its Jews

More than a quarter of the Jews in France are considering leaving in the wake of the serious attacks targeting the country's Jewish community.

Loving the Land of Israel

The spiritual power of God's special place.

Missing in Action

Memorial Day is especially painful for the families of soldiers whose fate remains unknown.

Passage to Israel

Despite the hardships of adjusting to a new country amid the threat of terrorism, these Florida families wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

Our Journey Home

Having attained our personal, professional, and spiritual goals in Toronto, we decided to realize the dream that our ancestors prayed for but could not fulfill: living in Israel.

55 Reasons to Visit Israel readers share their enthusiasm for Israel.

Preparing for War_

It's not the unconventional weapons I'm getting ready for.

The Iraqi War and Me

The fate of the captured American soldiers has made a surprising impact on my day-to-day life.

Abraham's Iraq Lesson

Jewish tradition holds that even a corrupt culture can be reshaped.

Purim Masks and Gas Masks

Just when my son thought the Purim fun was over, his eyes sparkled at the thought of a donning a different kind of mask and starting a new Purim again.

Arafat's Prime Minister

Arafat keeps his grip on the reigns of power, and appoints a Holocaust-denier to handle daily affairs.

Laughter in a Time of War

The women of Gush Etzion launch a Purim counter-offensive.

Tears on Grey Cement

An Israeli high school student falls victim to Arab terror. Her schoolmate recounts how.

Terror All Too Familiar

An Israeli father and the Haifa bus bombing.

Defying Evil

Inside every Jew is a fighter.

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Magic Michael applies his therapy to a young patient's funny bone.

Reuters Ruins Rachel's Tomb

Israel's plan to stop Palestinian violence is sensationalized by Reuters as "splitting Christ's birthplace."

Why are Palestinians So Angry?

Palestinian rejectionism flourishes.

It is Difficult To Write About Tears

Victims of terror are not just 'injured'. Their lives have been shattered and irreversibly changed.

From The Depths to the Heavens

The story behind Ilan Ramon's Torah scroll from the Holocaust.

Jerusalem's Supermen

Two unknown heroes tackle the poverty in Israel.

Israel is the New Jew

Canada's former prime minister notes that contemporary anti-Semitism has added the Jewish state to its list of targets.

Forestalling the Stage of Acceptance

It would be tragic to accept the crisis in Israel as a normal part of reality.

Ramon's Legacy

He embodies some of Israel's highest aspirations, most painful memories, and the dream of Jewish unity.

Ilan Ramon: Shattered Dreams

The death of Ilan Ramon shakes Israel to its core.

Israeli Elections: Democracy in Action

On Tuesday, January 28, Israelis will go to the polls to elect a new Knesset -- and to showcase the Mideast's lone democracy.

Immunizing Science Against Bigotry

Beleaguered Israeli doctors now have to fend off mindless attacks from their scientific colleagues, particularly in Europe.

The Scheming Canadian Journalist

CBC's Mideast correspondent instigates other reporters to join his protest.

Thank God

It's difficult to be upbeat when you are surrounded with enemies, terror, hatred and death. But there is much to be thankful for.

My True Hero

Yes, Colonel Ramon, Israel's first astronaut to enter outer space, is a hero. For me there is another hero: his mother, a survivor of Auschwitz.

With His Dying Breath

Noam Apter's heroic act saved countless lives. Why didn't more people hear about it?

Shame on the CBC

CBC's Mideast coverage is amoral, irresponsible and rife with double standards.

Rejecting Martyrdom

The daughter of an Arab warrior tells her tale.

Letting Terrorism Win

Why should Washington's plan to oust Saddam Hussein transform Iraq into a democracy prevent Israel from working a similar transformation of Palestinian society?

The Moderate Voice of Islam?

A self-proclaimed 'moderate' Islamic website condones Palestinian suicide bombings against civilians.

The Hidden Hero

Koby Azoulay operates a dry-cleaning service in Jerusalem. During his recent stint as a reserve soldier, he was instrumental in preventing three separate terrorist attacks.

Israel Needs You

It is up to every Jew in the Diaspora to snap out of this fearful mindset and come visit Israel.

Dishonest Reporting 'Award' for 2002

The British media's coverage of Jenin wins the ignoble prize for the most skewed and biased reporting on the Mideast conflict.


The story of Massoud Mahlouf Allon, who was mutilated and beaten to death while distributing blankets he collected from Israelis to poor Palestinians, is my pick for story of the week.

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