The End of the Beginning

Ariel Sharon personified Israel's formative era.

Spielberg Phone Home

Munich is a distortion of truth and morality.

Light in the Strangest of Places

At a Grateful Dead concert one Chanukah, I felt like the only Jew in the world. Then an amazing thing happened.

Yasser Abbas

One year after Arafat's death, has anything really changed?

The Candles and the Tree

A child who sees no difference between the flames of the menorah and the twinkling lights of the tree.

A Muslim in a Jewish Land

On a trip to Israel, a Muslim journalist sees firsthand a litany of lies.

Israel's Nobel Prize Winner

When he receives his Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences this week, Prof. Robert Aumann will talk about bringing world peace.

Ma's Intermarriage Game

The decision to marry a Jew evolved from being my mother's choice, to finally my own choice.

Jews and the Jewish Birthrate

Low fertility and high intermarriage are pushing American Jewry toward extinction.

The Origins of the Refugee Problem

Putting to rest the canard that Israel caused the Arab refugee problem.

Mount Zion for Sale?

Don't sell out a Jewish holy site.

Reclaiming Biblical Jerusalem

The world of archeology is rocked by evidence of King David's palace unearthed in Jerusalem.

After the Fall

How do you rebuild after losing everything? Ask David Hatuel.

Don't Call Him Doctor

One rabbi, untrained in medicine, is perhaps the leading medical expert in all of Israel.

Time to Reform UNRWA

The strangely toxic case of the Palestinian refugees' UN caretakers.

Safe in the City

I wanted an evening filled with the magic experience of Sukkot, but I was getting in the way.

10 Essential Facts About the Mideast Conflict

Meticulous research on all the key points of contention.

The Rabbi and Katrina

A deeper look at the storm's impact from a spiritual leader in New Orleans.

Campus Surprise

At a growing number of university campuses, ignorant and hostile anti-Israel sentiment has become the lingua franca of an influential chattering class.

Ariel Sharon's Speech at the UN

Our desire for peace is strong enough to ensure that we will achieve it, only if our neighbors are genuine partners in this longed-for goal.

A Jewish American Hero

Ted Rubin, a Holocaust survivor and Korean War hero, is being recognized this Friday with a long overdue Medal of Honor.

The Scam

In a culture where skepticism is the norm, I'm a sucker.

Destroying Synagogues – Again

Israel respects and protects the holy places of other religions. Why can't the same be said of the Arabs?

The Civil War that Wasn't

An invisible but very tangible border arose between those who shared the pain of disengagement and those who did not.

Adam and Eve in the Garden of Jerusalem

We were in an old world together, that's for sure, but not the one they expected.

Sirens, Loud and Close

My night of despair and tragedy, and their only antidote.

Our Brother's Blood

A young Jewish man is stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City and dies in my arms.

Gaza and Redemption

True justice will be brought with Jewish observance, Jewish study, Jewish tears, Jewish love.

Lessons From The Sbarro Bombing

Wisdom can be gained sometimes from one's enemy.

Adopting Ilana

Plucked from a bleak Russian orphanage, one Jewish family welcomes their new daughter home.

Gush Katif: The Night After

What do Jews do when the longed-for miracle does not occur?

France: Reality Strikes

This summer I was attacked on a Paris subway car -- verbally, religiously and, yes, physically.

Tisha B'Av: Waking Up to a World without God's Presence

How to bring God's palpable presence back into our world.

Blue and Orange Love Story

The deaths of Dov and Rachel Cole should serve to bring Israelis closer together.

And Then They Came After Us

Civilizations will either hang separately or triumph over barbarism together.

CSI: Israel

Meet Professor Yossi ALmog, Israel's real-life CSI sleuth.

Gush Katif Stories, Part 2: Noga's Story

Making the hard choice between hypocrisy and heroism.

Poland's Fascination with Jews

In a country with no more than a wisp of Jewish life, where does such an appetite for things Jewish come from?

A New Paradigm for Israel Advocacy

Israel's image around the world will not improve until we change the way we present Israel to the world.

The Transformer

Professor Reuven Feuerstein has changed the lives of thousands of disabled children around the world.

Responding to Bias: Fight or Flight?

Denigration and defamation are likely to nullify any positive images of Jewish generosity, creativity and good works if the epithets and misinformation are left unchallenged.

Gush Katif Stories

As the disengagement looms, a glimpse into the hearts of the residents.

Impact of Entebbe

The day of the American Bicentennial was a crucial awakening for me as a Jew.

Gimme Shelter

How I learned to stop worrying and love sending my children to Jewish Day School.

The Berlin Memorial

Perhaps one can say that the Germans have their 2,711, and we have ours.

Are Jews Smarter?

Don't let a recent study about enhanced intellectual ability among Jews go to your head.

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