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ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its...

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this week's Parsha (Bible portion), the word Ur'eetem - And you...

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study, Talmud, and Hebrew. Yet Rabbi David Wolpe observes that Bellow...

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered, or attempted to murder, innocent civilians proved warranted on these...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if...

May 30, 2013 11:37 am

ADL’s Foxman Analyzes Intersection of Online Hate and Free Speech in New Book (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Abraham H. Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), on June 4 is releasing his new book VIRAL HATE: Containing Its Spread...

May 29, 2013 8:52 am

Heads Up!

Perspective. What a difference it can make. How we look, where we look and the way we look at things always colors our impressions. In this...

May 7, 2013 2:15 pm

How Saul Bellow ‘Blew It’ With the Holocaust, Changed His Tune After Six Day War

LOS ANGELES—Born in Canada into an immigrant Jewish family in 1915, Nobel Prize-winning author Saul Bellow had a traditional Jewish upbringing, which included Torah study,...

April 23, 2013 1:44 pm

Is ‘Terrorism’ Racist Term, UK’s Guardian Asks; Ignores 70% Terror Deaths By Islamists

Recent posts I've written at CiF Watch about the Guardian's appalling use of the term "political  prisoner" to characterize violent Palestinian terrorists who murdered,...

April 18, 2013 9:03 am

Eternally Grateful

Respecting our parents seems to become more difficult as we get older. When we were small, we didn't really have much choice. We were totally...

April 11, 2013 3:14 am

Speak Nicely, But Clearly

That the Torah (Bible)  speaks in refined language is a principle of Biblical studies. The classic example is back in the story of Noah. There,...

April 4, 2013 8:14 am

Siblings in Synch

The Jewish People had been busy inaugurating the Mishkan, the sanctuary in the wilderness and G-d's first official dwelling place on earth. A whole week...

March 15, 2013 2:29 am

Jewish Reading Reviews

Reading has always been one of my favorite hobbies and I find it thoroughly enjoyable.  Books always allow us to seek further knowledge,...

March 15, 2013 2:17 am

Bulls and Lambs

Not only animal rights groups have difficulty with this week's Parsha (bible portion). Many if not most people in our modern era have a problem...

February 14, 2013 1:33 am

Going for Gold

Did you know that, according to the Midrash (commentary), gold was only created to beautify the Beit Hamikdash, our holy temple in Jerusalem. That's right....

January 23, 2013 1:11 am

To be a Leader of the Jewish People

"That day, G-d saved Israel from the hands of the Egyptians . . . The Israelites saw the great power G-d had displayed against...

January 16, 2013 1:30 am

Freedom’s Defense

And you shall explain to your child on that day, 'It is because of what the Lord did for me when I went free from Egypt'. It...

January 9, 2013 9:17 am

Of Lice and Men

Throughout all Egypt the dust turned into lice. But when the magicians tried to produce lice by their secret arts, they could not....

January 2, 2013 2:29 am

Who is a Jewish Leader?

The sedra (Bible portion) of Shemot, in a series of finely etched vignettes, paints a portrait of the life of Moses, culminating in the moment...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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