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Posts Tagged: Arthur Koestler

June 7, 2013 7:54 am


Last week a young Indian boy living in New York won the National Spelling Bee, the annual spelling championship. The winning spelling was KNAIDEL, that...

April 11, 2013 3:07 am

Holiness and Childbirth

The sidrot (Torah portions) of Tazria and Metsorah contain laws which are among the most difficult to understand. They are about conditions of "impurity" arising...

December 28, 2012 4:20 pm

Haaretz Resurrects the Khazar Jews Theory

Every number of years the theory is advanced that the Jews of Europe are actually descendants of the Khazar kingdom, a mostly...

October 3, 2012 4:06 pm

Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena (REVIEW)

Brothers at War:  Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena, by Jerold Auerbach, (New Orleans, LA: Quid Pro Books, 2011). MILCHEMET ACHIM!—Brothers at war!—is a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Italian Prime Minister: UNESCO Jerusalem Resolution ‘Shocking,’...

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday assailed the anti-Israel resolution adopted by UNESCO last week, saying that he found...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...