Walking the Gaza Border with Earl Cox

The people living in southern Israel deserve to be honored as heroes. They have built lovely homes and vibrant communities and are raising beautiful families under the harshest of conditions thanks to their hostile neighbors. Only a short distance away Palestinian...
The Chutzpah of Hamas

The Chutzpah of Hamas

By Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, Congregation B’nai Tzedek— Like so many Yiddish words (and curses) the word “chutzpah” is very descriptive. The best definition is the old joke which appears in Leo Rosten’s classic lexicon, “The Joy of Yiddish.” He explains chutzpah...
Europe’s About-Face on Israel

Europe’s About-Face on Israel

By Melanie Phillips, Algemeiner— A strange, startling, and deeply unfamiliar sound was heard this week. A Trump tweet imploding perhaps? Kim Jong-Un finally destroying his nuclear arsenal? A distant rumble from the Hawaii volcano? No. It was the sound of the...