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What better occasion than the celebration of Easter/Passover this weekend to consider the limits and expectations of interfaith cooperation. The catalyst for this essay was the recent visit of pro-Israel Pastor John Hagee to Jerusalem, where he videotaped a sermon about Jesus Christ...
September 2, 2009 | 5:00 pm
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“How are we going to be as dedicated as these monsters?” was the line in the film that stuck with me. I was in a cramped synagogue, a few blocks from my house, where a standing room-only crowd had come to honor a Jew who had passed away in Jerusalem 30 days earlier.
September 16, 2008 | 7:16 pm
November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pmMideast Peace
The "road map" for peace is a failure and should be abandoned ("Mideast Solution: A Confederation," Nov. 3). President Bush did get it right when he recognized that it is a "battle of ideology."
It is suggested that us Jews (more precisely Hebrews) impress upon the...
September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm
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August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
In the nonprofit circles, former "Let's Make a Deal" host Monty Hall has built a reputation for being a "tireless" fundraiser, having helped raised nearly $1 billion over the years for a lengthy roster of charities, Jewish and non-Jewish alike. Yet "tireless" might be too weak an...
November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Aish HaTorah's guest list includes many of Hollywood'smost famous and influential players
By Robert Eshman, Associate Editor
Imagine that you follow a rainbow insearch of a pot of gold, only to discover that the rainbow ends inyour own back yard. Now...