On the surface, the tour looked much like a standard Birthright Israel trip: Participants celebrated Shabbat in Jerusalem’s Old City, swam in the Dead Sea and ascended the ancient mountain fortress at Masada. The trip was mostly free and organizers were prepared with...
The kidnapping that shocked the world
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100 Years of waiting: Lebanon, a century after the Armenian genocide
On Independence Day, thousands of Arab-Israelis march for Palestinians’ right of return
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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...