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  • A rational Jerusalem

    By Adam Deutsch

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Every Jew has an emotional connection to the land of Israel and even more so to the city of Jerusalem. But can that emotional connection negate Israel's responsibility to prove to the international community that we are worthy of the land and have a right to the land?

    Orthodox Rabbi...

  • We have the right to an indivisible Jerusalem

    By Rabbi Dov Fischer

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky invites a forthright open dialogue, a conversation about Jerusalem. Contemplating Israeli talks with those governing the autonomous Arab enclaves of Judea and Samaria -- Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestine Authority -- Rabbi Kanefsky writes that it is time for us to...
  • O, Jerusalem! Oy, Jerusalem!

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The Journal received over 100 letters in response to Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky's Oct. 26 Op-Ed, "An Orthodox Rabbi's Plea: Consider a Divided Jerusalem." The letters were largely supportive of the rabbi's position. For an Op-Ed on the subject by Rabbi Dov Fischer, click here.

  • An Orthodox rabbi’s plea: consider a divided Jerusalem

    By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    October 25, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The question of whether we could bear a redivision of Jerusalem is a searing and painful one. The Orthodox Union, National Council of Young Israel and a variety of other organizations, including Christian Evangelical ones, are calling upon their constituencies to join them in urging...
  • Jerusalem status takes center stage in advance of talks

    By Leslie Susser

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With just more than a month to go before the Israeli-Palestinian peace conference is scheduled to take place, Jerusalem is shaping up to become the key issue.

    Talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams opened Monday with major differences on the table, but with both...