Among the most-played songs in my iTunes library are four immortal (and often-covered) compositions by Leonard Cohen: “Sisters of Mercy,” “Bird on a Wire,” “Hallelujah” and, of course, “Suzanne.” Significantly, “Hallejujah” is a meditation on the “sweet singer of Israel,” King...
In lame-duck period, Obama administration retreats from peace endeavors
Israel’s land seizure: political favor or West Bank game-changer?
Whether you fire him or not, condemn Salaita’s words
The secret signal
ISIS is much worse than Hamas
Olmert retrial in Talansky Affair begins
Iran dramatically shifts Iraq policy to confront Islamic State
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Fall is high season for the publishing industry. Jewish Book Month, which arrives in November, may have a little something to do with it, and so does the stirring of activity that always follows Labor Day. But the most important reason, of course, is the approach of the gift-giving...
A hate incident against Elon GoldSHARES
Israeli woman refused service at Florida gas station; called ‘killer’ by attendantSHARES
ISIS beheads U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who was JewishSHARES
Ruth and Judea Pearl on James Foley, Daniel Pearl and the pragmatic fight against evilSHARES