Tag: William Safire
September 17, 2008 | 11:13 pmMaybe it was because I had just helped my daughter move into her freshman dorm room and I was envious of the deliciously named courses she was thinking of taking. Or maybe it was because I've always been a sucker for pitches like "Conversational Hebrew in One Day!" Or maybe it was...
November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm
The Book of Job is commonly -- and mistakenly -- seen as a story of the "patience of Job." And sometimes people have trouble locating its place in the Bible.
Asked by reporters last January to name his favorite book in the New Testament, Howard Dean answered, "The Book of Job." He...
June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm
"We will not allow anyone to drag us into a civil war," declared Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas on June 8.
His disloyal opposition -- Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Yasser Arafat's Al Aqsa suicide brigades -- sent a different message to Abbas and other Arab leaders who had just...