Jewish Journal

  • Clinton to Iran: We will ‘totally obliterate’ you

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 22, 2008 | 11:04 am

    A pair of Silversteins, Richard and Ken, drew my attention this morning to Hillary Clinton’s promise to wipe out Iran if it were to strike Israel with nukes in the near future. Here’s the story from Ha’aretz:

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, facing a crucial primary... read on

  • A world without Islam

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 22, 2008 | 9:45 am

    Religion scholar Martin Marty—pushing back against an article in Foreign Policy that asks “What if Islam had never existed?”—cites a plenitude of religion-fueled conflicts that have had nothing to do with Islam. He concludes with the fact that great atrocities of the 20th century... read on

  • Case of the missing matzo, and not the afikomen

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 22, 2008 | 12:32 am

    From coast to coast right now, there is a developing story that is a perfect case for the Hardly Boys. (No, it does not involve 9/11 conspiracies.) Passover began little more than 48 hours ago, and one thing is clear: this Exodus remembrance it appears there wasn’t even enough time... read on

  • Department of Aliyah: I’m moving to Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 21, 2008 | 6:41 pm

    Well, not really. But it’s comforting to know that I could not only move to Israel but in fact become an Israeli citizen. At least that is how I understand a recent ruling from the Israeli Supreme Court, relayed here on the CT Liveblog:

    Last week, the Supreme Court of Israel, ruled on... read on

  • The future of Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 21, 2008 | 3:19 pm

    “Our army is big, we have this atom bomb, but the inner feeling is of absolute fragility, that all the time we are at the edge of the abyss.”

    That sobering sentiment is offered by Israeli author David Grossman in Jeffrey Goldberg’s cover story for this month’s Atlantic,... read on

  • Carter: Hamas open to peace with Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 21, 2008 | 10:12 am

    This just in from Reuters:

    Hamas would accept a deal creating a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip if it was approved by Palestinians in a vote, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Monday after talks with Hamas leaders.

    Carter said he had “no doubt that both the... read on

  • Pope Benedict wins

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 21, 2008 | 10:10 am

    Before he arrived in the United States last week, many American Catholics held old notions of Pope Benedict XVI as “God’s Rottweiler,” as completely unlike his pastoral predecessor. My how quickly the current can change.

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