Jewish Journal

Islam Is the Answer

By Reuven Firestone

December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

Kashmiri Muslims raise their arms while praying during a religious anniversary at the Hazratbal shrine. Photo by Fayaz Kabli/Reuters

I was visiting a dear Palestinian Muslim friend in Jerusalem some years ago during the first intifada. I had noticed that he was becoming more religiously observant at the time. His wife had... read full article

  • Peace Depends on Education

    By Avi Davis

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    In 1920, author H.G. Wells, in his masterwork, the "Outline of History," described human history as a race between education and catastrophe. While the Western world has progressively moved beyond the peal of that alarm bell, there are areas of the world where 80 years later, it...

  • One Last Chance

    By David Landau

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Yasser Arafat faces what may be his final chance to draw back from the brink of all-out war. After two days of heavy bombardment in retaliation for a series of bloody terror attacks, Israel paused airstrikes Wednesday to give Arafat a few hours to prove that he is serious about...

  • Conquest by Birthrate

    By Simon Carroll

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    A leading Arab think tank is backing an old strategy -- to defeat the Jewish State from within by encouraging the growth of its Arab population.

    The prime proponent of the conquest-by-demography theory is Wahid Abdel Maguid, chief editor of the Arab Strategic Report, the publication...

  • The Importance of Zinni

    By Michael W. Sonnefeldt

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    One of the most significant elements in Secretary of State Colin Powell's speech of Nov. 19 was the appointment of Anthony Zinni, the much-decorated and admired retired Marine Corps four-star general, as his Mideast envoy.

    Zinni's last post was as head of CENTCOM, the command that...

  • To Stay or Go?

    By Jessica Steinberg

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Yossi Cohen, a Tel Aviv taxi driver, is taking it easy these days. He has been slicing time from his usual 10-hour shifts because there just aren't many clients out there. At the same time, he wouldn't consider leaving Israel for anywhere else.

    "What, I need to be a cabbie in...

  • Durban, the Sequel

    By James D. Besser

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Geneva and Ann Arbor, Mich., may be a world apart, but they now have something in common: both are settings for a reinvigorated effort to undercut the very legitimacy of Israel.

    The same folks responsible for turning this summer's Durban conference on racism into an anti-Israel...

  • A New Iraqi Threat?

    By Eric Silver

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    George W. Bush's gritty message to Saddam Hussein this week that any nation that develops weapons of mass destruction for terrorist purposes "will be held accountable" flashed a warning light to Israel.

    If Iraq is indeed next on Washington's anti-terrorist menu, and if that means not...

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