Sunday, August 2, 2015 Av 17, 5775

By:
Abraham H. Foxman
The threat of the infiltration of Sharia, or Islamic law, into the American court system is one of the more pernicious conspiracy theories to gain traction in our country in recent years. The notion that Islam is insidiously making inroads in the United States through the application of religious law is seeping into the mainstream, with even some presidential candidates...
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Readers call for Gilad Shalit's timely release from captivity and also extole the virtues of summer camp for building Jewish identity.
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Next month, when the U.S. Supreme Court reconvenes, there will be a case on the docket that's expected to be of considerable interest to the Jewish community. The justices have agreed to hear M.B.Z. v. Clinton, No. 10-699, which concerns whether or not the phrase "Jerusalem, Israel" can be placed on a particular child's American passport. The young man in...
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By:
Marc Stanley
I was amused by a recent blog post by Adam Serwer titled "Is Bibi Anti-Israel?" In it, the author pointed out that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conditionally offered this month to negotiate with the Palestinians using the pre-1967 borders as a framework. Amazingly, there was no outcry by American Jews that Netanyahu was abandoning Israel by suggesting a return...
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By:
Morton klein
It's high time to face an unpleasant fact: President Barack Obama and Israel are not on the same page. This has been true ever since Obama took office in January 2009, but it was most recently apparent this May when the president ambushed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with an adversarial speech the day before Netanyahu's U.S. visit. In it,...
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