Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

By:
Benjamin Balint
Is Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's two holiest cities, and the Arab world's most conservative monarchy, experiencing a change of heart? In a campaign against extremists at home, Saudi courts have now begun to try 991 prisoners held on terrorism charges. A new government initiative targets jihadist detainees for counseling and religious re-education. And, last year, a Saudi mufti, Sheikh...
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By:
Rabbi George Stern
Climate change poses a danger to almost every nation. Israel is vulnerable -- to the direct effects of climate variations and, particularly, to the political effects of the worldwide use of oil, much of it from the Middle East, which we are burning at mushrooming rates and which is (thanks to carbon dioxide emissions) the biggest factor contributing to global...
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The decision by the Democratic caucus of the United States Senate not to remove Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I.-Conn.) from his chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee was a welcome sign of reconciliation in the aftermath of the election. Only eight years ago, Lieberman was the Democrats' candidate for vice president. But fate had something else in store for him and,...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Last month, the Palestinians and their anti-Zionist Israeli and international partners finally produced a smoking gun. They had a videotape of evil settlers brutally attacking poor, defenseless Palestinians as they innocently picked olives with their enlightened supporters in a grove by the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in Hebron. The Israeli media went into a feeding frenzy. The footage led the television...
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By:
Elliot Jager
Thirteen years after the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, both the left and the right have embraced a single corrosive motto: "Never forget, never forgive." If they persist, our Zionist enterprise is at risk. The left appropriated Rabin's memory, distanced it from the nation as a whole, and exploited it for partisan ends. Rabin's murder was held over the...
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