Opinion

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Dumbing Down Islamic Terror

Have they got our attention yet? Last week's atrocity in London, like last year's in Madrid, added dozens more to the toll of those...

Church vs. Church

To those who think that the Jews and Israel always must fight alone against their enemies, the latest crop of bad news has brought...
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To the Abyss and Over: Court battle to set new lows for political discourse...

Sometimes, you just have to marvel at the American legal system. It's far from perfect, but the ability of American jurisprudence to closely follow...

The Last Word Week of July 7, 2005

The Young & the Marching As Victor Newman, Eric Braden has been on “The Young and the Restless” for 25 years (well, maybe not so...

In Some Legal Battles, a Draw Feels More Like a Win

There were three opinions in the Kentucky Ten Commandment case and six in the Texas case that were decided last week by the U.S....
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Jerusalem’s Theme for a Day: ‘Oy Vay, I’m Gay!’

I often stroll through Jerusalem's Zion Square, enjoying the fascinating mix of locals and tourists who window shop and linger at the ice-cream parlors....

Keep the Peace!

Keep the Peace! Public opinion in a democracy is a volatile commodity. That's what opponents of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to disengage from Gaza...

What They Are Saying–

Anglican Church's 'Useful Idiots': More Fixated Than Ever! Editor-in-chief of The New Republic (www.tnr. com) Martin Peretz writes on June 30 about the animus for...

In the War of the Words, Both Major Parties Come Out Losers

Stinging political rhetoric is nothing new, but with the nation facing unprecedented challenges at home and abroad, today's venomous talk is producing dangerous paralysis...
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Two Sides of the Abyss, and Far Too Many Purviews

The age of terror, it seems, has sprouted an era of dialogue. A host of conferences meant to bring together East and West have...