Opinion

Editorials from the Jewish Exponent, columns, blogs and a forum for kvetching n’ kvelling.

What They Are Saying-

Excerpts from international writers with commentary on issues relating to the Middle East, Israel and world Jewry:   'The Downfall' Offers Germans a Way to Get...

Left, Right. Right, Wrong. Listening to All Sides

We are all - left and right - entrenched in our views, convinced that we know best what's good for Israel. But what if...
oped1.jpg

The Gulag of Our Times?

There is an old saw: If you want to get a mule's attention, hit him on the head with a two-by-four. Now try this:...

Media Clippings

Bucks, which bills itself as The Art + Culture + Lifestyle Magazine, is an oversized, glossy, picture-book kind of publication that must be giving...

What They Are Saying

Apparently, Reason Pays Off, While Hatred Breeds Discontent British historian Paul Johnson writes in the June issue of Commentary (www.commentarymagazine. com) that the Arab world...

Letters Week of June 23, 2005

Proud to Be Part of Place With Different Opinions I was glad to see my synagogue, Congregation Mishkan Shalom, mentioned in your article on the...

Tough Talk for All

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has used her latest tour of the Middle East as an opportunity to lecture two of America's regional allies...
opedtobin.jpg

A Matter of Opinion

Public-opinion surveys have repeatedly shown that Americans are remarkably ignorant of their own history, let alone anyone else's. So maybe that's why our politicians feel...
opedtobin.jpg

A Matter of Opinion

Jews are an especially paranoid lot. Often, it doesn't take much to set us off. In the latest case, it was the mere mention...

Six Days, and 38 Junes Later, the Time Has Come to Get Out

In the years immediately following the Six-Day War of June 1967, Israelis and Israel's supporters worldwide celebrated the IDF's victory without any ambivalence whatsoever. Israel's...