Opinion

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

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Get Out Your Crystal Ball!

Did you enjoy 5765? For Jews around the world, it was the usual mixed bag of bad and even worse news. It was another year...

Media Clippings: Designing Fiction

Of the plump literary quarterlies that now dot the magazine horizon, none is more consistently interesting - even downright surprising - than the reconditioned...
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What They Are Saying: The Bucks Keep Flowing; Who’s Accounting for Them?

Columnist Diana West writes on www.JewishWorldReview.com on Sept. 16 about the payback for America's handouts to the Palestinians: "Maybe it was that last $50 million...
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The ‘Big Bang’ Will Echo Here

According to the Israeli media, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had more on his mind in New York last week than just speaking at the...

Letters Week of Sep. 22, 2005

Missionaries: The Real Threat to Community Contrary to the opinion expressed in your editorial, there is no “gray area” when it comes to “appropriate behavior...

Heart and Soul; The Greenhouse Effect

Heart and Soul In a country where it seems everyone is bowling alone these days - to borrow a phrase from sociologist Robert Putnam -...

Islamists: Choose Between the Bullets and the Ballots

Hamas literally exploded onto the public consciousness in March 1996 with a series of bus bombings that slaughtered nearly 60 Israelis. Today, it is...
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Abbas’ Failures Answer the Prayers of Right-Wingers

You have to wonder just who's developing the Palestinians' strategy for achieving statehood. Or is nobody in charge? The Israeli withdrawal from Gaza was an...

Media Clippings: And He Comes Up Smellin’ Like a Rose

No committed Zionist could have asked for more. On the cover of the September Atlantic Monthly were the words: "How Arafat Destroyed Palestine." The...