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When problems don’t have solutions

A Palestinian state, made up of people who are either terrorists or who, in the main, support the Hamas massacre of Oct. 7, is a prescription for the end of Israel.

How many indigenous Palestinians?

Were there 775,000 indigenous Palestinians expelled by Israel? This statement is inextricably tied to a host of issues that I do not address in order to focus on...

What happened to the ‘open air prison?’

It is not surprising that Israel’s massive response to the war launched against it by Hamas has garnered opponents. Face it. Not everyone is deeply connected to Israel...

Is the unity starting to wane?

There is nothing the Jewish people cannot do if they do it from unity. Jews have certainly felt this around the world since Oct. 7. “Together we will win” is the...

The mystery of the 92nd Psalm

One of the enduring mysteries in the book of Psalms is Psalm 92. Its opening verse reads, “A psalm, a song, for the Sabbath day,” followed by 15 more verses. Not a...

AP responds to a critique of its report from Gaza

When I make an argument, I try to imagine the strongest counterargument. As I learned from my high school principal, the late Sam Waldman, never argue against an...

Israel isn’t moving on

Israel isn’t moving on. Neither are the Jewish people. October 7 is like July 4 — fixed in consciousness. October 7 changed Jews in and out of Israel forever.

Hamas won

Hamas has won the war it started on Oct. 7. How could I possibly say this? Thousands of Hamas fighters have been killed. An undetermined number of its terror tunnels...

Jealousy

The lady says, “Cut!” Cut the child in two. 
 It screams from within the famous story exemplifying King Solomon’s wisdom, which is read this week as the haftarah...

Where am I this Chanukah?

Are the lights on the Chanukah menorah like speech or like silence? Do they open up our minds and souls to the meaning of the evil that has surrounded us, the Jewish...