A Message to World Leaders: Put Yourself in Israel’s Shoes

By Ronald S. Lauder Recently, we at the World Jewish Congress asked the governments of the world to put themselves in Israel's shoes. "If it...

McCain: Bin Laden’s Death And The Debate Over Torture

By John McCain Osama bin Laden's welcome death has ignited debate over whether the so-called enhanced interrogation techniques used on enemy prisoners were instrumental in...

Analysis: No American Leader Will Strike Iran

By Lee Smith Republican foreign-policy circles have hailed Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running-mate, noting that he believes in...

Political Correctness by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran

If one weighs with weights that are deficient by the standards agreed upon in his locality, or measures with a measuring vessel deficient by...

Are Cigarette Companies Right This Time?

By Bob Greene The cigarette companies -- and, boy, it's hard to say this -- may turn out to be right. Not "right" in the sense...

You Are Not Alone

By Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz It's the last Mishnah of a masechta that is replete with depictions of the day's glory, immersions and offerings. It describes...

Is Cuba Rapprochement A Bellwether For Obama’s Forthcoming Mideast Policy?

By Maayan Jaffe Jewish-American aid worker Alan Gross arrived home to celebrate Hanukkah after five years in a Cuban prison, prompting the Jewish world...

Get Ready for Four More Years of Clinton Scandals

By Marc A. Thiessen It is a common refrain among despondent Americans watching the substance-free, scandal-driven 2016 campaign: "I can't wait for this to end." Well,...

Bolton: Why the Iran Deal Will Trigger a Nuclear Arms Race

By John Bolton Specifics of Barack Obama's incipient deal legitimizing Iran's nuclear-weapons program (and even whether a final understanding can be reached) will doubtless provoke...

Michael Tomasky: Obama Could Be Headed for a Landslide

How can Barack Obama, as a new NBC/Marist poll has it, be beating Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney in South Carolina, of all places?...