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Jul 17, 2018, 9:34 PM
The Importance of Visiting Survivors
In his profound book Man’s Search for Meaning, Holocaust survivor and famed psychiatrist Viktor Frankl encourages readers to apply his lessons from the Holocaust to their own lives. At one point in the narrative, Frankl shared an inspiring lesson...
Jul 16, 2018, 4:25 PM
Birthright and the Intellectual Dishonesty of the Anti-Israel Camp
For 18 years, Birthright has been offering free trips to Israel for Jewish youth. With over 650,000 alumni and counting, co-founders Charles Bronfman and Michael Steinhardt are directly responsible for a significant rise in Jewish identity among younger generations....
Jul 13, 2018, 6:57 AM
Gaza Is Not Occupied by Anyone Other than Gazans — The War of Words
Gaza is occupied by Gazans. Neither Egypt nor Israel, its territorial neighbors, occupy Gaza, as a matter of fact or law. Yet, the provocative terms “occupation” and “occupier” are casually used, by many in the news media and others, to...
Jul 8, 2018, 5:46 PM
Why I’m Not Studying Abroad
Studying abroad junior year of college has become a bit of a cliché. Hypothetically, it’s a great opportunity for young people to learn about another country and themselves. I genuinely think that everyone should study abroad if they can....
Jul 1, 2018, 8:52 AM
Pinchas: Passover and Marijuana
What can possibly be the connection between Passover and marijuana? Well on Passover we ask questions, and when you are high on Marijuana, well let’s just the say the questions don’t seem to matter anymore... This may sound facetious...
Jun 30, 2018, 9:50 PM
The Decline of Civility and Respect
I don't know about you, but I am very disturbed by a certain trend in America, particularly with respect to politics. Americans have always thrived on having a healthy discourse among themselves with respect to political issues. Often, we...
Shlomo Roiter Jesner
Jun 27, 2018, 9:36 PM
BDS at Cambridge: Activism blinded by self-righteousness?
Student activism at the University of Cambridge surrounding the most recent events in Gaza has, of late, been severely problematic. Beginning with a rally on Kings Parade, which included calls for the destruction of the State of Israel and...
Jun 25, 2018, 12:14 AM
Is The ACLU Reconsidering Its Role?
The disclosure of an internal memo at The American Civil Liberties Union has questioned whether the ACLU, long the standard bearer for the protection of free speech at all costs, the First Amendment, is considering modifying their position. "Our defense...
Jun 22, 2018, 5:25 PM
The ‘March of Return protests’ were anything but peaceful
This past month Israel celebrated its 70th year of independence. Whilst this was a joyous time for Israelis, the Palestinians marked it with protests at the Gaza border starting on March 30th. These accelerated in their violence as ‘Nakba’...
Jun 19, 2018, 1:01 PM
What’s wrong with the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act
Rather than codify an official anti-Semitism definition, Congress should focus on preventing harassment of students