Maccabean Leadership Models

Originally indited in Hebrew but surviving only in the form of an ancient Greek translation, I Maccabees is both history and a tripartite biography of Jewish leadership, covering over 40 years of eventful affai...

Israel’s Ruinous Right

Perhaps the gravest threat facing the nation today is the twin perils of a dangerous, delusional “Left” and an impotent, incompetent “Right”, unable to decisively and definitively discredit it. The road to hell is paved with good intentions – attributed to ...

The Gate of Redemption

Published on Lazer Beams All of our sages concur that we have already entered the Messianic Age. The Midrash goes a step further and gives us a specific sign when the Geula begins, a sign that we can now see...

PINING FOR FIG LEAVES

Obama partisans fret as Saudi Arabia, Israel and the US confront reality on Iran. Friday, long-time US diplomats and Middle East experts Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky published an article in Foreign ...