Published June 07, 2012
By now, most of you parents know that the Internet is not totally trustworthy. Everything from online sexual predators to identity theft are sources for legitimate concern. Well parents, I am here to raise another red flag: online bigots are targeting your kids
Published May 09, 2012
The growing menace from mainstream extremism and demagoguery leaves us wondering whether the very democratic values, born in the crucible of this continent’s blood-soaked history, remain strong enough to withstand the resurgence of xenophobia and anti-Semitism.
Published April 20, 2012
Incredibly, sixty-two years after his suicide, Adolph Hitler’s image still seems to be popping up all over the globe. 'Hitler chic' manifests in fashion, music, advertising campaigns, and even school competitions
Published March 22, 2012
The alleged French terror suspect and murderer, Mohamed Merah, may have learned how deploy as a terrorist in Afghanistan but he supercharged his hate online. Here are the major lessons from Toulouse.
Published January 24, 2012
It is clear that the heroes of Egypt's Tahrir Square and all the hopes that their struggle would lead their nation and the entire Middle East into a 21st century of change and freedom have been "democratically" defeated by fanatics. We get the message loud and clear: There is no room in the new Egypt for Jews, dead or alive.
Published December 30, 2011
We can only hope and pray that in 2012, democratic governments, international agencies and NGOs will finally find the step up and construct a firewall of truth and civility to protect the faithful and their right to a future.
Published December 16, 2011
When it comes to the charges of being “Israel Firsters” and having “dual loyalty,” those of us at the Simon Wiesenthal Center plead innocent. And we also counter-charge that bloggers from the Center for American Progress are guilty of dangerous political libels resonating with historic and toxic anti-Jewish prejudices.
Published December 01, 2011
The world must begin to hold the Muslim Brotherhood accountable for their words and deeds. A Muslim Brotherhood unleashed further threatens religious minorities, and the hopes of the multitudes who risked life and limb in Tahrir Square to demand freedom and a better future, not an autocratic theocracy.
Published October 17, 2011
Profound and deep Judaic roots weighed on Israel Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu’s quest to free Gilad Shalit. If all goes according to plan, the Israeli soldier kidnapped by Hamas five years ago, will be reunited with loved ones this week. But the celebration will be muted at best, as families of thousands of innocent Israelis murdered and maimed by homicide attacks, are left to watch the Palestinian masses welcome these convicted murderers as conquering heroes.
Published September 28, 2011
Three gifts: Prayer, Repentance and Blessing are at the core of the ten-day spiritual marathon that begins this year on September 28 at sundown for Jews all over the world.