In the Face of a Multitude of Threats, Jews Have a Responsibility to Transmit Jewish Civilization to Future Generations

Nov. 19 2019

The events of the past year, noted Eric Cohen in his speech to the Jewish Leadership Conference last week, have given the Jews ample reason to indulge their well-known penchant for worrying. Surveying some of these causes for concern, he reflected on the best way to respond:

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More about: American Jewry, Anti-Semitism, Freedom of Religion, Judaism

The Sinister Attacks on Israeli Offers of Aid to Lebanon

Aug. 10 2020

“The only encouraging thing” about the deadly explosion in Beirut, wrote the former Swedish prime minister Carl Bildt on Twitter, “is that even Israel has been quick in offering humanitarian aid.” Had Bildt been better informed, he might have known that there is nothing new or unusual about the Jewish state offering humanitarian assistance to its Arab neighbors—or to more far-flung nations. Yet his bizarre comment was less hostile than the reactions of those who rushed to dismiss the offer as a meaningless public-relations stunt. Lahav Harkov writes:

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More about: Israel diplomacy, Lebanon