Some Jewish Wisdom for the American Soul Beset by Plague

June 23 2020

On March 3, Eric Cohen took his daughter to school only to find that it had been closed—one of the very first in the nation to be shuttered due to the coronavirus. Soon his daughter was diagnosed with the disease; not long thereafter his father-in-law suffered a heart attack and, as no visitors were allowed, had to be left alone in the hospital. (Both, thankfully, have since then recovered.)

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More about: American society, Charles Darwin, Coronavirus, Judaism

Hamas Returns to Its Cycle of Extortion

Aug. 13 2020

Last week, Hamas resumed launching explosives attached to balloons and kites into Israel, one of which landed in the southern town of Arad. The IDF responded with airstrikes, and the terrorist group first test-fired a barrage of missile into the Mediterranean and then fired a missile at an Israeli town—provoking further counterstrikes. Why disturb the peace now? Because, writes Yoav Limor, the monthly aid Hamas receives from Qatar is set to expire next month:

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More about: Hamas, Israeli Security, Qatar