As recently as 1989, The General Assembly (State Legislature) of Pennsylvania passed House Resolution No. 189 declaring a “Geography Awareness Week” in the State. It would have been more fitting for the U.S. Congress to pass it but the results would probably have been equally fruitless. Unless […]
Ron Lipsman’s talk and article “Why Its’ important for Conservatives to Care about Israel” while essentially correct would still be faulted by many so called Liberals who applauded President Obama’s famous (or notorious?) Cairo speech in which he pleaded with the “Muslim World” to recognize the “common […]
Modern Hebrew: The Past and Future of a Revitalized Language by Norman Berdichevsky McFarland & Company June, 2014 ISBN 978-0-7864-9492-7; ca. 25 photos, notes, bibliography, index. Softcover 6 x 9.
Why another book on Israel? I asked myself this question for a long time before deciding […]
I left a five minute message yesterday on the office telephone of President Lawrence of Brandeis University explaining why his decision to rescind the proposal to award Aayan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree was “A small step for Brandeis but a giant step for dhimmitude” (a […]
Both “liberals” such as Hillary Clinton who recently compared Putin to Hitler and knee-jerk conservatives who see the crisis in the Ukraine as a Cold War II are in need of a more restrained, nuanced and intelligent view, taking into account both history and geography – two […]
The recent arrogant remarks by the President that he does not have to wait for Congress to act because he has a pen and phone are nothing less than throwing down a gauntlet to both humiliate and deprecate not just the Congress, but eventually the Supreme Court […]
Shakespeare had Mark Antony comment in his funeral oration for Caesar that “the Evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” – a wistful remark on the propensity of the Roman mob […]