Four Jarring Omens and a Funeral
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This week’s murder of a neighbor in a terror attack carried out by a teenage Palestinian Arab was glaring and jarring in many ways. First and foremost, his death is a great loss for our community and Israel on the whole, but mostly for his wife, four children, parents, siblings and many other family and close friends who survived him, …

eHeziFour Jarring Omens and a Funeral
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Protecting Our Children from Poland
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This week, the fourth of my children visited Poland. Though the immediate threats to Jewish life in Poland today are not what they were 75 years ago, I can’t escape the need to protect her from Poland, our history, and its horrors. I don’t fear for her physical safety, but I do fear her loss of innocence as she will …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Remembering Raz
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This is Raz. I never met him. As we recount 50 years this week since the victory of the Six Day War we also remember another war that began 35 years ago this week. It took place in Lebanon, a war with a much less clear outcome, but also with consequences that linger today. I arrived in Israel a few …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

No light and No End to Tunneling
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Last month’s announcement that Ismail Haniyeh had been chosen as the new head of Hamas was hardly surprising, nor does it portend any change of great significance.  Under Haniyeh’s predecessor, Khaled Mashaal, Hamas retained its place as one of the most evil and notorious terror organizations.  The difference is that unlike Mashaal, Haniyeh was actually born and is based in …

eHeziNo light and No End to Tunneling
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN