The West has to find a way to copy and compete with groups like ISIS. It will not be through Common Core. The best way to establish a sense of membership and a sense of purpose for young people is by promoting civic activism, in schools, in communities, in municipalities, and in the broader society.
We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.
Not enough is known to predict why the high pressure system occasionally allows an atmospheric river to sneak in and water California, though reports Andres Thompson at Climate Central. The latest river is far from significantly easing California drought.
Why the reluctance of many democratic societies, in Europe and beyond, to recognize that anti-Semitism is the canary in the coal mine alerting them to the existential threat they face? Why does Prime Minister Valls seem more like an exception than like the rule?
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Why is it that White House and Foggy Bottom officials felt obligated to twist themselves into contortions when the U.S. government initially stated the obvious and uncontroversial truth?
But, to be fair, I decided to play a practice game with them, using worthless Monopoly money. My plan was to emerge victorious but to make it close. That way they'd be eager for a rematch when the real money game began.
The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.
I am sure some readers found the images of Mohammed offensive, but so what? Offense is taken, not given, readers who are attacking the magazine now are failing to understand any sort of context to which the cartoons represent.
Writer Kate Welshman has written a riveting book about her love of horses and cowboys, which got the attention of U.S. management and production company Little Studio Films, which signed her immediately, as an author and screenwriter for film and television adaptations.
From now on, what will be at stake is no longer our future ability as Westerners to coexist on a planet scale with the "Muslim other" after the question of "why do they hate us," but rather our ability, and without too much compromise on mutual ethos, to live together within Western societies for the century or more to come.
We need to talk -- again -- about how we exercise our basic, elemental, Constitutional right to free speech.
I do not intend on depriving anyone from the right to hate, but when you stand up for freedom, you have to stand up for individual actions and personal responsibility. Je suis Sana and I believe in freedom of choice.
Manhattan is an enormous Jewish ghetto that many don't want to escape.
What French policymakers and legislators need to be discussing is marginalization of Muslims in France, education, housing, particularly in the suburbs, rental discrimination, and true political participation and repect in the public and private sphere.
Over the past 15 years, I gradually started to hear growing dissatisfaction from my [Jewish] French relatives about their lives there. The youngest were the first to complain. One of them had been roughed up on the metro and her Star of David ripped from her neck.