REASON AND LAW – Morris Raphael Cohen

…the law is not at any  time completed but is always being modified in the process of judicial decision. Not only is the common law what the judges have made it but this is also largely the case with our statutory law, of which constitutional law is a special instance. (p. 81) The law …is a self correcting system. (p. 82) The end of law, the administration of […]

Druze Religious Leader Commits to Noachide “Seven Laws”

First Publish: 1/18/2004, 3:46 PM / Last Update: 1/18/2004, 5:32 PM The spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel, Sheikh Mowafak Tarif, this weekend signed a declaration calling on non-Jews in Israel to observe the Seven Noahide (Bnei Noach) Commandments, as laid down in the Bible and expounded upon in Jewish tradition. Several weeks ago, the mayor of the primarily Druze city of Shfaram, in the Galilee, […]

America’s pathological denial of reality

by Caroline Glick In America of December 2015, natural conclusions are considered irresponsible, at best.   Police officers conduct a manhunt after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California December 2, 2015. (photo credit:REUTERS)  How much lower will America sink before it regains its senses? Wednesday, two Muslims walked into a Christmas party at a community service center in San Bernardino, California where one worked. They were wearing […]

From Indonesia, a Muslim Challenge to the Ideology of the Islamic State

By JOE COCHRANE NOV. 26, 2015 Photo Muslims praying during Ramadan at a mosque in Jakarta in Indonesia. The country has the world’s largest Muslim population. Credit Nyimas Laula/Reuters Terrifyingly familiar. Islamic State soldiers march a line of prisoners to a riverbank, shoot them one by one and dump their bodies over a blood-soaked dock into the water. But instead of the celebratory music and words of praise […]

Saving Innocent Lives vs Civil Liberties

  PDF   Candidly Speaking: Saving innocent lives must have priority over civil liberties   By ISI LEIBLER \ 11/25/2015 21:45 “When calls are made to unite to combat global Islamic terrorism, as in the aftermath of the Paris massacres, Israel, which is on the front lines of the battle, is simply ignored.” Ziv Mizrahi’s mother at his funeral.. (photo credit:TOVAH LAZAROFF) The indisputable prime responsibility of […]

The Intellectual Rearmament of the West

The Jerusalem Post – Israel News November 20, 2015: Why only now? terrorism By DAVID M. WEINBERG \ 11/19/2015 21:41 History teaches us that the fearless defeat the feeble. The faithful overcome the fickle. The rooted rout the irresolute. Let’s face it: Radical Islam of the 21st century is deeply devoted and daring. It is driven by intense religious-fascist fervor, and a purist-apocalyptic vision of a global caliphate […]