The Wall Street Journal has an opinion piece by Norman Podhoretz titled Pity the Palestinians? Count Me Out.
The paper also features an article by Ayaan Hirsi Ali titled Here's What I Would Have Said at Brandeis.
The Cornell Student Assembly voted late this afternoon to table indefinitely a Resolution to Divest from companies doing business in Israel.
The decision foiled the last-minute stealth move on the eve of Passover to push the Resolution forward so that the vote would take place next week in the middle of Passover:
Read more and watch video of the Cornell students rejecting divestment: http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/04/cornell-student-assembly-rejects-israel-divestment-15-8-1-video/
In the Pesach Haggada, during the famous “Dayenu” section a perplexing line is found: “If you would have brought us to Mt. Sinai and not given us the Torah—it would have been enough.”
What would have been accomplished in bringing us to Mt. Sinai and not giving us the Torah? Would it really have been enough? Is not the entire purpose of coming to Mt. Sinai the receiving of the Torah? Is there anything that would have been achieved by the mere standing at a mountain?
Read more: http://www.neirot.com/jewish-holidays/it-would-have-been-enough