Revenge killings carried out by extremist Jews pose a far greater threat to Israel’s society than Palestinian terror. That’s why Jewish law teaches us to punish them harshly.
A month has passed since the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan, yet the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant continues. As radioactive material spews into the air, soil and water, we watch with feelings of helplessness and dread. We have been humbled, first by the destructive power of nature and then by our own powerlessness when confronted with the devastating malfunction of our technology.