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The gift of the Jews

The gift of the Jews

If, as some believe, it was the role of Christianity to spread the word throughout the world, it is the Jews who claim first rights to the idea of the dignity of man.

December 21, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Something evil this way comes

Something evil this way comes

Hamas, according to the American media, are winning the war for public opinion.

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The tragedy of the Arabs

The tragedy of the Arabs

‘Outsiders cannot simply stamp out the jihadist cause or impose prosperity and democracy.’

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Liesel Rosenberg: A triumph of the human spirit

Liesel Rosenberg: A triumph of the human spirit

Liesel Rosenberg was one of those human beings who in just the act of living validated the resiliency of the human spirit. Born in Cologne, Germany, in 1922, she was one of the generation of European Jews that was almost totally destroyed by the Holocaust.

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The gift of the Jews

The gift of the Jews

It is a truism to say that the vital mentality of the Western world has spread throughout the world and has come to infect every culture on earth. As Thomas Cahill wrote, “For better or worse, the role of the West in humanity’s history is singular. Because of this, the role of the Jews, the inventors of Western culture, is also singular, there is simply no one else remotely like them; they are unique.”

December 15, 2011 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

The gift of the Jews

The gift of the Jews

It is a truism to say that the vital mentality of the Western world has spread throughout the world and has come to infect every culture on earth. As Thomas Cahill wrote, “For better or worse, the role of the West in humanity’s history is singular. Because of this, the role of the Jews, the inventors of Western culture, is also singular, there is simply no one else remotely like them; they are unique.”

December 23, 2010 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »