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What They Are Saying: Uncovering the Truth Behind a Flurry of Fuzzy Photos

Author David Gelernter writes in the Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com) on Sept. 9 that sometimes television pictures don't tell the truth: "A 55-second video report,...

New Year, Same Story: A ‘State’ of Chaos

Throughout 2005, most observers of Israel were under the impression that a truce between the Jewish state and Palestinian terror organizations had created a...

Letters of 01/05/06

Show Israeli Avengers as Heroes, Not Doubters “Munich” is not your typical Steven Spielberg movie (Cover Story: “Is ‘Munich’ Fair Game?” Dec. 22). Comparing this...

Debate Over Jerusalem: All Talk, No Action

  With all the bowl games being played this time of year, one should be named for Jerusalem - that perennial political football that politicians...

Media Clippings: Literary Genius?

I have written several times that the Nobel Prizes, especially those for literature, have been given primarily for the politics of the writers rather...

Florida Jury Hands Jihad Fundraiser a ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card

  Historian Ronald Radosh writes in The Weekly Standard (www.weeklystandard.com) on Jan. 2 about why a professor of terror beat a federal rap: "The acquittal on Dec. 6...
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The Last Word Week of Sept. 8, 2005

Now at Bat … You may have read elsewhere that Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld’s baby boy, born on Aug. 22, was named Shepherd. But, TLW got...
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A New Twist on ‘Intelligent Design’

According to most accounts of the last days of the Jewish settlements in Gaza, there were a considerable number among those waiting to be...

Letters to the Editor Week of Sep. 8, 2005

Don’t Champion Flight; Stress the Sorrow of It! The tears that streamed down the faces of thousands of Jewish men, women and children forcibly removed...

Operative Word?; A High-Pressure Forecast

Operative Word? Obligation! In the days since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the reaction from the rest of the country has...