Opinion

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One Authority, One Law, One Gun?

Palestinians Still Play at Democracy Editor in chief of U.S. News & World Report (www. usnews.com) Mortimer B. Zuckerman writes in its Aug. 15...
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The Last Word Week of Aug. 11, 2005

(Wedding) ‘March of the Penguins’ “Goldberg wedding? We’re at the Goldberg wedding?! I thought you said we were going to an Iceberg sighting! (At least,...

Letters Week of Dec. 27, 2012

Readers react to opinions that God had reasons why the Connecticut shootings took place, and the co-authors of a book on media bias respond...
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By Way of Full-Page Ad, Group Brings a Lie to America

Last week, another concerted attempt to repress dissent washed up on American shores. Im Tirtzu, an Israeli group infamous for its attacks on human...
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New Israel Fund Needs To Take More Responsibility

The claim that Im Tirtzu, a small Zionist student group that questions the New Israel Fund, is attempting to curtail debate is an accusation...
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Kudos to Birthright and All Israel Travel

What is the most effective philanthropic program the Jewish community has initiated in the last few decades? Without question, according to our cover story...

Media Clippings: Finally, a Respite

One of the indignities of traveling to foreign countries these days - aside from lost luggage and jet lag - is having to put...
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If Israel’s Learned One Thing About War, It’s That Profiling Works

If Israel's Learned One Thing About War, It's That Profiling Works The Shalem Center think-tank's executive director, Yishai Ha'etzni, writes in The New York Post...

No Alternative to Two States for Two Peoples

During lunch at a friend's home last week, a very bright teenager asked his parents' guests: "What do you think it would take for...
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Imaginary ‘Steps’: Secretary of State Goes Soft on Abbas

The results of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's most recent visit to the Middle East - intended to facilitate Israel's planned disengagement from...