Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

Jonathan S. Tobin

A weak government's survival will impact the future of the U.S.-Israel alliance
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As a matter of principle, it is not the business of American friends of Israel to tell Israelis who should, or should not, be their prime minister. That is, unfortunately, a proposition that has been observed largely in the breach over the course of the last 30 years. American Jews, and American politicians, for that matter, have done their best...
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Congressional fight over Turkish genocide of Armenians puts Jews in a difficult spot
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If you had the choice between telling the truth about 20th-century genocide -- and thereby alienating a contemporary strategic ally of the United States and Israel -- or ignoring or downplaying the genocide and keeping the ally happy, which would you do? Is this just an interesting hypothetical for grad students in ethics or philosophy to chew on? No. It...
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Puff piece on mosque that inspired murder further tarnishes the 'Times'
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In 1932, one of the most prestigious honors in journalism, the Pulitzer Prize, was awarded to Walter Duranty, a New York Times reporter who was then serving as foreign correspondent in the Soviet Union. Though many other Pulitzers -- both deserved and undeserved -- have been handed out over the years, Duranty's is remembered more than most. In the online...
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New play revisits both heroism and disgrace of Americans during the Holocaust
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According to a growing number of academics and political extremists, the Jews have too much power in America. This backlash against the so-called "Israel Lobby" has predictably caused many to wonder whether the assertive voice of contemporary Jewish political activism is too loud, too brash and, most of all, too pushy in making its case. Those who wonder what the...
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Irish peace agreement gives false hope to those who want more pressure on Israel
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Last week's dramatic meeting between two Irish leaders was the sort of thing no one imagined possible. Rev. Ian Paisley, the fearsome octogenarian tribune of Northern Ireland Protestants, and Gerry Adams, the leader of Sinn Fein, the political arm of the terrorist Provisional Irish Republican Army, sat down in Belfast to make peace. Though it has been nine years since...
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