Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Sivan 15, 5775
Syrians Discover That Al Qaeda Does Bite the Hands That Feed Them Scholar David Schenker writes in The Weekly Standard ( www.weeklystandard.com ) on Oct. 31 about the complicated relationship between Syria and Al Qaeda: "When it comes to Al Qaeda, Syria gets it coming and going. On Sunday, Oct. 26, U.S. helicopters targeted an Al Qaeda operative on Syrian...
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Steven M. Brown
Jewish day schools have come of age in North America, and you may be surprised by who's attending these schools. Jewish day-school enrollment in the United States has tripled over the course of the last 30 years, from about 70,000 to 200,000 students. Today, about 40 percent of all students who are receiving a Jewish education do so in day...
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Mitchell Bard
Imagine that you are 9 years old, sleeping soundly in your warm bed. Before going to sleep, you went through the normal bedtime ritual of brushing your teeth and washing your hands and face. Your mother came in to read a story. When you wake up, you'll eat breakfast and then go to school like you do every day. But...
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Israel's security will be affected more by its own voting than by our election
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Jonathan S. Tobin
American Jews have spent much of the past year tying themselves in knots debating which of the presidential candidates is the stronger supporter of the U.S.-Israel relationship. To the last week of the campaign, Republicans continued to argue that Barack Obama's protestations of sympathy for the Jewish state were faked. Their last-ditch efforts centered around Obama's appearance at a 2003...
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The universe of Paul Celan, one of the central poets of the 20th century, continues to expand for English-speaking readers, thanks to certain enterprising translators. This year saw the publication by Sheep Meadow Press of the demanding Snow Part , rendered by Ian Fairley. Now the intrepid American Poetry Review , based here in Philadelphia and considered by many to...
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