Thursday, May 7, 2015 Iyyar 18, 5775
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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the fact that God's been having a hard time for a while now in America's bookstores. In what seems to have been a concerted effort by certain writers to respond to the zealousness of the Religious Right -- especially its effectiveness in the political arena -- a slew of books have appeared declaring...
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From a Man Touting 'Peace,' Where's the Incentive? The Compromise? Publisher Mortimer Zuckerman writes in U.S. News & World Report ( www.usnews.com ) on Jan. 17 about the latest twist in the search for Middle East peace: "The vast majority of Israelis and Palestinians finally agree on something: Neither side has any confidence that the current talks will bring about...
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Scurrilous rumors about Obama are wrong, but real questions need answers
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Jonathan S. Tobin
African-Americans and Jews were joined in a relationship long characterized by mutual respect and shared commitment to civil rights. But it was also one that often foundered on the sensitivities and resentments that both groups often could not rise above. Yet now that the civil-rights movement, as well as fights over affirmative action and other hot-button issues, have faded from...
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Douglas M. Bloomfield
The Israeli right is worried that President Bush might be serious about brokering peace with the Palestinians, and so it's telling him to stop meddling in their country's domestic politics. Politely, of course. We love you, George -- and we love those billions in military aid and high-tech weapons you send us -- but don't tell us what to do...
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Caroline B. Glick
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni opened negotiations last week with her Palestinian counterpart Ahmed Qurei regarding the partition of Jerusalem; the destruction of hundreds of Israeli communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem; the expulsion of more than 100,000 Israelis from their homes; the borders of Israel; and the right of immigration of foreign, hostile Arabs to Israel. The Palestinian policies of...
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