Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774
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Leonard Fein
On March 12, the Union for Reform Judaism became the first national Jewish organization to take more than a tongue-clucking position on the Iraq war. It did what the U.S. Senate has been unable to do: It voted overwhelmingly to oppose President Bush's "surge" of new troops, and it called on the president to set and announce a specific timetable...
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Anshel Pfeffer
An important study on last summer's war between Israel and Hezbollah has been published by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. It is the first to give a comprehensive explanation of how, in an asymmetrical war "between a state [Israel] and a militant, secretive, religiously fundamentalist sect or...
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Jewish organizations are wise to avoid jumping on the anti-war bandwagon
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Is there a more unpopular man in America than Vice President Dick Cheney? After more than six years as the Bush-administration's chief policy guru/hatchet man, Cheney is not only the villain in every conspiracy theory about anything that has happened during their time in office, he is also the punchline for every joke about its incompetence. From his accidental shooting...
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Caroline Glick
Earlier this month, the United States launched what Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice refers to as a "diplomatic initiative." It's aimed at appeasing terror-supporting -- and weapons of mass destruction-proliferating Iran -- and terror-supporting -- and weapons of mass destruction-proliferating Syria. Those who applaud the administration's decision to engage the nuclear-weapons-seeking mullahs in Tehran argue that the administration would be...
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By:
Alan H. Luxenberg
Jews have observed with great consternation the transformation of America's college campuses into hotbeds of anti-Zionism. The traditional narrative saw the birthing of Israel as an answer both to the urgent needs of a persecuted people who had no place else to go and to that people's yearning over two millennia to return to a cherished homeland, which, for the...
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