Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Excerpts from international writers with commentary on issues relating to the Middle East, Israel and world Jewry: Pictures Lack Context ... and Truth Columnist Richard Cohen writes in The Washington Post ( www.washingtonpost.com ) on Sept. 26 that no one should be surprised about how misleading pictures can be: "Thomas Hoepker's photo 'Brooklyn, New York, September 11, 2001' has achieved...
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MEDIA CLIPPINGS Fredrica Wagman, a Philadelphia-area native now living in New York, has been toiling without much fanfare in the world of fiction for over 30 years. That wasn't always the case. Her debut novel Playing House, published by Holt Rinehart and Winston in 1973, packed a wallop. First was the subject matter -- a tale of incest between a...
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Efraim Inbar
The major challenges to American diplomacy in the post-Cold War era -- threats to the free flow of oil, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and Islamic terrorism -- originate in the Middle East. With America's invasions of Afghanistan in 2002 and Iraq in 2003, this region has become the focus of the United States' efforts to neutralize radical...
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Tom Lantos
As a new congressman 25 years ago, the first legislation I introduced was a bill to pay a debt from my adolescence. My wife, Annette, felt a similar obligation. We owed our lives to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who had saved us during the Holocaust. At that time, Wallenberg was thought by many to be alive in the Soviet gulag,...
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Media Clippings
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There are times when it seems the morning paper is trying to tell me something specific about the Jewish experience or Jewish history, though not in any programmatic way. Usually, a number of disparate elements jump out at me, and I see a pattern -- and then wonder if the editors or any other readers see it as well. This...
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