Friday, July 3, 2015 Tammuz 16, 5775
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Arthur B. Shostak
When we memorialize the Holocaust this year, we can take a new tact. Rachel Korazim, director of education at Yad Vashem, explains: "We've managed to place images like barbed wire and crematoria as central Jewish images. This is not Jewish history; this is Nazi history." Jewish history, in sharp and proud contrast, honors efforts, as in the case of the...
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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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Media Clippings
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If you're like me, when you think of a publication like Money , you imagine it being filled with articles about discovering your home's secret financial potential, as well as with guides to the best hedge funds and reasons to buy that second home as a wise investment -- which is generally the case. So when I ran across a...
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Saul Singer
How much further must our politics turn upside-down for some to notice that the Israeli public and leadership want a Palestinian state more than the Palestinian leadership? Yet the assumption remains -- and not just among Israel's harsher critics -- that the Palestinians want a state, and Israel is the one standing in the way. The persecution complex of Israel...
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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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