Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
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Gail Naron Chalew, JE Feature
In the first weeks after Katrina, when my husband and I would worry out loud about our home or our "stuff," our 14-year-old son would admonish us, "Look, you are so much better off than those people in the Superdome. You shouldn't feel sorry for yourself." And he was right. We evacuated without enduring suffering, my husband still had his...
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By:
Gerald M. Steinberg
Like waiting for the Messiah, Israelis have been waiting for many years for the coming of the political "Big Bang" and a new beginning. Israeli tolerance for idiotic and embarrassing microphone wars - both between the combatants for control of Likud and within Labor's shattered remains - has now run out. We have also grown tired of the corruption, the...
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Questions about a nominee's beliefs about a Supreme Judge lead to trouble
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One of the oddest things about the recent debates about the qualifications of Supreme Court nominees is the way that some of us have been tiptoeing around a subject that is theoretically off limits. Even though Article VI, Clause 3, of the Constitution of the United States reads that "No religious Test shall ever be required as a qualification to...
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Historian Victor Davis Hanson writes in The Washington Times ( www.washingtontimes.com ) on Sept. 24 about the chaos in Gaza: "After the Israelis' recent pullout from the Gaza Strip, chaos broke out. Greenhouses bought by international agencies for future Palestinian use were ransacked by the beneficiaries. Violent fights over looted equipment escalated among squatters, the government and terrorists. "Empty synagogues...
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Bush envoy 'listens' and critics bash away, but neither approach is right
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With Yom Kippur only days away, a lot of us are spending time apologizing for our misdeeds in the past year. That's all to the good, but when we look at the international scene these days, we have to wonder about who should really be apologizing. Two curious news events took place last week that showed just how ridiculous much...
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