Monday, July 14, 2014 Tammuz 16, 5774
By:
Abraham H. Foxman
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were a national and personal tragedy. It was one of the darkest days in the history of America. Many of us knew people who died that day at the World Trade Center. But it was also a day of resolve. For those of us who have been combating hate for decades, we realized...
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By:
Abraham H. Foxman
The threat of the infiltration of Sharia, or Islamic law, into the American court system is one of the more pernicious conspiracy theories to gain traction in our country in recent years. The notion that Islam is insidiously making inroads in the United States through the application of religious law is seeping into the mainstream, with even some presidential candidates...
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By:
Jerry Silverman
We live in an unpredictable world. As Americans, we do our best to cope with threats of terrorism on a daily basis, and we put our faith into the intelligence community, trusting that those who are tasked with keeping us safe are vigilant in their quest. We need only look at recent events, like the death of Osama bin Laden...
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By:
Morton klein
It's high time to face an unpleasant fact: President Barack Obama and Israel are not on the same page. This has been true ever since Obama took office in January 2009, but it was most recently apparent this May when the president ambushed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with an adversarial speech the day before Netanyahu's U.S. visit. In it,...
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By:
Marc Stanley
I was amused by a recent blog post by Adam Serwer titled "Is Bibi Anti-Israel?" In it, the author pointed out that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conditionally offered this month to negotiate with the Palestinians using the pre-1967 borders as a framework. Amazingly, there was no outcry by American Jews that Netanyahu was abandoning Israel by suggesting a return...
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