Monday, March 2, 2015 AdarI 11, 5775

By:
Carole Le Faivre-Rochester
Mention the word "casino" in my neighborhood -- Society Hill -- and you'll get strong opinions on many sides of the gambling issue. Many people living in the waterfront neighborhoods of Pennsport, Queen Village and Society Hill do not want their quality of life to deteriorate with the influx of the gambling population, nor do they want our already overcrowded...
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Illustration's Misleading, Maybe Even Anti-Semitic You published an anti- Semitic graphic on the front page of the March 11 issue (Cover story: "Pinpointing Israel on Campus"). It resembles cartoons printed in the Lustige Blätter, a weekly German humor magazine published during the Nazi era. This depiction of the Magen David as Israeli fighter jets encompassing a blue-and-white globe recalls the...
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It's time to end the very public spat that is tearing at Israeli-U.S. relations. It serves neither country and threatens to derail long-term mutual interests in the Middle East. The alarm bells are ringing in nearly every corner of the American Jewish community as the situation has escalated to crisis mode. The Obama administration was justifiably enraged by the ill-timed...
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The Nature of Anti-Semitic Activities Leads to Misinformation
By:
Patrick Mascoe
It's that time of year again, when our institutions of higher learning take a week out of their busy schedules to celebrate anti-Semitism. Oh, I know it's officially called "Israel Apartheid Week," and it has been expanded to two weeks, but really, whatever you choose to call it, it's nothing short of absurd. Originally started in 2005 by the Arab...
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Vigilance on Campus: It's Actually Working to Israel's Advantage
By:
Mitchell Bard
The shouting down of Israel's ambassador at the University of California, Irvine, and the arrival of "Israel Apartheid Week" have yet again drawn attention to the situation on American college campuses. They have provoked the usual anxiety about anti-Semitism, the treatment of Israel and the attitudes of students. Typically, the reactions have been overheated and largely mistaken. Irvine was an...
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