Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

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Nancy Ratzan
Philadelphia played host to the National Governors Association's historic 100th annual meeting last week, aimed at addressing issues of "critical importance to the nation's future." Governors can take pride in the milestone of 100 years, but another anniversary this year is nothing to boast about. This year marks the 10th year that governors have collected $50 million in federal funds...
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Media Clippings It's not every day that a new magazine is launched in Philadelphia, and even rarer still does a literary journal make its debut in the City of Brotherly Love. But the latter is what happened not long ago when First City Review made its premiere. The magazine bills itself as "a journal of pop culture, fiction, essays, poetry,...
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The reaction of most of the civilized world to the terror attack in Jerusalem last week was sheer horror. No wonder. Unlike most such atrocities in the past, this one occurred on a street where some of the massive international media presence in Israel's capital is located. Thus, unlike most instances of terrorism, the cold-blooded nature of the Palestinian murderer...
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No Excuse for State Investment in Terror On June 25, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.B. 1086 sponsored by Rep. Josh Shapiro to prohibit state pension funds from investing in foreign companies tied to Iran and Sudan -- countries that sponsor terrorism (People & Politics: "Divestment Bill Surmounts a Major Hurdle in Harrisburg," July 3). It is morally...
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By:
Isi Leibler
I recently signed a petition with more than 100 Israeli intellectuals and public figures encompassing the entire political spectrum -- from the Likud's Moshe Arens to Meretz's Yossi Beilin. The petition appealed to Yad Vashem to emulate the recent decision of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and add an exhibit relating to the valiant efforts of Hillel Kook...
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