Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

By:
Saul Singer
In Shimon Peres' recent maiden speech at the opening of the winter session of the Knesset, the new president of Israel put forth the proposition that there are two clear challenges facing the world. "The nations of the world wish to encourage growth, goodwill, competition and cooperation. But two heavy shadows darken this prospect: global terror and global warming," he...
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By:
Alon Pinkas
What do Iran, the Arab League, the Palestinian leadership, the Israeli right, the Israeli left, the Israeli punditocracy, and the omnipresent and eternally anonymous "senior Israeli defense officials" all have in common? They are all contributing members of the "Coalition of the Willing" -- those willing to predict that the meeting/summit in Annapolis, Md., will fail terribly and precipitate adverse...
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What Has Abortion Got to Do With the Presidency? Jonathan Tobin's column, "Can the Center Hold?" (A Matter of Opinion, Oct. 4), is correct, but depressing. Have these anti-abortion zealots who would refuse to support Rudy Giuliani contemplated what a Hillary Clinton victory would bring for a rash of issues of real consequence to them -- not to mention her...
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As the world contemplates the progress that Iran is making toward nuclear capability, the latest revelations about the Israeli airstrike on a site in northern Syria last month are beginning to put together pieces of a frightening regional puzzle. Front-page stories in The New York Times over the past week have reported that U.S. intelligence sources have confirmed what many...
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Someone is always saying something outrageous these days. So when right-wing columnist Anne Coulter opined last week on MSNBC that Jews were "incomplete" and should convert to Christianity, it set off a predictable wave of outrage. But those who seek to debate the risible Coulter and to prove to her that Jews are quite complete as they are miss the...
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