Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774

Lamenting the 'occupation' won't make the facts that led to '67 conflict go away
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Jonathan S. Tobin
French writer Alexandre Dumas the elder wrote in 1854 that "nothing succeeds like success." But when it comes to the State of Israel, it appears that nothing seems to fail as abysmally as victory. As the world notes the 40th anniversary of the Six-Day War this coming week, much of the coverage and commentaries about the topic seem to center...
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By:
Caroline Glick
The Ehud Olmert-Tsipi Livni-Amir Peretz government is incapable of learning. This is the only possible explanation for its handling of the Palestinian assault on southern Israel, which has seen some 200 rockets and missiles fall on Sderot, southern Ashkelon and the surrounding areas in the past week alone. On Sunday, the Security Cabinet met and discussed options for contending with...
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WHYY: BBC Bias Against Israel Isn't Our Issue In your recent editorial, you express the opinion that no NPR affiliate should air BBC news reports ("No Excuse for Brit Bias," April 26, 2007). As part of one such affiliate, I forwarded a copy of the piece to the BBC, to which they wrote: "BBC News takes great pains to present...
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Media Clippings
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Failure. Does anyone in 21st-century America really believe there are benefits to it, any lessons to be learned except by being an all-out winner? In our take-no-prisoners society, where people speak incessantly of win-win situations, is there a place for not coming out except on top? These days, in the creative world, you have one chance to make good, perhaps...
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Jerry Falwell embodied the great contradiction of modern American Jewish politics
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Jonathan S. Tobin
In 1984, the United States rectified a diplomatic anomaly when it formally recognized the Vatican and agreed to exchange ambassadors with the papal mini-state in Rome. But when Congress held hearings on the measure, at least one discordant voice was heard in dissent. Rev. Jerry Falwell, by then already a familiar figure as the head of the "Moral Majority" group,...
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