Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

Israel Celebration Needs More Participation On May 6, I attended the "Israel 59" celebration in Fairmount Park. It was a great setting, offered good parking, and the weather was beautiful. But the reason for my letter is that I was very disturbed by the small attendance level. I grew up in the Philadelphia area, worked booths for many of the...
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Another week of mayhem along Israel's border with Gaza has led to more deaths and some questions about the way the world looks at various conflicts in the Middle East. With each death or injury of an Israeli civilian caused by a Palestinian Kassam missile, the impetus for the Jewish state to respond to this crisis grows. So far, Israel's...
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The election of a new Congress last November gave rise to hopes that a sensible approach to immigration reform would now be possible. Given the support of many Democrats, in addition to President Bush, for a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers, it seemed likely that comprehensive legislation was possible. However, that optimism did not take into account the the...
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Stu Goldman
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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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