Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776

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Caroline Glick
Exalting at her liberation by the Colombian military earlier this month, former hostage Ingrid Betancourt exclaimed: "This is a miracle, a miracle! We have an amazing military. I think only the Israelis can possibly pull off something like this." Betancourt's statement made thousands of Israelis wince. Held hostage in the Colombian jungles for six years by the narco-terror group known...
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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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