Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774

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Tom Gross
Large sections of the international media are not only misreporting the current conflict in Lebanon. They are actively fanning the flames. The BBC World Service [heard locally on WHYY-91FM] has a strong claim to be the No. 1 villain. It has increasingly come to sound like a virtual propaganda tool for Hezbollah, and as it desperately attempts to prove that...
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In the last two decades, the culture of the relationship between Israel and the Diaspora changed. The old paradigm of a besieged Jewish state looking to Jews living elsewhere for aid became as outdated as the old gung-ho "We Are One" rhetoric that was once seen as a can't miss marketing strategy for raising funds. Israel was stronger than ever...
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Bloggers' Bias Balances Sins of Mainstream Media In criticizing a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial that sought to treat Israelis and Hezbollah terrorists as morally equivalent, Jonathan Tobin writes: "If anyone wonders why so many readers nowadays seem to prefer the obvious bias and uninformed invective that poses as commentary on the Internet to the work of professional journalists, then they need...
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Michael Levin's sacrifice is a stark contrast to contemporary American Jewish culture
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This week, a family in Bucks County is facing the ultimate tragedy. The Levins have lost their son, Michael, a 22-year-old graduate of Council Rock High School, who was killed in Lebanon on Aug. 1 while serving with the Israel Defense Force. The Levins are not alone in their grief. Dozens of Israeli families have also been faced with the...
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Stu Goldman
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