Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775

When Foxman Talks, the the Whole World Listens Having been present with Abe Foxman at recent meetings with Pope Benedict XVI, French President Jacques Chirac and Italian Prime Minister Romani Prodi, I can vouch for Jonathan Tobin's statement (A Matter of Opinion: "Out of Focus on Foxman," Jan. 18) that "when Foxman speaks, the mainstream media and government officials generally...
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Stu Goldman
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M.J. Rosenberg
You know you are in trouble when it takes former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dispel some of the gloom about the Iranian nuclear threat to Israel. But that's what happened at last month's Herzliya Conference on National Security. Netanyahu said: "I am optimistic, and my optimism is not baseless because I understand our capabilities." His remarks (surprising coming from...
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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
Love is such a used, abused and misused word that people should possibly stay away from it. How would I define it? In essence, love is the basic experience of caring about another, of going out from myself toward the Other. Love requires caring -- not caring about what benefit or enjoyment I can gain from you, but finding joy...
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Something's definitely up at The New York Times. I wrote a few weeks ago about the fact that the paper's travel section hadn't written about Israel as a splendid destination for intrepid tourists for so long I'd forgotten when the last time was. I said it had to be years ago, perhaps in the 1990s, once the Oslo peace accords...
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