Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775

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In the annals of clever ideas for magazines, the one behind One Story has a place high on the list. According to its Web site, One Story , which appears 18 times a year by subscription only, is no more or less than what it says it is - "a literary magazine that contains one story." The publication is sent...
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For observers of the Middle East, hope for a fundamental shift toward peace remains eternal. The pattern of Arab attack, Israeli response and hypocritical international criticism of the Jewish state is so familiar that it seems almost leaden. We yearn for an event or a chain of events that will end the repetition of dry, dull clichés about a so-called...
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What Are They Being Taught at Swarthmore? Your recent article detailing the latest talks at Swarthmore College, which were aimed at bringing different perspectives when it concerns the Arab-Israeli conflict, coupled with the war on terror, failed to show the bigger, troubling picture at Swarthmore (City & Suburb: "Events Try to Make Dent in Anti-Israel Feeling," April 6). Swarthmore will...
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Hillel Halkin
I don't know whether National Geographic deliberately timed its announcement of the dramatic discovery of an early Christian "Gospel of Judas Iscariot" for the Pesach season. It's a nice touch, in any case, because it was on the night of the seder that Judas, according to the New Testament, betrayed Jesus to his captors and set in motion the events...
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Leonard Fein
It all sounds so depressingly familiar: We are told that we are giving diplomacy a chance, any suggestion that we are preparing for military action is "wild speculation." But, at the same time, Iran represents a grave threat to world peace and is a haven for terrorism. If we wait too long, it will have obtained nuclear weapons, international inspection...
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