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Media Clippings: Top of the Heap

It's always good to have a heap of old magazines lying around, especially in my line of work. Such haphazard compilations come in handy...
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What They Are Saying: The Difference Between Palestinians and Iraq? There Should Be None!

Historian Victor Davis Hanson writes in The Washington Times (www.washingtontimes.com) on Sept. 24 about the chaos in Gaza: "After the Israelis' recent pullout from the...

Ten Years Later, Sharon Treads Where Rabin Feared to Go

If someone asked for a brief, yet powerful, summary of the Arab-Israeli conflict and where we stand today, I might hand them Ariel Sharon's...
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The Honest Israeli: Shooting Himself in the Foot

Nobody ever accused Israel of effective public relations. But the latest tactic adopted by the Foreign Ministry and American Jewish organizations represents a new...

Real Record on Crimes and Misdemeanors

It will probably be a long time before all of the facts in the bizarre federal investigation of two former analysts for the American...
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Apologies Aren’t Necessary!

With Yom Kippur only days away, a lot of us are spending time apologizing for our misdeeds in the past year. That's all to...

5766: A Year of Unity, A Year of Learning

It is an intrinsic element of Judaism to approach the beginning of a New Year with introspection. During the Days of Awe, we look...

Letters Week of Sep. 29, 2005

K.I.'s Support for Israel Evolved Over 60 Years While I welcomed the Jewish Exponent's decision to run a story on our congregation's new Israel program,...

Our Own Refugees Deserve Some Attention and Assistance

Tell American Jews about a disaster anywhere in the world, and they rush to respond. Whether it be the tsunami in Southeast Asia or...