Friday, February 27, 2015 AdarI 8, 5775
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Tom Lantos
As a new congressman 25 years ago, the first legislation I introduced was a bill to pay a debt from my adolescence. My wife, Annette, felt a similar obligation. We owed our lives to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, who had saved us during the Holocaust. At that time, Wallenberg was thought by many to be alive in the Soviet gulag,...
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MEDIA CLIPPINGS Fredrica Wagman, a Philadelphia-area native now living in New York, has been toiling without much fanfare in the world of fiction for over 30 years. That wasn't always the case. Her debut novel Playing House, published by Holt Rinehart and Winston in 1973, packed a wallop. First was the subject matter -- a tale of incest between a...
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Excerpts from international writers with commentary on issues relating to the Middle East, Israel and world Jewry: Pictures Lack Context ... and Truth Columnist Richard Cohen writes in The Washington Post ( www.washingtonpost.com ) on Sept. 26 that no one should be surprised about how misleading pictures can be: "Thomas Hoepker's photo 'Brooklyn, New York, September 11, 2001' has achieved...
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Taking Israel off the table as an election issue is not in the community's interest
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Something interesting has been happening in British politics this year that ought to gain the attention of Americans, including those who generally have no interest in the subject. What has happened is that Britain's opposition Conservative Party has struck up an unlikely alliance with the left wing of the governing Labor Party on the issue of the Middle East. The...
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Andrew Silow-Carroll
The letters to the editor keep pouring in about the Republican Jewish Coalition ads that have been appearing in Jewish newspapers in the run-up to the November election. Readers who disagree with their message call them misleading, libelous, obnoxious and plain inaccurate. And some readers blame the messenger and say by accepting the ads, newspaper are tacitly endorsing their message...
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