Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777
A photo spread in 'Maxim' highlights dangerous fallacy about promoting Israel
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Amid concerns over the Hamas coup in Gaza this month, some Jews found something different to worry about instead of the question of whether Islamist killers were closer to their goal of annihilating the State of Israel. An unlikely alliance of Orthodox Jews and feminists were dismayed over the fact that Israel's New York City consulate assisted an American "men's"...
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By:
Larry Derfner
A consensus seems to have formed in Israel that the disengagement from Gaza was a deadly mistake. It says that it caused a steep escalation of the Kassam rockets falling on Sederot and, most recently, allowed Hamas to take over the strip. In all, according to the new Israeli wisdom, the removal of Israeli settlers and soldiers from the Gaza...
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By:
Barry Rubin
"During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year ... I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher. ... With the first glimpse of the building,...
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Media Clippinhs
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Now that the dust has settled on the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War -- and all the hubbub in the media has quieted -- it's easier to assess some of the more prominent responses to the event. The bulk of the commentary was incessantly critical of Israel, though predictable in that regard. But none was more relentless in...
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By:
Eric Rozenman and Meredith Braverman
Did you know Israel ranks ahead only of Sudan and Iraq among 121 countries in "peacefulness"? That's Sudan, where government-related militia commit genocide in the Darfur region, and Iraq, where America and its allies struggle to contain large-scale intra-Muslim slaughter abetted by Iran. Did you know that the United States ranks 96th -- 38 places behind Libya (58), and even...
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