Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
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Samuel G. Freedman
Ariel Sharon has redefined the landscape for American Jews on the issue of Israel and the Palestinians. Like Richard Nixon, who left his anti-Communist past behind in order to go to China, he has leveraged his right-wing credentials to establish a new centrism. The prime minister has confounded his detractors by contradicting his former self. No Israeli leader, after all,...
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Planner's Persepective with Howard Silverman
This bimonthly column, written by members of the Estate Planners Advisory Committee of the Federation Endowments Corporation, offers advice on insurance, estate, tax and investment planning opportunities to help both you and the community. Did you know that life insurance can be a great tool to support your favorite charity? For the committed donor, the question is: "How can I...
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Louis Zukofsky. It's a name that, most likely, doesn't ring bells, even for those who consider themselves well read. These days, he's known, according to one critic, as one of the most influential poets you've never heard of. He wrote for many years in obscurity, but he's an artist to be reckoned with. And, these days, he's getting a bit...
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Think-tank scholar Frank J. Gaffney Jr. writes on FrontPageMagazine.com on Sept. 30 about Fox News' Saudi prince: "With surprisingly little media attention, Saudi Arabia has bought a stake in the company that owns what has been, until now, arguably its most visible and influential critic: the Fox News Network. Will this be the end of Fox's 'fair and balanced' coverage...
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Gail Naron Chalew, JE Feature
In the first weeks after Katrina, when my husband and I would worry out loud about our home or our "stuff," our 14-year-old son would admonish us, "Look, you are so much better off than those people in the Superdome. You shouldn't feel sorry for yourself." And he was right. We evacuated without enduring suffering, my husband still had his...
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