Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775
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Liba Pearson
In May of 2004, 34-year-old Tali Hatuel, a social worker who lived in the Gaza Strip, was gunned down on a Gaza highway by Palestinian terrorists, along with her four daughters, Hila, 11; Hadar, 9; Roni, 7; and Merav, 2. As if the atrocity could be any more atrocious, Tali Hatuel was, at the time of her murder, eight months...
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Rabbi Eugene Korn
In October of this year, the United Church of Christ, the Disciples of Christ, United Church of Canada and other churches sponsored conferences in North America promoting Jerusalem's Sabeel Center for Liberation Theology. This is an ominous development for interfaith relations and Middle East peace. During the past 50 years, Christians and Jews have achieved a historic reconciliation. The Holocaust...
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With Saudi Accountability Act, Americans take halting steps to face the enemy
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The streets of Parisian suburbs have been burning this week. It remains to be seen just how far-reaching the impact of a virtual revolt against the authority of the French republic by North African Muslim immigrants will be. There are, no doubt, some Americans who will point to the spectacle of a virtual intifada in the heart of European civilization,...
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Excerpts from international writers with commentary on issues relating to the Middle East, Israel and world Jewry: Many More 'Rachels' Out There, Without Plays to Their Memories Journalist Tom Gross writes in the British magazine The Spectator ( www.spectator.co.uk ) on Oct. 22 about the invisibility of Jewish victims of terror in the media: "Rachel Thaler, aged 16, was blown...
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The bestowal of the Nobel Prize upon British playwright Harold Pinter several weeks ago was met with praise in the American press. Pinter - of Jewish extraction but nominally Jewish in every other regard - is considered one of the masters of modern drama. Like Samuel Beckett, he's credited with creating a new language that revolutionized the way we look...
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