Monday, March 2, 2015 AdarI 11, 5775
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Leonard Fein
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's speech before the General Assembly of the United Nations on Sept. 15 was widely praised as confirmation of the old warrior's turn toward peace. Even Ha'aretz, Israel's most resolutely liberal major newspaper, called it "a speech of historical importance." Perhaps. Medical technology, for all its sophistication, has yet to develop any machinery that will enable...
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Time to take the 5766 Jewish pundit quiz on next year's news
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Did you enjoy 5765? For Jews around the world, it was the usual mixed bag of bad and even worse news. It was another year of anti-Semitism in Europe, stalemate in Iraq, and ups and downs in Israel's battle for survival as the terror war waxed and then waned, and Israel left Gaza. But if you were looking to avoid...
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Of the plump literary quarterlies that now dot the magazine horizon, none is more consistently interesting - even downright surprising - than the reconditioned Virginia Quarterly Review. With editor Ted Genoways at the helm, the magazine has stocked up on pages, and been redesigned with an emphasis on glossy illustrations and spirited layouts. It has also published new and famous...
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Columnist Diana West writes on www.JewishWorldReview.com on Sept. 16 about the payback for America's handouts to the Palestinians: "Maybe it was that last $50 million that George W. Bush forked over to the Palestinian Authority in May that made the Gaza transfer between Israel and the Palestinian Authority this week so … what was Condoleezza Rice's word for the Palestinian...
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The implosion of Israel's leading party will have consequences for the U.S. alliance
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According to the Israeli media, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had more on his mind in New York last week than just speaking at the United Nations. After addressing the world body in Hebrew, Sharon switched to English to schmooze a group of wealthy American Jews, who attended a private event that was a thinly veiled fundraiser for the premier's coming...
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