Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 5774

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Michael Freund
The destruction of Gaza Jewry has begun. It's hard to believe that we have reached such a point in the nation's history. After so many years of struggle and sacrifice, those once celebrated as pioneers by successive Israeli governments are now jeered at as they face expulsion from their homes. Yesterday's heroes have been transformed into villains, with Gaza's Jews...
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Columnist Max Boot writes in the Los Angeles Times ( www.latimes.com ) on Aug. 17 that the pullout from Gaza is worth the risk to Israel, if not the West: "For almost 40 years, the conceit has been growing around the world that Palestinian terrorism can be explained and even excused by Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza...
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Offbeat musings on arts, culture and Philadelphians
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To Life, to Life — to Rosie! Who knew that Tevye’s Golde could be such a cutie-patootie? The producers of “Fiddler on the Roof” sure did, which may explain why they cast Rosie O’Donnell as the caring kvetch of a wife who is Tevye’s burden to handle in the Broadway revival of “Fiddler,” introducing her to the role Sept. 20...
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The Milk of Human Kindness? For Israel, That Well's Dry as a Bone! Columnist Colbert I. King writes in The Washington Post ( www.washingtonpost.com ) on Aug. 13 that the Presbyterian Church's Mideast stands aren't advancing the cause of peace: "Is the Presbyterian Church (USA)'s endorsement of possible divestment from certain companies doing business in Israel an act of anti-Semitism?...
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Back when I was an unbending left-winger, there was no issue - not even Vietnam or civil rights - that could raise my hackles quicker than the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. A peace activist, I was certain that this was the greatest crime committed against humanity, even greater than the Holocaust or any other genocide. My opinion,...
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