Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775

Dream On!
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It's been taken for granted for years - in journalism circles and in a good percentage of the Jewish world - that David Brooks, The New York Times opinion columnist, was meant to replace William Safire, who was, until his recent retirement, the only conservative and pro-Israel voice who remained. Some have said that Brooks is a liberal's idea of...
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Mitchell G. Bard
Iran will have the bomb. It won''t be anytime soon, but perhaps in five years, more likely 10, certainly in 50. Any expansion of the nuclear club is dangerous, and the idea that a nation that openly calls for Israel''s destruction and considers America the "Great Satan" will have the capability to inflict catastrophic damage on both is disturbing. Still,...
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By:
Rachel Ehrenfeld
Victims of Palestinian terrorism should take note of Palestinian Authority finance minister Salam Fayad's recent resignation. Fayad is said to be particularly upset because P.A. Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei arranged that the $350 million being donated to the P.A. in 2005 is paying to employ 60,000 people in the security services. Among these are Palestinian terrorists serving time in Israeli...
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Bias Creates an Axis of Moral Equivalence
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John R. Cohnb
In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer article about improving relations between Israel and certain Islamic countries, Dion Nissenbaum, a Knight Ridder reporter, wrote: "The thaw may be reaping benefits for Israel, but it is not without risks for the Arab and Muslim leaders who have been buffeted by criticism in their own countries." Nissenbaum considered it self-evident that improved relations with...
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Stands on Domestic Issues Should Influence Votes Thanks to Jonathan Tobin for another fine analysis of the political options facing Jews (A Matter of Opinion: "Whom Do We Really Fear?" Nov. 23). One point that should also be made is that many Jews - all things on the foreign-policy and Israel front being equal - steer back to the Democrats...
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