Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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Dire predictions continue to be sounded over the state of print journalism - both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal recently received less than heartening news about their future financial health - and yet new magazines keep showing up on the newsstands. And with some of them, you wonder just who the target audience is meant to...
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Caroline Glick
With Amir Peretz's victory over Vice Premier Shimon Peres last week, the Labor Party has finally removed all its masks and officially embraced post-Zionism as its guiding ideology. By electing Peretz, the Labor Party of David Ben-Gurion has declined to the status of an anti-Zionist political party. While Oslo and Labor's embrace of Yasser Arafat signaled Labor's inevitable embrace of...
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Leonard Fein
The Hebrew word for "periphery" is periferiah. Last week, in the stunning victory of Amir Peretz over Shimon Peres for the chairmanship of the Labor Party - or, just as accurately, in the stunning loss of Shimon Peres to Amir Peretz - it was the periferiah that moved to Israel's center political stage. The analysts say it is the biggest...
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Is there anything not to like about an eruv? On the face of it, certainly not. But in many places, these symbolic barriers that allow observant Jews to carry items outside their homes on the Sabbath are the subjects of fierce communal battles. In some communities, the idea of an eruv pits Jew vs. Jew, as some secular Jews express...
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Cartoon Shouldn't Portray Fence as a Berlin Wall The Jewish Exponent is a place where you expect to see Arab anti-Israel propaganda exposed and countered, not perpetuated. But your editorial cartoon of Oct. 27 perpetuates the latest "big lie" to come out of the Middle East. Less than 10 percent of the security barrier that Israel is constructing is a...
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