Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774

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Naomi Chazan
Disengagement is a fact. It may herald the beginning of a new chapter in Israel's history or it may serve to further intensify the ideological polarization and social fragmentation that it has magnified in recent months. This period of transition is critical: The patterns that emerge at this juncture will dictate the parameters of Israeli life for some time to...
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Seeking Immediate Help for Gaza Evacuees! To the surprise of just about everyone, disengagement from Gaza took about one-third less time than was expected. But as the heartbreaking pictures fade from the front pages of the media, the evacuees are left facing harsh realities. Some 500 to 600 families, representing approximately 2,500 of the 9,000 residents who left Gaza, are...
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In a free country, the public square is and ought to be a marketplace for the competition of ideas. It is inevitable that religion is part of that debate. The question is what is appropriate behavior for those who seek to share their faith with others? Into that gray area the so-called "Jews for Jesus" group has marched, setting off...
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Historian and Shalem Center fellow Michael Oren writes in The Wall Street Journal ( www.opinionjournal.com ) on Aug. 23 that Israeli army duty in Gaza left him pained but proud: "My feelings were, at best, ambivalent. I wanted to end Israel's occupation of Gaza's 1.4 million Palestinians and preserve Israel's Jewish majority, but feared abetting the terrorists' claim that Israel...
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By every published account, this continues to be a strenuous period for magazines and print media. And yet, you couldn't tell that by all the new magazines that have made appearances during the summer months. I wrote about Radar several weeks ago, which just published its second issue and seems bent on reviving the cheekiness of Spy. Now comes Weekend...
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