Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
By:
Mitchell Bard
Imagine that you are 9 years old, sleeping soundly in your warm bed. Before going to sleep, you went through the normal bedtime ritual of brushing your teeth and washing your hands and face. Your mother came in to read a story. When you wake up, you'll eat breakfast and then go to school like you do every day. But...
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By:
Steven M. Brown
Jewish day schools have come of age in North America, and you may be surprised by who's attending these schools. Jewish day-school enrollment in the United States has tripled over the course of the last 30 years, from about 70,000 to 200,000 students. Today, about 40 percent of all students who are receiving a Jewish education do so in day...
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By:
Asaf Romirowsky
The United Nations harbors a deep obsession with anti-Semitism, and vocal opposition to both Zionism and the State of Israel. Over the years, Arab foes have capitalized upon these neuroses, using the world body as a vehicle to sway Western "hearts and minds" by depicting Zionism in the same manner as other fashionable enemies, such as communism and fascism. The...
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Livni Faces Formidable Obstacle of Sexism Embedded in Israeli Society Columnist Shira Herzog writes in the Toronto Globe and Mail ( www.theglobeandmail.com ) on Oct. 22 about the prospects for Israel's next prime minister: "Israel's Tzipi Livni promised a 'new brand' of politics that's cleaner and more transparent, but she's already being tested. Not surprisingly, the new chair of the...
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The current issue of Azure magazine, dated summer 2008, appeared in my office recently and looked much like all the other issues of the quarterly that I've seen over the last seven or eight years. You might recall that Azure is published by the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, which is generally characterized as a think tank with a neoconservative bent...
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