Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
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MEDIA CLIPPINGS Time magazine's Summer Olympic preview edition made quite an impression sitting there on the newsstands last week. The initial draw was unquestionably the cover, always a Time strong point. There were two of them this time out. One showed a tight closeup of LeBron James, basketball in hand, who was identified as the "Leader of the Redeem Team."...
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Media Clippings The minute I saw the front cover of The New York Times Magazine for June 15, which showed a cute little boy holding a sign saying "A Day at My House" and had a headline that read "Will Dad Ever Do His Share?" I thought, really, an article about sharing housework and parenting in 2008? That was the...
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Media Clippings It's not every day that a new magazine is launched in Philadelphia, and even rarer still does a literary journal make its debut in the City of Brotherly Love. But the latter is what happened not long ago when First City Review made its premiere. The magazine bills itself as "a journal of pop culture, fiction, essays, poetry,...
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Nancy Ratzan
Philadelphia played host to the National Governors Association's historic 100th annual meeting last week, aimed at addressing issues of "critical importance to the nation's future." Governors can take pride in the milestone of 100 years, but another anniversary this year is nothing to boast about. This year marks the 10th year that governors have collected $50 million in federal funds...
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Caroline Glick
Exalting at her liberation by the Colombian military earlier this month, former hostage Ingrid Betancourt exclaimed: "This is a miracle, a miracle! We have an amazing military. I think only the Israelis can possibly pull off something like this." Betancourt's statement made thousands of Israelis wince. Held hostage in the Colombian jungles for six years by the narco-terror group known...
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