Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
By:
Elliot Jager
It's been hard for Israel to rid itself of the Gaza Strip and its 1.3 million Palestinian Arab inhabitants. Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin tried to convince Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to take Gaza in 1979, when Israel turned over the Sinai Peninsula as part of the Egypt-Israel peace treaty. No thanks, said Sadat, though Egypt had occupied the strip...
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By:
Caroline B. Glick
Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni opened negotiations last week with her Palestinian counterpart Ahmed Qurei regarding the partition of Jerusalem; the destruction of hundreds of Israeli communities in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem; the expulsion of more than 100,000 Israelis from their homes; the borders of Israel; and the right of immigration of foreign, hostile Arabs to Israel. The Palestinian policies of...
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By:
Douglas M. Bloomfield
The Israeli right is worried that President Bush might be serious about brokering peace with the Palestinians, and so it's telling him to stop meddling in their country's domestic politics. Politely, of course. We love you, George -- and we love those billions in military aid and high-tech weapons you send us -- but don't tell us what to do...
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Scurrilous rumors about Obama are wrong, but real questions need answers
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
African-Americans and Jews were joined in a relationship long characterized by mutual respect and shared commitment to civil rights. But it was also one that often foundered on the sensitivities and resentments that both groups often could not rise above. Yet now that the civil-rights movement, as well as fights over affirmative action and other hot-button issues, have faded from...
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Will the Lion Die Down With the Lamb? Not a Chance, Mr. President! Columnist Cal Thomas writes in the Washington Times ( www.washingtontimes.com ) on Jan. 16 about President Bush's misplaced faith: "On his recent trip to Israel, President Bush visited several places that reaffirmed his faith, including Bethlehem and the Sea of Galilee. Then exhibiting far greater faith than...
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