Thursday, February 11, 2016 AdarI 2, 5776
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Now that I'm fast approaching my 60th birthday, I find myself riveted by any descriptions I run across of the aging process. Not that I consider myself old. But those who are honest with themselves as they approach their seventh decade have to admit that their bodies have begun sending signals that are a good deal different from the ones...
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Persecution of Christians in Middle East a Significant Obstacle to Peace Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews writes in www.JewishWorldReview.com on Sept. 11 about the systematic destruction of Christianity in the Middle East: "An Islamic court in Shiraz, Iran, has just convicted two men of being infidels. Their crime? Converting to Christianity. The possible sentence?...
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Linda Lingle
If there was any doubt that Sen. John McCain would shake up Washington and institute real change, the selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican vice-presidential nominee has put those doubts to rest. Few people can match McCain's maverick spirit and bipartisan nature like Palin. I've known Sarah Palin since her election as governor in 2006. I am...
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Michael Adler
I returned from the Democratic National Convention in Denver stirred by the announcement of Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, to say nothing of the memorable acceptance speech by Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and then the announcement of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential nominee. It was the most momentous week of this,...
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Should Americans care what foreigners think about the presidential election?
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Earlier this year, I met with a foreign ambassador who, when asked what he thought about America's zany primary election season, readily confessed that he had a rooting interest in the outcome. "We're all hoping that [Sen. Barack] Obama will win," the ambassador confided. While casting no aspersions on the Republicans, the prospect of an American president with whom the...
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