Thursday, March 5, 2015 AdarI 14, 5775
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Caroline Glick
The Ehud Olmert-Tsipi Livni-Amir Peretz government is incapable of learning. This is the only possible explanation for its handling of the Palestinian assault on southern Israel, which has seen some 200 rockets and missiles fall on Sderot, southern Ashkelon and the surrounding areas in the past week alone. On Sunday, the Security Cabinet met and discussed options for contending with...
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Leonard Fein
Will it never end? The "it" refers to the cruelty, the meanness, the violence that so have characterized our times, and do still. While Iraq and Afghanistan continue to leech -- blood, treasure, honor -- it is other things I have in mind just now. Which brings me to Darfur. It is now almost exactly two years since President Bush...
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Jerry Falwell embodied the great contradiction of modern American Jewish politics
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Jonathan S. Tobin
In 1984, the United States rectified a diplomatic anomaly when it formally recognized the Vatican and agreed to exchange ambassadors with the papal mini-state in Rome. But when Congress held hearings on the measure, at least one discordant voice was heard in dissent. Rev. Jerry Falwell, by then already a familiar figure as the head of the "Moral Majority" group,...
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Failure. Does anyone in 21st-century America really believe there are benefits to it, any lessons to be learned except by being an all-out winner? In our take-no-prisoners society, where people speak incessantly of win-win situations, is there a place for not coming out except on top? These days, in the creative world, you have one chance to make good, perhaps...
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Write On? Ten years ago, Granta magazine, which has long been a fixture in British literary life, dedicated an issue to the 20 "Best Young American Novelists." By young, the editors meant under 40; and their choices included Sherman Alexie, Edwidge Danticat, Jeffrey Eugenides and Jonathan Franzen. The most recent edition revisits the idea, and makes much about the fact...
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