Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775
Advocacy Corner
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Asaf Romirowsky
Jerusalem in the context of the rise of Islamism in the Middle East acts a catalyst for global jihad in the apocalyptic sense. Dore Gold in his latest book The Fight for Jerusalem: Radical Islam, the West and the Future of the Holy City explains this notion, saying: "Jerusalem plays a key role in their apocalyptic traditions. According to the...
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Prominent 'progressive' Jewish critics of Israel stake a false claim of victimhood
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Sometimes, the most daring thing a scholar or an organization can do is to mention the obvious. That is a lesson that Indiana University's Professor Alvin H. Rosenfeld and the American Jewish Committee have recently learned to their sorrow. Rosenfeld is the author of a 30-page study titled 'Progressive' Jewish Thought and the New Anti-Semitism , which was published in...
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Media Clippings
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With the New Year, The Wall Street Journal transformed itself yet again -- and in even more drastic ways than it had the first time. About a year-and- a-half ago, the paper took its traditional gray self and submitted to a redesign that included swaths of color, the introduction of a lifestyles section and a technological realignment that promised "print-online...
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Media Clippings
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Something's definitely up at The New York Times. I wrote a few weeks ago about the fact that the paper's travel section hadn't written about Israel as a splendid destination for intrepid tourists for so long I'd forgotten when the last time was. I said it had to be years ago, perhaps in the 1990s, once the Oslo peace accords...
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By:
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz
Love is such a used, abused and misused word that people should possibly stay away from it. How would I define it? In essence, love is the basic experience of caring about another, of going out from myself toward the Other. Love requires caring -- not caring about what benefit or enjoyment I can gain from you, but finding joy...
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