Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774
The notion of an Israeli 'defeat' tests Diaspora support in more ways than one
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For generations of Diaspora Jews raised on the idea of an invincible Israel, the last month has been something of a blow. While historians will probably have better luck sorting out the results of the recent weeks of fighting between Israel and its Hezbollah antagonists than journalists, there is little question that the result was a lot less than most...
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Media Cl​ippings
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The German Problem. You could say, without exaggeration, that it was the animating force of 20th-century history. (The only other element to exert as much influence was the Russian Revolution, which was tied to the German problem in its way.) Germany's particular "complex" got a new reading recently in a book review published in the June 19 issue of The...
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David Horovitz
In the very first days of the war with Hezbollah, Israel's top political and military echelons simply could not contain their delight. Displaying quite horrifying misplaced confidence, ministers crowed in private briefings that Sheik Hassan Nasrallah's fighting force would be broken in a week. The gravity of such misconceptions point to a level of arrogance and complacency probably unparalleled since...
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Jonathan Rosenblum
Israel's wars tend to bring anti-Semites out into the open, and the current one is no exception. What is interesting, however, is the degree to which anti-Semitism has migrated from its traditional haunts. One still finds traces of the older Jew-hatred among Catholic traditionalists like actor Mel Gibson and pundit Pat Buchanan. But more fascinating is the social acceptability of...
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Media Watch
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John R. Cohn M.D.
Israel's battle with Iranian-backed Hezbollah has produced numerous opportunities for media commentary. A Reuters' photographer has been fired for altering images, and much has been made of efforts by Hezbollah to manipulate the coverage from territory they control. Photographers are escorted and supervised in areas of damage, with evidence suggesting that some of these events are stage-managed to facilitate news...
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