Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775
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MEDIA CLIPPINGS Fredrica Wagman, a Philadelphia-area native now living in New York, has been toiling without much fanfare in the world of fiction for over 30 years. That wasn't always the case. Her debut novel Playing House, published by Holt Rinehart and Winston in 1973, packed a wallop. First was the subject matter -- a tale of incest between a...
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Excerpts from international writers with commentary on issues relating to the Middle East, Israel and world Jewry: Pictures Lack Context ... and Truth Columnist Richard Cohen writes in The Washington Post ( www.washingtonpost.com ) on Sept. 26 that no one should be surprised about how misleading pictures can be: "Thomas Hoepker's photo 'Brooklyn, New York, September 11, 2001' has achieved...
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Taking Israel off the table as an election issue is not in the community's interest
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Something interesting has been happening in British politics this year that ought to gain the attention of Americans, including those who generally have no interest in the subject. What has happened is that Britain's opposition Conservative Party has struck up an unlikely alliance with the left wing of the governing Labor Party on the issue of the Middle East. The...
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Andrew Silow-Carroll
The letters to the editor keep pouring in about the Republican Jewish Coalition ads that have been appearing in Jewish newspapers in the run-up to the November election. Readers who disagree with their message call them misleading, libelous, obnoxious and plain inaccurate. And some readers blame the messenger and say by accepting the ads, newspaper are tacitly endorsing their message...
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Diane Edbril
As I sat in shul over the last couple of weeks, I thought about what we as Jews ponder when one year draws to a close and another begins. At different times, I imagine, we pray for different things. Some of us, or our loved ones, are battling illness, and so we pray for a cure or recovery. Some of...
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