Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775
By:
Elliot Jager
On those mornings when I take a bus from my Jerusalem neighborhood of Talpiot to my office on the other side of town, I always scan fellow passengers, checking for would-be suicide bombers. Several years ago, a colleague found himself sharing a ride with a randy "martyr" on his way to collect 70 virgins. Perhaps that's why I found myself...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Today, the public debate in the United States revolves around one question: When are we leaving Iraq? The conventional wisdom has become that U.S. operations in Iraq are futile. Due in large part to politically driven press coverage, Americans have received the impression that America cannot succeed in Iraq, and that consequently, their leaders ought to be concentrating their efforts...
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By:
Leonard Fein
Generally, I find the all-too-common fundraising slogan "now more than ever" offensive. Yet I'm not alone in thinking next week's vote in significant respects is the most consequential off-year election in memory. Why? Because our nation will be paying the costs of George W. Bush's presidency for generations to come. The sooner we can be done with it, the sooner...
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By:
Steven L. Friedman and Myles H. Tanenbaum
On Nov. 7, the Jewish community in Pennsylvania faces a challenge and a unique opportunity. Some, of course, will reflexively pull the voting lever for a Democratic Party that no longer represents our interests, but many will choose to support candidates for Congress and the U.S. Senate who truly represent interests of the Jewish community. At the core is the...
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By:
Susan Strom
The morning after the 2004 election, I found myself out on my front lawn pulling up signs for Kerry/ Edwards and weeping into the cold, whipping wind. I confess my thoughts went to another mad person on the heath, King Lear. Like this character from the famous Shakesperian tragedy, I felt utterly helpless. And I wondered: What will it take...
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