Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Tammuz 14, 5775
A lesson in false moral equivalence marks a new low in editorial misjudgment
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If there's anything we ought to have learned in the last decade, it is that the conflict between Israel and the Arabs is not so much a dispute about land as it is a question of hatred. What sort of hatred? Arab and Islamic hatred for Jews and intolerance for the notion of Jewish sovereignty in the historic homeland of...
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Media Clippings
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The fate of the Democratic Party in this mid-term election year, to say nothing of what awaits down the road in 2008, is a topic that keeps popping up in some of the best media outlets throughout the country (much like another popular topic: the fate of books under the assault of technology). Most political magazines and lots of opinion...
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Media Watch
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John R. Cohn, M.D.
Michael Matza finishes his five-year stint this month as The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jerusalem-based correspondent and returns home. The Arab war against Israel has to be one of the more difficult beats for any journalist to cover. Israel and the disputed territories attract interest and media coverage far out of proportion to their small size and population. Most Americans are shocked...
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The conventional wisdom about the Middle East proves wrong again
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The world has been watching northern Israel get pounded by Hezbollah rockets live on TV -- and Israel pound right back. Dozens of Israelis are dead, and so are more than 200 Lebanese. The latter had the bad luck of being in the way of Israeli retaliatory fire aimed at the terrorists, who launched this latest round of warfare with...
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M.J. Rosenberg
It was the late Yitzhak Rabin's worst nightmare. Israel is under attack from terrorists based in Lebanon, with Syria and Iran backing the aggression. On top of that, it remains in a state of war with the Palestinians. This is precisely the situation Rabin strived mightily to prevent by embarking on the diplomatic process with the Palestinians. In 1993, when...
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