Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
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M.J. Rosenbergb>
During lunch at a friend's home last week, a very bright teenager asked his parents' guests: "What do you think it would take for Israel to survive until the end of the century?" A sharp kid, he wanted real answers, not cant. The response, upon which there was general agreement, was the two-state solution. One guest said, "Bush's words. Two...
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What the media is saying about Judaism and Israel
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If Israel's Learned One Thing About War, It's That Profiling Works The Shalem Center think-tank's executive director, Yishai Ha'etzni, writes in The New York Post (www. nypost.com) on July 26 about Israel's experience with profiling terror suspects: "Since 9/11, U.S. officials have struggled with how to protect the American public without infringing on individuals' rights and sensibilities. The touchiest issue...
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What the media is saying about Judaism and Israel
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Think-tank scholar Patrick Clawson writes in The New Republic ( www.tnr.com ) July 19 that the G8's aid package to the Palestinians is a big mistake: "The recent G8 summit produced a decision to double international aid to the Palestinian Authority - to $2 billion per year. The announcement, which comes on the eve of Israel's removal of settlers from...
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I wrote about Cargo magazine a year ago, when its first issue appeared, and intrepid reporter that I am, I missed the only Jewish wrinkle in the entire story - that the editor in chief is Ariel Foxman, son of Abraham Foxman, head of the Anti-Defamation League. I recall not even looking at the editor's note, which would have revealed...
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By:
Leonard Fein
"At a time when we see around the world the violent consequences of the assumption of religious authority by government, Americans may count themselves fortunate. Our regard for constitutional boundaries has protected us from similar travails, while allowing private religious exercise to flourish. Americans attend their places of worship more often than do citizens of other developed nations, and describe...
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