Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
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Louis Zukofsky. It's a name that, most likely, doesn't ring bells, even for those who consider themselves well read. These days, he's known, according to one critic, as one of the most influential poets you've never heard of. He wrote for many years in obscurity, but he's an artist to be reckoned with. And, these days, he's getting a bit...
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Think-tank scholar Frank J. Gaffney Jr. writes on FrontPageMagazine.com on Sept. 30 about Fox News' Saudi prince: "With surprisingly little media attention, Saudi Arabia has bought a stake in the company that owns what has been, until now, arguably its most visible and influential critic: the Fox News Network. Will this be the end of Fox's 'fair and balanced' coverage...
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Gail Naron Chalew, JE Feature
In the first weeks after Katrina, when my husband and I would worry out loud about our home or our "stuff," our 14-year-old son would admonish us, "Look, you are so much better off than those people in the Superdome. You shouldn't feel sorry for yourself." And he was right. We evacuated without enduring suffering, my husband still had his...
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Gerald M. Steinberg
Like waiting for the Messiah, Israelis have been waiting for many years for the coming of the political "Big Bang" and a new beginning. Israeli tolerance for idiotic and embarrassing microphone wars - both between the combatants for control of Likud and within Labor's shattered remains - has now run out. We have also grown tired of the corruption, the...
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Questions about a nominee's beliefs about a Supreme Judge lead to trouble
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One of the oddest things about the recent debates about the qualifications of Supreme Court nominees is the way that some of us have been tiptoeing around a subject that is theoretically off limits. Even though Article VI, Clause 3, of the Constitution of the United States reads that "No religious Test shall ever be required as a qualification to...
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