Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
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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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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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Barry Rubin
Since February, there has been a formal cease-fire in the war initiated by the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat more than four years ago. Nevertheless, the terror war against Israel continues. This situation cannot be understood without looking at it from the point of view of those who find terrorism so politically rewarding and acceptable in terms of Palestinian politics...
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Under what we laughingly call "normal" circumstances, Israel is inundated with foreign journalists. But this month and next, there will be even more newsies parachuted into the country than usual. And you can bet that most of them will be even more ignorant of the context of the events they cover than the regular crowd. The reason is Israel's scheduled...
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Scholar Michael Ledeen writes in National Review ( www.nationalreview.com ) on July 13 that some reactions to the London bombings betrayed a virulent strain of Jew-hatred: "It was widely noted that when Tony Blair reminded the House of Commons that many countries had been scourged by the terrorists in recent years, he omitted Iraq from the list. His speechwriters had...
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