Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775
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Elliot Jager, JE Feature
The results of U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's most recent visit to the Middle East - intended to facilitate Israel's planned disengagement from Gaza and parts of northern Samaria - can best be described as profoundly disappointing. The hastily planned trip was intended to calm a deteriorating situation caused by an Islamic Jihad suicide bombing outside a Netanya shopping...
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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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