Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775
Israel and the West: Any Similarities? Journalist Charles Moore writes in London’s Daily Telegraph ( www.opinion.telegraph.co.uk ) on Nov. 26 that Israel’s story is the story of the West: “If you had followed the British media, particularly the BBC, with average attention over the past 25 years, you would have concluded that [Israeli Prime Minister Ariel] Sharon was an intransigent,...
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The Planner's Perspective
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LAWRENCE CHANE
This bimonthly column, written by members of the Estate Planners Advisory Committee of the Federation Endowments Corporation, offers advice on insurance, estate, tax and investment planning opportunities to help both you and the community. The recently enacted Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act allows increased charitable deductions through the end of 2005. This applies to charitable cash gifts made by individuals...
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Abraham H. Foxman
It's unfortunate that critics of my Nov. 3 speech set up a number of straw men in condemnation of my speech warning about certain efforts to Christianize America. For example, by pointing out the various Muslim anti-Jewish activities during the week I made my remarks, David Klinghoffer suggests I'm focusing on the wrong threat. In fact, the Anti-Defamation League has...
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David Klinghoffer
Devoted to fighting anti-Jewish bigotry, the Anti-Defamation League is America's most influential Jewish group. So what are we to make of the air of unreality in the ADL's public statements about Christians? Consider the recent address by Abraham Foxman, the ADL's national director, at the group's annual meeting, in which he called for a response to a growing threat. Foxman...
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In a time in which vicious partisanship is the order of the day, any respite from the bear-baiting that passes as debate between Republicans and Democrats is a blessing. And so when more than 700 people gathered in downtown Philadelphia for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee "Salute to Congress" gala, the bipartisan spirit of the event added to the...
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