Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775
Much to Atone For
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A good deal of ink has already been spilled concerning the Jack Abramoff scandal - he's the once highly influential Republican lobbyist who also happens to be an Orthodox Jew - and doubtless lots more ink will be spilled in the future. But few pieces, in the mainstream press especially, have touched on what a terrible thing this influence peddler's...
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M.J. Rosenberg of the Israel Policy Forum
According to comprehensive polls of the Palestinian and Israeli populations, the two peoples are moving closer on the key issues that have divided them in the past. If the polls translate into votes in the Jan. 25 Palestinian election and the March 28 Israeli election, progress toward resolution of the conflict would seem to be inevitable. Unfortunately, only the Israeli...
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Arlene Kushner
I have the sense that somewhere in heaven, angels are weeping. Violence directed at the Jewish people by our enemies is one thing; internal strife and violence is something else. In Hebron is a tiny community of brave Jews, there to maintain a presence in an historically Jewish city, living on property that is Jewish-owned, at the edge of the...
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In one column, Jonathan Tobin decries Steven Spielberg's "Munich" for suggesting a moral equivalence between victims (Israelis) and victimizers (PLO terrorists). Soon after, (A Matter of Opinion: "Politically Holier than Thou," Jan. 5), he turns around and does the exact same thing with respect to Jewish religious progressives, such as the Union of Reform Judaism and Christian conservatives who are...
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Long before the votes in this week's Palestinian legislative election were counted, the spin about the anticipated victory of Hamas had already begun. As this newspaper went to press, polls showed that representatives of the Islamic fundamentalist terror group would take, at the least, a large percentage of the seats in the Palestinian legislature. Though it is possible that foul...
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