Friday, August 26, 2016 Av 22, 5776
Capitol Hill History The 110th United States Congress, which was sworn in last week, comes into office not only with the energy of having a new majority party but also by setting some new records. The election of Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California as the first woman to be Speaker of the House is rightly considered a watershed moment...
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Stu Goldman
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The death of former Jerusalem mayor Teddy Kollek at the age of 95 is an occasion for friends of Israel to ponder not only the achievements of a great man but the current state of Israel's capital. Kollek and Jerusalem are linked in people's minds for good reason. He was its mayor from 1965 to 1993, a period that encompassed...
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The news business tends to view the end of December as a time for soft holiday features. Yet for some major outlets, there was no break from media bias against Israel. In what was only the most egregious example of a growing genre of stories, The Wall Street Journal published a feature on Dec. 24 by Kenneth Woodward that claimed...
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While many differences exist between the various candidates in this presidential election season, it's worth noting that, of all the domestic-policy issues being debated this year, none is as divisive or nasty as the battle over immigration. The backlash in the country against illegal immigrants is a powerful force in this election. Anti-immigrant sentiment can be heard from voters across...
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