Monday, September 15, 2014 Elul 20, 5774

Report on the Gaza War Rightly Outrages Israelis Israelis are rightly outraged at the content of the recently issued Goldstone Commission Report on Israel's war in Gaza (Cover story: "Report on Israel's War in Gaza Sparks Debate and Much Protest," Sept. 24). A few days after the report was published, Richard Goldstone's daughter wrote in The Jerusalem Post that her...
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By:
Morton Klein
Is J Street really a pro-Israel group? The lobbying organization never tires of claiming it is. Yet what pro-Israel group would invite a man to speak at its upcoming conference who's called for Israel's destruction, stating that "the establishment by force, violence and terrorism of a Jewish state in Palestine in 1948" was "a crime," and has vowed to "work...
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The American Jewish Committee is out with its annual survey of U.S. Jewish opinion, and the major conclusion is not very surprising: When it comes to Mideast issues, at least, most Jews cling close to the center. Among the findings from the 800 respondents interviewed between Aug. 30 and Sept. 17: Some 60 percent favor the dismantling of some or...
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Salam Al-Marayati
In the 25 years that I've served as a leader in the Muslim American community, I have watched and sometimes participated as the pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian camps have put all of their energy into trying to convert each other to their own ways of thinking. The conclusion I've reached is that agreement can't and should not be a pre-condition for...
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Nathan Bloom
Israel has committed war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity. That is the conclusion of the report issued last week by a U.N. fact-finding mission investigating the three-week war in Gaza last winter. The response of Israel and its media allies to this latest calumny against the Jewish state has been the predictable one: mustering facts and logic to counter...
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