Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774

By:
Douglas M. Bloomfield
The battle for Jewish votes in this fall's presidential campaign could center on two U.S. senators who once were allies, but now are in opposing camps. Both have seen their own presidential ambitions quashed, but are being mentioned for vice president. Sen. Joseph Lieberman calls himself an Independent after a career as a Democrat. But, at least as far as...
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M.J. Rosenberg
Israel's cease-fire has managed to hold so far, which is something of a surprise. After all, this is a cease-fire few like -- especially in Israel. Some of the government officials who secured it wasted little time in saying that they did not expect it to last and that, when it did collapse, Israel would launch its long-deferred invasion of...
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Media Clippings In its current issue, Heeb magazine heads West to Hollywood for the first time ever and, from the looks of it, Tinseltown may never be the same. According to a press release sent out a few weeks before the mag hit the newsstands, the editors announced that they wanted to put the theory that Jews run Hollywood to...
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The fearsome bout of record-breaking heat and humidity that held the East Coast in its grip last week instilled some local residents with two separate but related worries. The first had to do with the immediate future -- i.e., what kind of July and August could we expect if such grueling weather could descend upon us even before the official...
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Every publishing season brings a new crop of Holocaust titles, adding to an already voluminous library, and with these new tales of sorrow come calls for a cessation to the flow -- people are tired of hearing about it, we're told. Even worse, criticism is directed at what's called an ever-burgeoning Holocaust industry. All of these critiques are nonsense, especially...
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