Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775

Support for Barack Obama doesn't mean American Jews don't care about Israel
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Although the presidential election is still two weeks away, and no one should assume the outcome, it is safe to say that Democratic candidate Barack Obama has secured the lion's share of American Jewish votes. This is despite the dedicated efforts of supporters of Sen. John McCain to increase the number of Jews who vote Republican and an aggressive ad...
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It seems that every time the death of the book business is proclaimed, the publishing industry shifts a bit and some light appears at the end of the tunnel. For example, a piece in the Sept. 4 New York Times announced that small, independent book publishers were going to be offered new technology that would allow them to have easier...
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As Iran's Nuclear Clock Continues to Tick, the World Must Take Action Former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami writes on www.realclearworld.com on Oct. 12 about the need for disarmament in the Middle East: "Israel's desperate plea that the world act to curtail what its intelligence service describes as Iran's 'gallop toward a nuclear bomb' has not gotten the positive...
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By:
David Twersky
Lost in the intense focus on the financial crisis was a report in the British Guardian newspaper that the Bush administration had turned down an Israeli request that Washington green-light an Israeli air strike against Iranian nuclear facilities. According to the report, Israel gave serious thought this spring to launching a military strike on Iran's nuclear sites but was told...
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By:
Matthew Brooks
Recently, columnist Douglas Bloomfield wrote a denunciation of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's critics (Opinions: "Don't Fall for the Extreme Anti-Obama Smear Campaign," Oct. 2) that can only be described as a confused diatribe. There is only one point on which we agree: "[Sen. John] McCain has a strong pro-Israel record, the aura of a war hero, [and] close...
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