Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

Willingness to deal with renewed Iran threat needs to be campaign issue
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Jonathan S. Tobin
A couple of months ago, the question of what to do about the possibility of a nuclear Iran was on the verge of becoming the No. 1 foreign-policy issue in 2008. Though not exactly eclipsing the Iraq war, Iran's nuclear program was the red-hot focus of attention, with speculation rising as to what, if anything, the United States was prepared...
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Aid Venezuela Jews by Aiding the Poor American Jewish Committee staffer Dina Siegel Vann writes in the Miami Herald ( www.miamiherald.com ) on Jan. 14 about the right way to help Venezuelan Jews: "The dangerous antics of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, his alliance with Iran, his open hostility toward the United States and a number of anti-Semitic incidents have generated...
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It was announced last week that Daniel Menaker, who, until recently, was executive editor of the Random House publishing group, will be going online come March, when he will host a new Web-based book show called "Titlepage." The format will be a round-table discussion between Menaker and a group of four writers. The first episode, writes Times reporter Motoko Rich,...
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Instead of a ticket to the White house, immigration phobia was a primary failure
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Jonathan S. Tobin
This is not a good week to be Lou Dobbs. After spending the last few years beating the drums for a nationwide political insurrection, CNN's favorite alarmist must face up to the fact that voters have rejected his polemics in which global trade and immigration are the twin evils threatening America. Indeed, the failure of supporters of his views to...
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The Winograd Commission of Inquiry into what is now known in Israel as the Second Lebanon War finally delivered the long-anticipated second portion of its report. The verdict about the conduct of the war and its results was scathing, but the bottom line is that, at least for now, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will remain in office. This outcome is...
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