Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774

Scurrilous rumors about Obama are wrong, but real questions need answers
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Jonathan S. Tobin
African-Americans and Jews were joined in a relationship long characterized by mutual respect and shared commitment to civil rights. But it was also one that often foundered on the sensitivities and resentments that both groups often could not rise above. Yet now that the civil-rights movement, as well as fights over affirmative action and other hot-button issues, have faded from...
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Will the Lion Die Down With the Lamb? Not a Chance, Mr. President! Columnist Cal Thomas writes in the Washington Times ( www.washingtontimes.com ) on Jan. 16 about President Bush's misplaced faith: "On his recent trip to Israel, President Bush visited several places that reaffirmed his faith, including Bethlehem and the Sea of Galilee. Then exhibiting far greater faith than...
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Sometimes, you just have to lean back and revel in how certain writers can so dexterously put words together. I find that the awe their powers elicit is even more astonishing when they approach subjects that don't innately interest me. I've long been a fan of Natalie Angier, who writes on science for The New York Times. I think she's...
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Bush is deluded, but the decision to push ahead on talks remains Israel's
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Jonathan S. Tobin
If you believe the opinion polls -- and there's no reason not to -- George W. Bush doesn't have many fans. And last week, the dwindling number of Bush loyalists got a bit smaller. For the majority of American Jews who are Democrats, nothing -- not even Bush's first visit as president to Israel -- was bound to win him...
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Stu Goldman
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