Monday, December 22, 2014 Kislev 30, 5775

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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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At a speech co-sponsored last week by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Israel Advocacy Center and other groups, John Bolton, former Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations, made a few unorthodox suggestions to a local audience. Though Israel and the United States -- as well as most American Jews -- support a two-state solution to the...
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Synagogue's Recovering From 'An Act of Violence' On behalf of the Germantown Jewish Centre, I want to thank you for your prominent coverage of the fire that extensively damaged our building (Cover story: "Shul Regroups After Suspected Arson Incident," Jan. 24). This fire was an act of violence against our community, the effects of which we will continue to feel...
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