Saturday, July 30, 2016 Tammuz 24, 5776

After a long and bitter presidential election campaign, the political cease-fire between the parties has given us not only a respite from harsh rhetoric, but an opportunity to take stock of the state of our democracy. Though those who supported the Republicans are, no doubt, disappointed by the outcome of the vote, there is no question that the election of...
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Stu Goldman
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If Likud wins in Israel, how badly will the two new leaders of the alliance clash?
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Barack Obama spent the first week after being elected president of the United States planning the next four years. Yet, even though the office is occupied by somebody else until January, the pundits are already predicting the next administration's trouble spots. At the top of the list is the outcome of the Israeli elections scheduled for this winter. If Likud...
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Those of us with fond memories of reading the Babar books to our children could not but look forward with great anticipation to the show devoted to this lovable creature's creator, Jean De Brunhoff, and his art that is now running at the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan. Just as keenly anticipated was some of the fine critical writing...
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Syrians Discover That Al Qaeda Does Bite the Hands That Feed Them Scholar David Schenker writes in The Weekly Standard ( www.weeklystandard.com ) on Oct. 31 about the complicated relationship between Syria and Al Qaeda: "When it comes to Al Qaeda, Syria gets it coming and going. On Sunday, Oct. 26, U.S. helicopters targeted an Al Qaeda operative on Syrian...
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