Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

In the wake of the release of BBC journalist Alan Johnston from his Palestinian kidnappers, the leaders of Hamas were quick to take credit for this humanitarian act. Predictably, that led to calls in Europe -- echoed faintly even here among some American Jews -- to drop the boycott of the Islamist terrorist regime that runs Gaza and engage them...
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News about the publishing industry this month has been dominated by the global infatuation with the Harry Potter book series. The release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- the seventh and final installment in the saga by British author J.K. Rowling -- generated record sales and massive media hype. Since the Potter books began being snatched up with...
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Captured Soldiers Require Help From the Public "Free Them Now" was the refrain repeated over and over again across from the U.N. headquarters in New York City at a recent rally for kidnapped Israeli soldiers (Israel & Middle East: "Rally Takes Aim at U.N. Inaction," July 19). We had been here before, at that very spot, shouting the same refrain...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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Controversies over 'John Doe' bill and Ellison illustrate chasm over terror war
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
It used to be that the only people I knew who were concerned about the behavior of fellow mass-transit passengers were Israelis. But that was before Sept. 11, the airline "shoe bomber," the Madrid railway attacks and the 2005 suicide bombings in the London subway. Like it or not, the mantra "if you see something, say something" is simply part...
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