Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774

There have been moments in the past few years when the University of Pennsylvania's leadership has fallen a bit short in its judgment.In 2002, when former Harvard University President Lawrence Summers initiated an advertisement condemning the growth of anti-Semitism on American campuses in the context of attacks on Israel, 300 other college presidents signed the ad. But Penn president Judith...
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One of the core missions of this newspaper's editorial policy is to support the people of Israel and their government. We believe that the country's democratically elected leaders have the right to carry out the will of their citizens, and that, at the very least, Diaspora kibbitzers from either the right or the left should show a little humility when...
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Media Clippinhs
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Now that the dust has settled on the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Six-Day War -- and all the hubbub in the media has quieted -- it's easier to assess some of the more prominent responses to the event. The bulk of the commentary was incessantly critical of Israel, though predictable in that regard. But none was more relentless in...
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Barry Rubin
"During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year ... I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher. ... With the first glimpse of the building,...
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Larry Derfner
A consensus seems to have formed in Israel that the disengagement from Gaza was a deadly mistake. It says that it caused a steep escalation of the Kassam rockets falling on Sederot and, most recently, allowed Hamas to take over the strip. In all, according to the new Israeli wisdom, the removal of Israeli settlers and soldiers from the Gaza...
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