Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775

A minor scholarly controversy came to a successful conclusion last week when the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum finally relented, and agreed to include a mention of Jewish activists who pushed for rescue of European Jewry in its permanent exhibition. The decision is yet another posthumous honor for the late Hillel Kook, who was known in this country as Peter Bergson...
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Israel Owes It to Soldiers to Come to Their Rescue Bernie Dishler's impassioned letter, "Captured Soldiers Require Help From the Public," (Letters, July 26) was yet another reminder that three Israeli men have yet to be released -- or heard from. Dishler compares their fate to that of the Soviet refuseniks who we picketed for en masse in the 1970s...
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No Basis to Allegations Against Nefesh B'Nefesh Regarding the Jewish Telegraphic Agency's article, published by the Jewish Exponent (Israel & Mideast: "Aliyah Groups Split and Get Ready to Battle," July 19), Nefesh B'Nefesh feels that it must clarify some confusion that has been created by the statements contained in the article regarding our nonprofit status. Nefesh B'Nefesh was determined by...
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Arms sale to the Saudis won't solve America's problems in the Middle East
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Jonathan S. Tobin
After the release of the Iraq Study Group's report last November, many in Washington despaired over the unwillingness of the Bush administration to listen to the author's pleas for a return to the old "realist" foreign policy in the Middle East that had dominated American thinking for decades before Bush's dreaded "neocons" took over. But those laments were premature. Any...
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Stu Goldman
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