Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

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David Rosen
The directive issued last week by Pope Benedict XVI concerning the use of the traditional Catholic Latin ("Tridentine") Mass has led to some extreme reactions. As a result, there have been suggestions -- echoed uncritically in the media -- that there is some kind of new Catholic initiative for the conversion of Jews, and that Jewish-Catholic relations are regressing. This...
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Stu Goldman
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Fear About Iran Won't Change Political Equation Jonathan S. Tobin is right about one thing: The overwhelming majority of Jews will vote for the Democrats next year (A Matter of Opinion: "Pandering Won't Be Enough," July 5). The reason is that they want a president and a Congress that will pull us out of a disastrous war in Iraq and...
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The inauguration of a new president of Israel last week was filled with symbolism. The election of Shimon Peres, a man who has served his country in virtually every possible manner over the last six decades, is an appropriate end point to a long and distinguished career. There are those who will always deride Peres for his undimmed support for...
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Patsy Tollin was the kind of teacher who encouraged "creative play" rather than assigning scads of homework. She told her "over-programmed" second-graders to "go build a snowman, go look at the stars." "When students wanted to tend to their Webkins in class, Tollin said no, suggesting they'd learn more interacting with each other. " 'If your playmate is a computer,...
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