Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

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At BookExpo America -- the publishing industry's annual gathering that occurred earlier this month in the heart of Manhattan -- Chris Anderson, the editor of Wired magazine, discussed how he'd like to give away his next book online. He's planning to call it, appropriately, Free, and he'll provide copies to those readers willing to read it with advertisements adorning its...
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Can anything good come out of the protracted chaos that's been running rampant in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank over the past few weeks? It seems unlikely from this vantage point, especially since the Jewish state now appears to be "book-ended" by terror groups, especially if you add in the tricky northern border with Lebanon, where Hezbollah has...
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Saul Singer
Anyone who watched the two most recent intra-party debates in New Hampshire could not miss the result: The Democrats competed over who was more against the war in Iraq; the Republicans over who would more vigorously prosecute the war against Islamofascism. There is a compelling political logic to this outcome. Consciously or not, both parties seem to understand that if...
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Eric Rozenman and Meredith Braverman
Did you know Israel ranks ahead only of Sudan and Iraq among 121 countries in "peacefulness"? That's Sudan, where government-related militia commit genocide in the Darfur region, and Iraq, where America and its allies struggle to contain large-scale intra-Muslim slaughter abetted by Iran. Did you know that the United States ranks 96th -- 38 places behind Libya (58), and even...
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Advocacy Corner
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Asaf Romirowsky
Zionophobia, anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism have become the coin of the realm in academic circles. Two significant occurrences are indicative of this widespread disorder, although there have been reactions against it as well. The first has been DePaul University's decision to deny tenure to Norman Finkelstein, an anti-Zionist Jewish professor who willingly collaborates with neo-Nazis, Holocaust-deniers and anti-Semites. The second occurred...
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