Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

Treating terrorists as morally equivalent to their foes taints film on Pearl murder
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Jonathan S. Tobin
When Islamist radicals commit an act of anti-Western terror, what follows is always a given. Along with the details of the plot comes an almost ritualistic denial that a particular branch of a faith is at the root of the incident. This was the case in the days following the recent attempted terror bombing of the Glasgow airport and the...
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The news that Pope Benedict XVI has authorized a wider use of a previously discarded version of the Latin mass has set off a storm of criticism among interfaith groups, especially Jews. The reasons for this should be easy for the pope to understand. The service -- known as the Tridentine mass -- was discarded for use in the Catholic...
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Too Much Bare Flesh Won't Distract Diplomats Jonathan Tobin should lighten up. The time and effort spent by Israeli diplomats on Gal Gadot and other models for Maxim magazine is not going to diminish the serious work of proving our historical rights versus Palestinian demands (A Matter of Opinion: "Sexy Ladies Won't Sell a State," June 28). Israel's leaders may...
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In mid-June, the Islamic Resistance Movement, better known as Hamas, seized control of Gaza in a bloody conflict with their Fatah rivals. The New York Times placed the death toll at 120 for the first days of fighting, while The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that intra-Palestinian violence has taken more than 600 lives since the Palestinians' 2006 elections. In much of...
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Palestinians Continue to Make Bad Life Choices Last summer, Israel was engaged in a war against the Hezbollah terrorists. This summer has begun with terrorists fighting each other (Cover story: "A Sticky Situation: The Hamas Fallout," June 21). Of course, I'm referring to the civil war between Hamas and Fatah, the so-called "moderate" faction. But rather than asking what Israel...
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