Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

By:
Samuel Freedman
In her contribution to the essay collection The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt, novelist Ayelet Waldman tells the story of her found and lost love for Israel. She was born there to a father who had fought in the War of Independence, and raised in Canada and America amid his insistence that no nation in the Diaspora could ever...
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In the wake of the release of BBC journalist Alan Johnston from his Palestinian kidnappers, the leaders of Hamas were quick to take credit for this humanitarian act. Predictably, that led to calls in Europe -- echoed faintly even here among some American Jews -- to drop the boycott of the Islamist terrorist regime that runs Gaza and engage them...
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News about the publishing industry this month has been dominated by the global infatuation with the Harry Potter book series. The release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- the seventh and final installment in the saga by British author J.K. Rowling -- generated record sales and massive media hype. Since the Potter books began being snatched up with...
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Captured Soldiers Require Help From the Public "Free Them Now" was the refrain repeated over and over again across from the U.N. headquarters in New York City at a recent rally for kidnapped Israeli soldiers (Israel & Middle East: "Rally Takes Aim at U.N. Inaction," July 19). We had been here before, at that very spot, shouting the same refrain...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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