Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

Many consider a future peace between Israel and the Palestinians to rest upon the willingness of the two sides to "share" Jerusalem. Though some support can be found for this notion among Israelis, in the not-so-distant past, the Palestinians have rejected peace plans that would give them part of Jerusalem, in addition to statehood in the West Bank and Gaza...
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The collegiate academic year coming to a close this month has been another contentious one for those who care about Israel. But as students and faculty head off on summer break, it's important to note that the influence of anti-Zionist propagandists has helped to create an atmosphere at many schools where Jewish and pro-Israel students no longer feel comfortable. Also...
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Why Do People Still Subscribe to the 'Times'? Thank you for Jonathan Tobin's piece on The New York Times' Andrea Elliott's mini-novel on the "moderate" imam (A Matter of Opinion: "Another Pulitzer Prize Disgrace," April 19). I recall reading the first few paragraphs and feeling revulsion. The remarkable thing is the number of Jews who still subscribe to that Israel-...
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Media Watch
By:
John R. Cohn, M.D.
At their annual meeting in April, Britain's National Union of Journalists passed a resolution asking for "a boycott of Israeli goods similar to those boycotts in the struggles against apartheid South Africa led by trade unions, and [for] the [Trades Union Congress] to demand sanctions be imposed on Israel by the British government." In itself, this is a remarkable display...
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Advocacy Corner
By:
Asaf Romirowsky
We recently marked the 64th anniversary of the Warsaw-ghetto uprising, which embodied Jewish resistance and self-sacrifice at a time where Jews were targeted for annihilation. Today, those Jews who stood up and fought against the Nazi plan to eradicate the Jewish people represent actions whereby Jews decided not to be slaughtered like lambs and took charge of their own destiny...
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