Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

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Magazines are having to rethink themselves in all sorts of drastic ways due to Internet dominance, but I never thought that would happen to The New Republic, which has been a fixture in my reading life for more than 40 years. But according to two New York Times articles -- one on the arts pages, the other in the business...
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Caroline Glick
Earlier this month, the United States launched what Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice refers to as a "diplomatic initiative." It's aimed at appeasing terror-supporting -- and weapons of mass destruction-proliferating Iran -- and terror-supporting -- and weapons of mass destruction-proliferating Syria. Those who applaud the administration's decision to engage the nuclear-weapons-seeking mullahs in Tehran argue that the administration would be...
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By:
Alan H. Luxenberg
Jews have observed with great consternation the transformation of America's college campuses into hotbeds of anti-Zionism. The traditional narrative saw the birthing of Israel as an answer both to the urgent needs of a persecuted people who had no place else to go and to that people's yearning over two millennia to return to a cherished homeland, which, for the...
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With Friends Like These, We Don't Need Enemies! The Jewish Telegraphic Agency's survey of the landscape of Jewish-evangelical dialogue omitted discussion of the 800-pound elephant in the room: Evangelical financial and moral support for its affiliate group, Jews for Jesus (Nation & World: "Evangelicals: Friendship Should Eclipse Division," March 1). This group is notorious for its deceitful tactics in targeting...
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A traditional Jewish refrain is to wish someone a long life by hoping that they live to 120, as did the prophet and teacher Moses. But this year, the Jewish Exponent is proving that not only is it possible to reach that august figure, but that the number, in fact, is just a beginning. Exactly one month from today --...
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