Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann got more than she bargained for when she opened up her residence to students for her annual Halloween costume party. Like other revelers, student Saad Saadi had his picture taken with Gutmann, who was dressed as Glinda, the good witch of the north, from "The Wizard of Oz." But Saadi's costume was a little...
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Noting Another Rachel That Made the News Thank you for Jonathan Tobin's column regarding the play about Rachel Corrie (A Matter of Opinion: " 'Rachel Corrie' Was a Liar," Oct. 16). I am the mother of Rachel Thaler, of blessed memory, who died from wounds she received in a Palestinian suicide bombing in Karnei Shomron in February 2002. As Tobin...
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By:
Leonard Fein
Generally, I find the all-too-common fundraising slogan "now more than ever" offensive. Yet I'm not alone in thinking next week's vote in significant respects is the most consequential off-year election in memory. Why? Because our nation will be paying the costs of George W. Bush's presidency for generations to come. The sooner we can be done with it, the sooner...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Today, the public debate in the United States revolves around one question: When are we leaving Iraq? The conventional wisdom has become that U.S. operations in Iraq are futile. Due in large part to politically driven press coverage, Americans have received the impression that America cannot succeed in Iraq, and that consequently, their leaders ought to be concentrating their efforts...
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Next week's Congressional elections have produced a lively and at times nasty debate between the Democratic and Republican parties as they battle for Jewish votes. As has been the case in recent years, the Republicans are trying diligently to make inroads in the Democrats' solid Jewish majorities and are using the question of support for Israel as their wedge issue...
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