Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776

By:
Stu Goldman
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The signing last week of an agreement between the United States and Israel mandating 10 years of continued American military assistance to the Jewish state was greeted with applause in both countries. Friends of Israel here are pleased that the administration has shown its willingness to increase the level of military aid from an annual average of $2.4 billion to...
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Baffled by Biased Article Against Bush Veto Threat The lead article in the Jewish Exponent titled "Bush Threat to Veto Children's Insurance Baffles Groups," from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency did not deal with the issues (Cover story, Aug. 9). Only in the last paragraphs, at the bottom of page 18, does the writer mention some problems with the legislation. He...
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By:
Caroline Glick
Sometimes terror doesn't have to pay. Reports last week that Fatah Prime Minister Salaam Fayad had paid the annual salaries of members of Hamas's army in Gaza caused U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to shoot off a livid letter to Fayad. Cantor, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, had just returned from leading a Republican Congressional delegation to...
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By:
Leonard Fein
On the surface, the question of how Jews should regard the genocide of Armenians should be an easy call. Here, for example, is the text of a cable that Henry Morgenthau, Sr., then America's ambassador to Turkey, sent to the State Department on July 10, 1915: "Persecution of Armenians assuming unprecedented proportions. Reports from widely scattered districts indicate systematic attempt...
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