Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

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Frimet Roth
With war raging against Hezbollah, it's easy to overlook Israel's other threat. The events five years ago provide a stark reminder of the enemy across our southern border: Hamas. On Aug. 9, 2001, two Palestinian Arabs, Izzadin al-Masri, the 22-year-old son of a well-to-do restaurateur, and Ahlam Tamimi, a 20-year-old university student and part-time journalist, set out. Hamas had trained...
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By:
Uriel Palti
This has been a difficult time for all of us, both in Israel, and in the greater Philadelphia area. On Aug. 1, we learned of the death of First Sgt. Michael Levin, a Philadelphia native who was heroically killed in battle with Hezbollah in Aita al-Sha'ab in Lebanon. In each generation stand the heroes of the Jewish people and the...
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Bush Doctrine: Terrible for Israel and the Jews In a recent column, Jonathan Tobin wonders how it's possible that some American Jews do not regard President Bush's unflagging support of Israel as a good thing (A Matter of Opinion: "The American Dog Didn't Bark," Aug. 3). He cites what most people agree was a failure by the Clinton administration to...
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Media Cl​ippings
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Technology has made life better in so many ways, perhaps most especially in assisting many women who have trouble conceiving to eventually give birth to the children they so desperately want. And technological advances have especially helped those young people who've postponed their childbearing efforts till somewhat later in life. But who would have known that having these bundles of...
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By:
Rabbi Avi Shafran
It's easy and tempting to wax cynical about Mel Gibson, the once-famously outraged-for-being-called-an-anti-Semite Hollywood powerhouse who recently, under the revealing effects of alcohol, proved his erstwhile accusers to have, if anything, underestimated the depth of his animus for Jews. And, indeed, cynics abound. I am not among them. Not that I am beyond cynicism, unfortunately. But Mr. Gibson's apology, in...
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