Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

By:
David Horovitz
In the very first days of the war with Hezbollah, Israel's top political and military echelons simply could not contain their delight. Displaying quite horrifying misplaced confidence, ministers crowed in private briefings that Sheik Hassan Nasrallah's fighting force would be broken in a week. The gravity of such misconceptions point to a level of arrogance and complacency probably unparalleled since...
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By:
Jonathan Rosenblum
Israel's wars tend to bring anti-Semites out into the open, and the current one is no exception. What is interesting, however, is the degree to which anti-Semitism has migrated from its traditional haunts. One still finds traces of the older Jew-hatred among Catholic traditionalists like actor Mel Gibson and pundit Pat Buchanan. But more fascinating is the social acceptability of...
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Media Watch
By:
John R. Cohn M.D.
Israel's battle with Iranian-backed Hezbollah has produced numerous opportunities for media commentary. A Reuters' photographer has been fired for altering images, and much has been made of efforts by Hezbollah to manipulate the coverage from territory they control. Photographers are escorted and supervised in areas of damage, with evidence suggesting that some of these events are stage-managed to facilitate news...
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A Meeting With Destiny: His Deeds Remembered Michael Levin, whom I had not seen for a few years, was the person Jonathan Tobin described so well (A Matter of Opinion: "Somebody Else's Job," Aug. 10). Michael knew what he wanted and perhaps what his destiny was to be, as he had told a number of his friends. His love of...
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The start of a new school year next month is a milestone for every family. But as the kids get ready to hit the books again, it's not a bad moment to think about what sort of marks our community might be getting on its next education report card. The good news is that quality educational resources are available for...
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