Friday, July 29, 2016 Tammuz 23, 5776

Advocacy Corner
By:
Asaf Romirowsky
Carmen Callil's recent book, Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland , details the actions of Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, the Vichy government official who organized the deportation of French Jews to Auschwitz. Callil's hypothesis goes deeper as she decided to comment on the Israeli-Palestinian dynamic saying that Palestinians are oppressed by Israelis. Consequently, the French Embassy in...
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Some Israelis doubt Zionism, but others counter with perseverance and ideas
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
One of the most talked about items in the Jewish world this summer has been an interview published in Ha'aretz with former Knesset Speaker and Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman Avrum Burg. Burg, once the idol of the Jewish left and considered to be an eventual frontrunner for Israel's leadership, sat down for a chat with his old Peace Now...
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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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