Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Elul 18, 5775

Advocacy Corner
By:
Asaf Romirowsky
Jerusalem in the context of the rise of Islamism in the Middle East acts a catalyst for global jihad in the apocalyptic sense. Dore Gold in his latest book The Fight for Jerusalem: Radical Islam, the West and the Future of the Holy City explains this notion, saying: "Jerusalem plays a key role in their apocalyptic traditions. According to the...
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The downward spiral of American will affects resolve to deal with Iran
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According to the Associated Press, this past weekend "technicians assembled two small uranium enrichment units at Iran's underground Natanz complex." The article, which cited diplomats and officials linked to the International Atomic Agency as sources for the information, went on to say that "two cascades of 164 centrifuges connected in series had been set up in recent days" by the...
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As we struggle to find meaning in our lives, many of us wonder what we can do that actually makes a difference. Answering that question is precisely why support for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is more important than ever before. Federation must shoulder the responsibility for raising money to maintain local Jewish services, help individuals and families in...
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The news that The Philadelphia Inquirer is closing its Jerusalem bureau is, for many friends of Israel, a mixed bag. On the one hand, the lack of original material with a Jerusalem dateline in the area's paper of record will diminish audience understanding of the region. On the other, there will be one less potential source of bias against Israel...
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When Foxman Talks, the the Whole World Listens Having been present with Abe Foxman at recent meetings with Pope Benedict XVI, French President Jacques Chirac and Italian Prime Minister Romani Prodi, I can vouch for Jonathan Tobin's statement (A Matter of Opinion: "Out of Focus on Foxman," Jan. 18) that "when Foxman speaks, the mainstream media and government officials generally...
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