Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774

The expected shift by the Presbyterian Church USA this week away from an extreme anti-Israel position is significant for a number of reasons. The General Assembly of the church is expected to vote this week to sidestep support for divestment from Israel and to alter its position from one of outright hostility to the Jewish state to neutrality. A compromise...
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Left-Right Battle in D.C. By No Means a Fair Fight The Jewish Telegraphic Agency's coverage of the advocacy by different Jewish groups - both for and against HR 4861 - made it appear that peace advocates (Americans for Peace Now, and Brit Tzedek v'Shalom) were lobbying Congress, not because of their own policy, but just to oppose the well-funded professional...
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Media Watch
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John Cohn, M.D.
The week of June 4 was a good week for the United States and Iraqis attempting to bring a halt to the carnage wracking that nation. On June 8, two laser guided American 550 pound bombs found their target, bringing to an end Musab al Zarqawi's life. As The New York Times observed, "It is good news for Washington, and...
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Stu Goldman
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Another plagiarism scandal has come and gone, and the amassed minions in the media dutifully bided their time, clocking every permutation. But the only real insight into the whole fiasco came in an opinion piece by novelist Whitney Otto called "Unoriginal Sins," which appeared in The New York Times of May 12. As you may recall, Harvard University undergrad Kaavya...
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