Thursday, May 5, 2016 Nisan 27, 5776

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Gershon Baskin
Forty years ago, following weeks of unimaginable anxiety regarding the continued existence of Israel, the Israel Defense Force swept across the Sinai, the Golan Heights and the West Bank -- not only taking the world by surprise, but also the Israelis themselves. The amazing military victory also brought with it renewed hopes for the possibility of peace with its neighbors...
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Media Clippings
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Among the reams of print that have appeared recently upon the appearance of the new biography of Ralph Ellison by Arnold Rampersad -- all of it justified since Ellison is one of the major novelists of the 20th century -- one of the best notices has been Michael Anderson's, which appeared in the May 28 issue of The Nation. The...
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'United' Jerusalem Not as Polarized as Story Says My wife and I recently returned from an Honest Reporting mission to Isr ael, where we spent nine days in Jerusalem. We were truly shocked to read the Jewish Telegraphic Agency's perspective on the use of the " slogan" of a "united" Jerusalem. (Cover story: " 'United' Capital Remains Polarized City," May...
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The people of Israel, especially those living in towns near the Gaza border, may be forgiven for not being terribly interested in the rise of anti-Zionist sentiment abroad. They have more important things to worry about, such as the missiles flying into their homes, schools and businesses. But while less lethal than the Kassams launched by Hamas and Islamic Jihad,...
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Stu Goldman
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