Saturday, April 30, 2016 Nisan 22, 5776

By:
Leonard Fein
Will it never end? The "it" refers to the cruelty, the meanness, the violence that so have characterized our times, and do still. While Iraq and Afghanistan continue to leech -- blood, treasure, honor -- it is other things I have in mind just now. Which brings me to Darfur. It is now almost exactly two years since President Bush...
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The decision of the Britain's National Union of Journalists to declare its support for a boycott of the State of Israel prompted this newspaper to ask why American news outlets would continue to use programs on the Middle East produced by openly biased British journalists, such as those of the BBC to report on the Middle East. The answer provided...
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With Palestinian Kassam missiles continuing to rain down on the southern Israeli city of Sederot, Israel's government is faced with an impossible dilemma. The notion that terrorists can be allowed to continue shelling Israeli territory with impunity is simply unacceptable. Hamas and the supposedly more moderate Fatah Party are on the verge of civil war, but the Islamists hope to...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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Jerry Falwell embodied the great contradiction of modern American Jewish politics
By:
Jonathan S. Tobin
In 1984, the United States rectified a diplomatic anomaly when it formally recognized the Vatican and agreed to exchange ambassadors with the papal mini-state in Rome. But when Congress held hearings on the measure, at least one discordant voice was heard in dissent. Rev. Jerry Falwell, by then already a familiar figure as the head of the "Moral Majority" group,...
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