Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

By:
Dan Pattir
The phenomenon of demonizing Israel and the Jews through cartoons in the Arab press is neither new nor recent. It has been part and parcel of its mode of editorial conduct since the establishment of the Jewish state more than 57 years ago. Indeed, reviewing many Arabic-language publications over the years, one cannot escape the conclusion that caricatures have always...
Comment0
onathan Tobin's column on Dr. Khalil Shikaki (A Matter of Opinion: "Do Terror Ties Really Matter?" Feb. 2) gives McCarthyism a bad name. Regardless of what Tobin would lead readers to believe, the accusations against Shikaki come from the Zionist Organization of America - a member in good standing of the extreme right-wing in the American Jewish world - not...
Comment0
Hate Goes Way Beyond the Limits of Free Speech Concerning “Anti-Semitic Material Pops Up in City, Suburbs” (City & Suburb, Jan. 26), my appreciation goes out to the Jewish Exponent for covering something that otherwise might have gone unnoticed. I’m one of those residents who found such anti-Jewish hate literature on my front lawn. The impact on my shalom bayit...
Comment0
By:
The other day while driving to my office, I passed by The Philadelphia Inquirer and viewed a familiar sight: demonstrators protesting the publication of what they saw as an offensive cartoon in the newspaper. Many groups in this city have taken their turn waving signs in front of the Knight-Ridder bastion on North Broad Street. In the not-so-distant-past, some of...
Comment0
Reinventing History
By:
Ever since the investigative Web site, Smoking Gun, "outed" James Frey for embellishing his best-selling memoir A Million Little Pieces, every pundit and critic in the country, it seems, has seen fit to weigh in on the subject. I didn't think there could be any more to say until I read Michiko Kakutani's critic's notebook piece in the Jan. 17...
Comment0

Sign up for our Newsletter

Advertisement