Wednesday, March 4, 2015 AdarI 13, 5775

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Rabbi Avi Shafran
It's easy and tempting to wax cynical about Mel Gibson, the once-famously outraged-for-being-called-an-anti-Semite Hollywood powerhouse who recently, under the revealing effects of alcohol, proved his erstwhile accusers to have, if anything, underestimated the depth of his animus for Jews. And, indeed, cynics abound. I am not among them. Not that I am beyond cynicism, unfortunately. But Mr. Gibson's apology, in...
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Media Cl​ippings
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Technology has made life better in so many ways, perhaps most especially in assisting many women who have trouble conceiving to eventually give birth to the children they so desperately want. And technological advances have especially helped those young people who've postponed their childbearing efforts till somewhat later in life. But who would have known that having these bundles of...
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Bush critics need to acknowledge unparalleled support for Israel
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As Israel's counteroffensive against Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon heads into its fourth week, it's time to explicitly acknowledge one huge difference between this latest chapter of Israel's 58-year-old war of self-defense and those that have preceded it. Like the Sherlock Holmes story in which the key factor is the dog that did not bark, it is the almost complete absence...
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By:
Stu Goldman
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To the overwhelming majority of American Jews the news that actor/director Mel Gibson spewed anti-Semitic invective at police after being pulled over last week for speeding and drunken driving was not exactly a revelation. Gibson earned infamy -- as well as millions of dollars and fans -- for his 2004 film "The Passion of the Christ." Christians flocked to it...
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