Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

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Rachel Ehrenfeld
Victims of Palestinian terrorism should take note of Palestinian Authority finance minister Salam Fayad's recent resignation. Fayad is said to be particularly upset because P.A. Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei arranged that the $350 million being donated to the P.A. in 2005 is paying to employ 60,000 people in the security services. Among these are Palestinian terrorists serving time in Israeli...
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Bias Creates an Axis of Moral Equivalence
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John R. Cohnb
In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer article about improving relations between Israel and certain Islamic countries, Dion Nissenbaum, a Knight Ridder reporter, wrote: "The thaw may be reaping benefits for Israel, but it is not without risks for the Arab and Muslim leaders who have been buffeted by criticism in their own countries." Nissenbaum considered it self-evident that improved relations with...
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Stands on Domestic Issues Should Influence Votes Thanks to Jonathan Tobin for another fine analysis of the political options facing Jews (A Matter of Opinion: "Whom Do We Really Fear?" Nov. 23). One point that should also be made is that many Jews - all things on the foreign-policy and Israel front being equal - steer back to the Democrats...
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Is the Bush administration losing its nerve in its confrontation with Iran over the Islamist regime's bid to obtain nuclear weapons? That's a reasonable question to ask this week after Washington endorsed yet another largely symbolic attempt by the European Union to appear as if it's doing something to halt Tehran's march to nuclear capability. The scheme would actually allow...
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Liberals should listen to conservative whining about the 'war on Christmas'
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Whenever the calendar turns to December, the air usually becomes thick with the sound of Jews whining about the holiday season. For some of us, this is the time of year when we are forced to confront the reality that, despite living in a country where Jews are free not only to assertively practice (or not practice) their faith, we...
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