Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774

Is there anything not to like about an eruv? On the face of it, certainly not. But in many places, these symbolic barriers that allow observant Jews to carry items outside their homes on the Sabbath are the subjects of fierce communal battles. In some communities, the idea of an eruv pits Jew vs. Jew, as some secular Jews express...
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Cartoon Shouldn't Portray Fence as a Berlin Wall The Jewish Exponent is a place where you expect to see Arab anti-Israel propaganda exposed and countered, not perpetuated. But your editorial cartoon of Oct. 27 perpetuates the latest "big lie" to come out of the Middle East. Less than 10 percent of the security barrier that Israel is constructing is a...
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With Saudi Accountability Act, Americans take halting steps to face the enemy
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The streets of Parisian suburbs have been burning this week. It remains to be seen just how far-reaching the impact of a virtual revolt against the authority of the French republic by North African Muslim immigrants will be. There are, no doubt, some Americans who will point to the spectacle of a virtual intifada in the heart of European civilization,...
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Wake Up, Ms. Rice — and Smell the Spoils of Ramadan Columnist Diana West writes in www.JewishWorldReview.com on Nov. 4 that Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice seems to have her history mixed up: “ ‘We in America know the benevolence that is at the heart of Islam,’ declared Ms. Rice, addressing assembled Muslim dignitaries at the annual Ramadan dinner at...
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