Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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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...
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Burt Siegel
Burt Siegel Many who have no idea who the 18th-century British parliamentarian and essayist Edmund Burke was are probably familiar with his observation that all that is needed for evil to succeed is for good people to do nothing. As the toll of murdered Darfurians in the nation of Sudan rises each day, I can't help think that the world...
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Attention, Arab Brothers and Sisters: It's Time to Put an End to Hate! Writer Nonie Darwish says in London's Sunday Telegraph ( www.telegraph.co.uk ) on Feb. 12 that generations of Muslims teaching their children hate have brought about the current situation: "The controversy regarding the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed completely misses the point. Of course, the cartoons are...
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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...
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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...
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