Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Shevat 8, 5775

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There must be something in the air, thank goodness. A few weeks ago, Lynne Truss published her new book, Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door. As you may recall, Truss is the British author of Eats, Shoots and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach...
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Bush Misses the Opportunity to Push for Real Peace Columnist Joel Mowbray writes on www.Townhall.com on Nov. 18 that the threat of radical Islam is a threat to the United States and Israel: “President Bush … has already started reframing the biggest issue of the day, the war on terror, by calling it what it is: a war on radical...
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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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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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Leonard Fein
The Hebrew word for "periphery" is periferiah. Last week, in the stunning victory of Amir Peretz over Shimon Peres for the chairmanship of the Labor Party - or, just as accurately, in the stunning loss of Shimon Peres to Amir Peretz - it was the periferiah that moved to Israel's center political stage. The analysts say it is the biggest...
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