Friday, May 6, 2016 Nisan 28, 5776

Palestinians Continue to Make Bad Life Choices Last summer, Israel was engaged in a war against the Hezbollah terrorists. This summer has begun with terrorists fighting each other (Cover story: "A Sticky Situation: The Hamas Fallout," June 21). Of course, I'm referring to the civil war between Hamas and Fatah, the so-called "moderate" faction. But rather than asking what Israel...
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One of the core missions of this newspaper's editorial policy is to support the people of Israel and their government. We believe that the country's democratically elected leaders have the right to carry out the will of their citizens, and that, at the very least, Diaspora kibbitzers from either the right or the left should show a little humility when...
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There have been moments in the past few years when the University of Pennsylvania's leadership has fallen a bit short in its judgment.In 2002, when former Harvard University President Lawrence Summers initiated an advertisement condemning the growth of anti-Semitism on American campuses in the context of attacks on Israel, 300 other college presidents signed the ad. But Penn president Judith...
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By:
Samuel G. Freedman
During the first week of September 2001, President George W. Bush welcomed his Mexican counterpart, Vicente Fox, to the White House for a state dinner. The pageantry offered a very public confirmation of the close bond between the two leaders, an alliance that held the promise of helping to bring a sane solution to America's economic reliance on millions of...
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By:
Andrea Levin
At times, National Public Radio makes gestures toward balancing its ideological tilt against Israel. The Hamas takeover of Gaza prompted, for instance, an interview with Johns Hopkins Professor Fouad Ajami, who placed responsibility for the violence among Palestinian factions on Palestinians themselves. He enunciated reasons why a unity government between Fatah and Hamas is unworkable, and said that "Palestinian political...
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