Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775

By:
Leonard Fein
There are those who are telling American Jews that we owe President Bush a vote of gratitude for his steadfast support of Israel in its current conflict with Hezbollah. Israel's position is clear: "Give us the tools [i.e., time and early delivery of precision-guided bombs], and we will finish the job." And the Bush administration is doing exactly that. Others...
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Pro-Israel 'Fatigue' -- A Fatal Disease for All! As usual, the Jewish Exponent's front-page editorial quickly separates the wheat from the chaff ("Drawing Lines in the Sand," July 20). The fatigue that some feel about standing up against anti-Israel terror to which it refers is dangerous and provides a cover to those whose deep anti-Semitism would otherwise be self-defeating for...
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There is a moment in every conflict Israel has found itself in that causes some Diaspora Jews to find the "courage" to denounce it. The death of dozens of civilians in the Lebanese village of Kana this past week yet again adds fuel to the fire of many so-called idealists; it remains such a moment. While the complete story about...
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To the overwhelming majority of American Jews the news that actor/director Mel Gibson spewed anti-Semitic invective at police after being pulled over last week for speeding and drunken driving was not exactly a revelation. Gibson earned infamy -- as well as millions of dollars and fans -- for his 2004 film "The Passion of the Christ." Christians flocked to it...
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Stu Goldman
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