Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

Bet on the Bright Side Timing, as they say, is everything, whether the arena is stand-up comedy, professional athletics or high-stakes investing. One financier admired for his business acumen - and knowing just when to strike - is U.S. mega-tycoon Warren Buffett. Once again, he may be on to something that the rest of us just don't see, since last...
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Censorship at State Are there any limits to what may or may not be said about the conflict in the Middle East on American college campuses? Judging by the proliferation of anti-Zionist events that sometimes border on outright anti-Semitism, the answer would be appear to be no. But when it comes to the opposite point of view, Penn State University...
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JFCS Partnerships Serve the Needs of Patients It is to be commended that the Jewish Exponent has taken on the important and sensitive subject matter of hospice care, and we applaud your efforts to educate the public about Jewish laws and customs regarding end-of-life issues (Cover Story: "Taking Great Care to Really Care," March 30). At the same time, we...
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By:
David Horovitz
In the beginning, everybody told them they were wasting their time. "You're crazy," Vicki Eisenfeld recalls being warned, over and over. "Nothing will come of it." But 10 years after Vicki and Leonard Eisenfeld's son Matt, 25, a Yale graduate and rabbinical student, was murdered along with his fiancée Sara Duker in a No. 18 bus on Jerusalem's Jaffa Road,...
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By:
Barry Rubin
At last, the ideal slogan for the Hamas government has been given us by one of the group's main leaders, Mahmoud Zahar, buried in a speech he gave at a rally in Damascus: "Palestine in its entirety is our land." Not much new there. But then he continued with a marvelous turn of phrase that explains the Hamas government and...
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