Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774

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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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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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Media Clippings
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0ne point that's only been touched upon in the massive brouhaha that blew up recently over Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer's essay titled "The Israel Lobby" is where it first appeared. Don't get me wrong; many commentators mentioned that it was printed in The London Review of Books of March 23, but they simply left it at that. I imagine...
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Reviving interest in Herzl's legacy
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For many Israelis, he is - as one wag in Ha'aretz put it a couple of years ago - "that man with a beard" whose achievements are "irrelevant" to modern Israel. For American Jews, he is an unknown or just a name pulled out of history, often unconnected to any real sense of his importance. But as we celebrate Israel's...
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In the annals of clever ideas for magazines, the one behind One Story has a place high on the list. According to its Web site, One Story , which appears 18 times a year by subscription only, is no more or less than what it says it is - "a literary magazine that contains one story." The publication is sent...
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