Friday, March 27, 2015 Nisan 7, 5775

Hezbollah's war on Israel put threats against gay mission in perspective
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Real or imagined, fear is a terrible thing. It can grip you by the throat and leave you cold; it's paralyzing. Or it can lead you to do something rash or consequential; it's misleading. For Americans, fear before Sept. 11, 2001, had a mostly intellectual component. You sent your children off to school, and worried about their safety. You went...
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Media Clippings
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When David Brooks was at The Weekly Standard, I enjoyed almost everything he wrote. He seemed to revel in the freedom he'd been given at the magazine, and when his editors cut him loose, especially on longer features, he took full advantage of it. But when he moved on several years ago to the opinion pages at The New York...
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Stu Goldman
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The notion of an Israeli 'defeat' tests Diaspora support in more ways than one
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For generations of Diaspora Jews raised on the idea of an invincible Israel, the last month has been something of a blow. While historians will probably have better luck sorting out the results of the recent weeks of fighting between Israel and its Hezbollah antagonists than journalists, there is little question that the result was a lot less than most...
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Spats between the leaders of various components of the alphabet soup of American Jewish organizations are not usually worthy of comment. But this week, it's interesting to note a difference of opinion between one of our "major" Jewish organizations and most of the rest of the bunch. The Anti-Defamation League broke ranks from some of its fellow "majors" because of...
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