Saturday, May 23, 2015 Sivan 5, 5775

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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The start of a new school year next month is a milestone for every family. But as the kids get ready to hit the books again, it's not a bad moment to think about what sort of marks our community might be getting on its next education report card. The good news is that quality educational resources are available for...
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A Meeting With Destiny: His Deeds Remembered Michael Levin, whom I had not seen for a few years, was the person Jonathan Tobin described so well (A Matter of Opinion: "Somebody Else's Job," Aug. 10). Michael knew what he wanted and perhaps what his destiny was to be, as he had told a number of his friends. His love of...
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Media Watch
By:
John R. Cohn M.D.
Israel's battle with Iranian-backed Hezbollah has produced numerous opportunities for media commentary. A Reuters' photographer has been fired for altering images, and much has been made of efforts by Hezbollah to manipulate the coverage from territory they control. Photographers are escorted and supervised in areas of damage, with evidence suggesting that some of these events are stage-managed to facilitate news...
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By:
Jonathan Rosenblum
Israel's wars tend to bring anti-Semites out into the open, and the current one is no exception. What is interesting, however, is the degree to which anti-Semitism has migrated from its traditional haunts. One still finds traces of the older Jew-hatred among Catholic traditionalists like actor Mel Gibson and pundit Pat Buchanan. But more fascinating is the social acceptability of...
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