Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

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M.J. Rosenbergb>
During lunch at a friend's home last week, a very bright teenager asked his parents' guests: "What do you think it would take for Israel to survive until the end of the century?" A sharp kid, he wanted real answers, not cant. The response, upon which there was general agreement, was the two-state solution. One guest said, "Bush's words. Two...
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What the media is saying about Judaism and Israel
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If Israel's Learned One Thing About War, It's That Profiling Works The Shalem Center think-tank's executive director, Yishai Ha'etzni, writes in The New York Post (www. nypost.com) on July 26 about Israel's experience with profiling terror suspects: "Since 9/11, U.S. officials have struggled with how to protect the American public without infringing on individuals' rights and sensibilities. The touchiest issue...
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One of the indignities of traveling to foreign countries these days - aside from lost luggage and jet lag - is having to put up with only the BBC, Sky News and Channel 2, to say nothing of the ubiquitous CNN, if you want to find out what's going on in the world. The offense mushrooms if something significant happens...
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By:
Barry Rubin
Since February, there has been a formal cease-fire in the war initiated by the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat more than four years ago. Nevertheless, the terror war against Israel continues. This situation cannot be understood without looking at it from the point of view of those who find terrorism so politically rewarding and acceptable in terms of Palestinian politics...
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The mood in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv was fairly staid last week, despite what international news-gatherers broadcast to the rest of the world from the jumpy area in and around Gaza. But the quiet in the cities proved deceptive, especially if you sat down and spoke for a time with Israelis of all stripes and ages. Then the atmosphere could...
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