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Relevance: 12% Posted on: May 24, 2012
MEDIA BE DEAD Almost 200 years ago, French painter Paul Delaroche declared, allegedly, "From today painting is dead," after he had learned about Daguerre's discovery that exposing an iodized silver plate in a camera creates a lasting image if the latent image on the plate is developed and fixed. I imagine Johannes ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: September 22, 2010
America is engaged in an intense debate regarding the plan to build a mosque and Muslim community center near Ground Zero, the site of the 9/11 attack on New York. A wave of criticism has been growing against establishing a mosque at this site, the very idea of which elicits ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: June 10, 2013
Michael Oren knows his job. Never agitate the US. Don’t say Israel’s right when the US “knows” it’s wrong. It’s no wonder he praises Samantha Power, but must he say she “really cares” about Israel?
Relevance: 12% Posted on: December 26, 2013
When the Temple was in existence, Jews were religiously obligated to eat roast meat at least once a year.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: December 17, 2008
President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush watched Monday night as the grandsons of Harry Truman and David Ben-Gurion lit a menorah on the State Floor of the White House.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: March 9, 2012
It may be only a "gotcha," but it probably reflects a reality nonetheless. In her attempt to bolster Jewish trust in President Obama's commitment to Israel's security in light of Iran's nuclear threats, Fla. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is also the DNC Chair and a close Jewish ally of ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: July 16, 2008
Question: What's on your summer reading list?
Relevance: 12% Posted on: February 21, 2007
Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism have become two sides of the same coin. How shall we react? Deborah Lipstadt, who famously succeeded in her case against Holocaust denier David Irving, set the tone by stating “We can do what we do best, we can educate.”
Relevance: 12% Posted on: November 11, 2013
Israeli responses have been stark, blunt unlike anything in memory.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: August 22, 2012
When Barack Obama entered the White House, he promised to make Israeli/Palestinian peacemaking his priority from "day one." And, indeed, in his own way he did. He pressured Israel into freezing Jewish construction in the West Bank for ten months in a bid to entice the Palestinians to negotiate.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: April 21, 2004
The Palestinians continue to speak of "occupied territories." They are joined by their civilized European allies whose traditional anti-Semitism is now reinvigorated by Arab/Islamic Jew hatred.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: January 12, 2012
When Yaakov Avinu knew that he was about to move his family down to Mitzraim, his first priority was to establish a yeshiva. Ever since then, educating our young has continued to be a lifelong challenge and commitment for every Jew.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: May 3, 2012
My bar-mitzvah ceremony was held in a Unitarian church. To me, that’s a perfect symbol for being a Jew in America, where you are totally immersed in a foreign, gentile culture. Even if you live in a strictly-kosher ghetto, the World Series, Michael Jackson, Christmas decorations, the Oscars, and the ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: November 25, 2009
Officials in the Obama administration have decided they will be cutting the guest list in half for this year’s White House Chanukah party.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: May 16, 2012
In the past few years, on these pages of The Jewish Press, I have written several times about critical strategic implications of “chaos” and also of “irrationality” and “madness.” Still, I have never written about the fusion or juxtaposition of these seemingly distinct issues. However, because there are increasingly obvious ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: May 17, 2006
The death of Daniel Wultz, a Florida teenager critically injured last month in a suicide bombing at an Israeli restaurant (see story, page 3), is a "gift from Allah" and revenge against American Jewish support for Israel, said Abu Nasser, a leader of the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, one of ...
Relevance: 12% Posted on: August 6, 2008
The political world was abuzz this week with the news that Rep. Eric Cantor, the chief deputy minority whip in the House of Representatives and that body's lone Jewish Republican, was being seriously considered by Sen. John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: May 26, 2013
Other characteristically Muslim crimes taking place in Western countries include honor killings, female genital mutilation, and slave holding.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: December 11, 2012
At least we can probably count on the Muslims Brotherhood to refrain from making bunny-snuff videos.
Relevance: 12% Posted on: July 21, 2013
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.