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Bibi’s Approval Drops While US Jews Stay Connected (Guests Jeremy Saltan & Rabbi Avi Berman)
 
OJ Simpson Converting to Islam

September 3, 2014 - 2:30 AM
 
Gazan Deaths and Destruction Dramatically Drives Popularity for Hamas

September 3, 2014 - 12:43 AM
 
Lady Gaga Pre-Tel Aviv Concert ‘Shalom’ Video Irks Some Arab Fans

September 2, 2014 - 11:11 PM
 
British Jew Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Assaulting MP George Galloway

September 2, 2014 - 10:45 PM
 
Honey Sales Expected to Soar as Rosh Hashanah Approaches

September 2, 2014 - 9:59 PM
 
US Pushes PA Agenda and Tells Israel to Cancel New Gush Etzion Town

September 2, 2014 - 9:48 PM
 
ISIS Beheaded American Journalist Steven Sotloff And Posted Video

September 2, 2014 - 9:45 PM
 
Second Terror Attack Averted When Arab Driver Killed by IDF Fire

September 2, 2014 - 7:51 PM
 
Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

September 2, 2014 - 4:06 PM
 
Poll: Hamas Would Rule Judea and Samaria in New Elections

September 2, 2014 - 3:52 PM
 
Arab Terrorist Attack Foiled Near Netanya

September 2, 2014 - 1:38 PM
 
Ehud Olmert’s ‘Talansky Affair’ Re-Opens in Jerusalem District Court

September 2, 2014 - 12:58 PM
 
Iran Unveils New Self-Defense Radar, Missile System

September 2, 2014 - 12:04 PM
 
Turkey’s New PM Says ‘No Hope’ of Normalizing Ties with Israel

September 2, 2014 - 11:22 AM
 
Jihadist Threat Rising on Israel’s Northern Border

September 2, 2014 - 9:58 AM
 
Germany to Begin Supplying Kurds With Weapons to Fight Islamic State

September 2, 2014 - 1:41 AM
 
Did You Know September 1 is an Israeli National Holiday?

September 2, 2014 - 1:02 AM
 
SodaStream May Close Maaleh Adumim Factory

September 1, 2014 - 11:41 PM
 
Last Soldier Killed in Protective Edge Laid to Rest

September 1, 2014 - 11:31 PM
 
Arab Rock Throwing Attacks Wounds 3-Year-Old Girl

September 1, 2014 - 11:22 PM
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Editorial
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2011

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Last week The Jewish Press published the text of part of attorney Nathan Lewin's compelling brief to the United States Supreme Court arguing that the State Department should be required to permit American citizens born in Jerusalem to record their place of birth on their passports as "Israel."

 

Posted on: August 10th, 2011

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We join all Americans in mourning the deaths of those who perished in the crash in Afghanistan of a military Chinook helicopter on Sunday. The deaths of these young men are a vivid reminder that even in these times of great self-interest and self- indulgence, there are those who selflessly and unhesitatingly put their lives on the line to defend the nation.

 

Posted on: August 10th, 2011

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If Republicans in high elective office had urged the media not to report on the ideas of Democrats on contentious issues because such reporting would tend to legitimatize really absurd notions, the protests would be deafening, especially from the likes of The New York Times. Likewise if Republicans had taken to referring to Democratic legislators who outmaneuvered them in a losing political battle as "terrorists."

 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2011

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An Associated Press report on Sunday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had agreed to negotiate the borders of a Palestinian state based on the 1948 Armistice lines understandably created quite a stir. Mr. Netanyahu's public confrontation with President Obama over this very issue remains vivid in everyone's memory, as does the enthusiastic and virtually unanimous bipartisan support for Mr. Netanyahu's position expressed by Congress.

 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2011

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The Jewish Press has regularly noted the efforts of the politically correct crowd to place concerns about Muslim fundamentalism beyond the reach of normal discourse. Thus we had something to say about New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's claim that any questioning of the efforts to build a mosque at ground zero was ipso facto bigoted and violated the sponsors' right to free speech.

 

Posted on: December 30th, 2009

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The sad news of the passing of Percy Sutton at the age of 89 brought back a flood of memories. In the 1970s and early '80s, I worked closely with the then-Manhattan borough president and a key power broker in New York politics when I served as executive director of the Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry and later of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.

 

Posted on: December 30th, 2009

InDepthEditorial

The sad news of the passing of Percy Sutton at the age of 89 brought back a flood of memories. In the 1970s and early '80s, I worked closely with the then-Manhattan borough president and a key power broker in New York politics when I served as executive director of the Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry and later of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York.

 

Posted on: August 16th, 2006

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In Memory of Dr. Isaac Lewin, zt"l (11th Yahrzeit on 28 Menachem Av, 5766)

 

Posted on: August 15th, 2003

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As is evident from this week's Media Monitor, readers of The Jewish Press should not be shocked by the revelation of President Harry S. Truman's anti-Jewish statements discovered in a 1947 diary ("The Jews, I find are very, very selfish....")

 

Posted on: August 15th, 2003

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We were as surprised as everyone else by the poll by a Palestinian pollster that barely 10% ofPalestinians who had at some point lived within the "green line" - or had parents who did - had any desire to return.

 

Posted on: August 8th, 2003

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We have often been somewhat critical of some of the war reparations class-action lawsuits filed against Germany and other European countries.

 

Posted on: August 8th, 2003

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The Supreme Court's recent decisions concerning gay rights and affirmative action, overshadowed its refusal to accept for review a federal appeals court decision that had required the township of Tenafly, New Jersey to allow the erecting of an eruv using telephone poles.

 

Posted on: August 8th, 2003

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Despite the growing dismay over the daily attacks against American forces in Iraq, it should by now be quite clear that things could not really be otherwise.

 

Posted on: August 8th, 2003

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How did it come to be that the Palestinian Authority, which is required, by the "road map" it signed onto "unconditionally," to dismantle Hamas and other specifically identified terrorist groups, has declared that it will not disarm them, agreeing instead to a ceasefire in place and also offering them a place in their government?

 

Posted on: August 1st, 2003

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We take this opportunity to applaud Governor George Pataki's appointment of Judge Joseph Fisch to the New York State Supreme Court.

 

Posted on: August 1st, 2003

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From the very first moments of Abu Abbas' assuming the post of Palestinian prime minister, there began a mindset on the Left and around the world to invest him, mantra-like, with thecapacity to reinvent the Palestinian agenda from one pursuing the destruction of the Jewish state to one of peaceful coexistence.

 

Posted on: August 1st, 2003

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The world hardly needs a Jewish Press commentary on the affirmative action and gay rights rulings handed down by the United States Supreme Court last week.

 

Posted on: July 26th, 2003

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President Bush's choice of Rudy Giuliani to head the United States delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's first-ever conference on anti-Semitism was an inspired one.

 

Posted on: July 26th, 2003

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We are disappointed to report that because of the last minute intransigence of New York's Governor George Pataki, the state Senate failed to pass the two bills important to the Jewishcommunity which we wrote about last week, and which had been passed earlier by the Assembly.

 

Posted on: July 26th, 2003

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As the Jewish Press went to press on Tuesday night, there were numerous news reports both from Israeli and Arab sources that a cease-fire in attacks on Israel would be announced byHamas and the other terrorist groups within the next several days.

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