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Syria Downs Israeli Drone Near Border

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French Driver Shouting “Allahu Akbar” Plows into Crowd

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Jewish Man ‘Accidentally’ Run Over – Twice

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Christian Terror Victim Protected ‘Mohammed the Zionist’ from Terrorists

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Netanyahu Exploits Elections to Raise Minimum Wage

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Abbas: We Won’t Use Violence – Unless We Will

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Kindertransport Documentary Selected for Permanent Preservation

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Black GOP Leader Prays at the Western Wall for ‘Solomonic Wisdom’

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Police Raid Homes of Anti-Assimilation Volunteers

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Rock-Throwing Terrorists Hit 4-Year-old Boy at Gush Etzion

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Jewish Home Unity Overcomes the ’Yesha Faction’

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ISIS Executes 100 Foreign Volunteers

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Temple Institute Produces Pure Olive Oil for Temple Menorah [video]

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UN Demands Israel Pay Lebanon $850 Million

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MK Elazar Stern Quits Livni’s HaTnua Party

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French Police Kill Islamic Terrorist Inside Police Station

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Red Alert in Kibbutz Nir Yitzchak [video]

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Chemical Attack Hero Describes How He Took Down the Terrorist

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Will the Arabs Form the Third Largest Political Party in Israel?

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Israel Retaliates: Hits Terror Tunnel Cement Factory

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Letters To The Editor
 

Posted on: July 19th, 2006

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Bush’s Stance     President Bush’s strong support for Israel’s efforts to defend itself against the Hizbullah terrorists is crucial. Given this, you may want to let him know how much you appreciate his support. For information on how to contact the White House by snail mail, phone, fax or e-mail go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/.     To e-mail the […]

 

Posted on: July 12th, 2006

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Potatoes    In “Survivor: A Meditation on Remembering the Shoah” (front-page essay, July 7), David Mandel, challenging us to view ourselves as bnei haShoah (children of the Shoah), writes: “The image I want to leave with readers is that of a potato. A common, everyday potato.”    So many Jews survived on potatoes or just potato peels. […]

 

Posted on: July 5th, 2006

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Humans Or Beasts?    Is this nation-in-waiting the world calls Palestine populated by humans or two-legged beasts? They abduct children off the street, as was the case with Eliyahu Asheri, who was summarily murdered. Then a senior citizen is abducted and brought over to the Palestinian side of the border.    Israel entered Gaza to free a […]

 

Posted on: June 28th, 2006

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Kudos To Albert Kahn    May I add briefly to a story well told by Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum in his always fascinating My Machberes column? A lifetime of experience has taught me how hard it is to bring about change in yeshivas and day schools. This is all the more reason why I am full of […]

 

Posted on: June 21st, 2006

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Unbalanced Media    Thank you to Nathan Lewin for the work he is doing to support and defend AgriProcessors (“Hatchet Job on Kosher Meat Company,” front-page essay, June 9). It is unfortunate that Jewish media are all too willing to jump on the bandwagon of kosher-bashing. The sentiments of the Forward have been echoed in other […]

 

Posted on: June 14th, 2006

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Deja Vu    I once read that a definition of insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results. So what does that say about the Israeli government regarding giving away land for peace? Lori MossFar Rockaway, NY   Time To Be Heard    Kol Yisrael ereyvim ze la’ze – Jews are responsible for one […]

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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Peace For Nothing Thank you for the wonderful job you are doing in keeping your readers informed about what’s really going on in the Middle East.Previous Israeli governments tried Land for Peace and got no peace. Each piece of land given to the Palestinian Arabs was used as a launching pad for further acts of […]

 

Posted on: May 31st, 2006

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Bracelet FoundA multi-strand pearl bracelet was found on Sunday, May 28, on Central Avenue in the Five Towns. If anyone has any information regarding the owner of this lost item, please call (718) 544-4860.R. and L. Lesser(Via E-Mail)  Saluting Our SoldiersThis past weekend our great country once again honored our fallen soldiers, those who made the […]

 

Posted on: May 24th, 2006

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Unfair Depiction Steven Plaut’s description of France in his article “Le Bouffon Grandiose” (op-ed, May 5,) does not fit the facts.First, actor Dieudonn?‘s provocative remarks are his alone and he has been convicted and fined by a French court, on the basis of the Lellouche Act which is among the world’s toughest legislation on hate […]

 

Posted on: May 17th, 2006

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Regular Alerts NeededThe Jewish Press is to be commended for its editorial last week urging parents to be proactive in the care of their children and not just react to particular threats. I suggest The Jewish Press undertake to regularly issue an alert to parents to be more careful about the freedom of movement they […]

 

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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Giving Due Credit The tax credit legislation applauded by TEACH NYS in its two-page ad in last week’s Jewish Press was enacted by the New York Legislature over Governor Pataki’s veto. It certainly is appropriate to thank the governor and others, including the Sephardic Community Foundation, who supported alternative legislation – especially since their initiative […]

 

Posted on: May 3rd, 2006

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Offensive ‘Joke’ As an avid reader of The Jewish Press, I was dismayed by the inclusion of a highly inappropriate joke in Arnold Fine’s “A Bi Gezunt” column last week. I use the word “joke” advisedly, because there was nothing the least bit funny about the joke’s subject matter, and it certainly did not belong […]

 

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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Rush To Judgment? I was disappointed by Dov Hikind’s op-ed article on the Boro Park disturbance (“Boro Park’s Night of Shame and Disgrace,” April 14). The assemblyman seems to assume the worst about our community and the best about the police. He wasn’t there during the incident, so how can he possibly know that the […]

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2006

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Applauds EditorialI heartily applaud your April 7 editorial – “Warm and Fuzzy ‘Halacha’” – that called attention to the growing phenomenon of Jews, including some so-called Modern Orthodox Jews, seeking to change halacha to suit their own politically correct inclinations.I was not really surprised to learn that the Conservative movement is poised to legitimize homosexuality […]

 

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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Thoughtless CommentI just want to recount a hurtful incident that occurred recently. I went to a supermarket in Boro Park for my Pesach shopping along with three Argentinean Jewish friends. They were wearing jeans but were appropriately covered. As we entered the store, a middle-aged man with a beard went up to the three women […]

 

Posted on: April 5th, 2006

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No LeadershipLast week two of my friends, Rafi and Helena HaLevy, were killed in Israel by a suicide bomber. Rafi was the town’s gardener. Helena was one of seven women in the leadership of the government of Kedumim. Rafi and Helena were gentle people. They had tremendous love for life, for the Jewish people, for […]

 

Posted on: March 29th, 2006

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Greetings From IndiaI introduce myself from India as an admirer of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. I would remind your readers that even when Jews were persecuted all over the world, India gave them all rights and absolute freedom and safety. Jews have not faced any trouble or persecution of any kind […]

 

Posted on: March 22nd, 2006

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Flawed HistoryAccording to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, the Holocaust never happened. Even more malevolent than Ahmadinejad’s denial of the Holocaust is the clear inference that Israel owes its creation to the Holocaust.Contrary to Ahmadinejad’s version of history, the million or so Jews who fled the Soviet Union were victims of Russian xenophobia, not […]

 

Posted on: March 15th, 2006

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To Err Is HumanPlease allow me to use this space to apologize to readers for my faux pas in my Purim front-page essay (“Purim: Agony and Ecstasy,” March 10). The Hebrew year as appears in the opening feature of the essay should have read 5583 rather than 5183 (making it 1823 instead of 1423); likewise, […]

 

Posted on: March 8th, 2006

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Seidenfeld Yahrzeit This Shabbos marks the first yahrzeit for the four Seidenfeld children of Teaneck who perished in a fire. Philyss Seidenfeld, the mother of the children, has requested that as many individuals, communities and shuls as possible learn on that day in memory of the children and as an aliyah for their neshomos. The […]

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