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Golani Commander Proves Why the Unit is Known for Bravery

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Ruderman Family Foundation Rewards Jewish Organizations for Ensuring Inclusion

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US and European Flights to Israel Cancelled Due to Rockets

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UN’s Ban on the Moon with ‘Stop Fighting, Start Talking’ Message

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IDF Mom Speaks About Gaza Op

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Ban Ki-Moon: Israel Has Right to Defend Country

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Livni: Gaza Op ‘Unavoidable’

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Wounded Soldiers Show Improvement

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WSJ: Hamas Uses Shifa Hospital As Safe Place

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Netanyahu Meets Wounded Soldiers

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Latest Rocket Alert Update: Tuesday, 10:28 pm

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Lone Soldier Funeral Limited to 300 People

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Arab Zionist Takes on MK Zoabi…Again

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IDF Names Missing Soldier As Sgt. Oron Shaul

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Photo Essay: Israel Supporters Rally in NY

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Wanted: Ally for Israel in Cairo Talks

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The Lone Survivor of the Golani 13

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1 MIA as IDF Names 6 Additional Members of the Golani 13

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Morning Rocket Barrage on Tel Aviv / Gush Dan, Rocket Hits Yehud

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Day 15 of Operation ‘Protective Edge’ – IDF Continues to Eradicate Terror Infrastructure in Gaza

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Letters To The Editor
 

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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Rather Lame ApologyIt’s ironic that Dan Rather’s mea culpa concerning the forged memos has come amidst the aseret yemei teshuva. But when one considers Mr. Rather’s admission of guilt, one crucial component was strikingly absent – no apology was given to President Bush.Halacha is unequivocal: anyone who wishes to repent after committing a sin against […]

 

Posted on: October 13th, 2004

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Tentacles Of DestructionThe tentacles of death and destruction are seen in print on the front page every day. The world is now getting a taste of the intifada.Death and destruction are being caused by the spread of Islamism worldwide. Do we nip it in the bud, Bush style, or cut and run and appease the […]

 

Posted on: October 8th, 2004

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Free Yom Tov SeatingIn these difficult economic times, when families are struggling with yeshiva tuition and other expenses, Kehilas Mevakshai Hashem of Midwood, Brooklyn, is proud to offer free seats for the Yomim Noraim as a public service to the community.Anyone in walking distance of our shul, whether adult or mature (non-noisy) child, is welcome […]

 

Posted on: October 1st, 2004

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Federation Follies It was nice, in an ironic way, to read Arlene Peck’s op-ed column “Not One More Dime For Federation,” Aug. 20).Just three days before I received the issue of The Jewish Press containing Ms. Peck’s article, I got a call from the New Mexico Federation asking for a donation. I told the woman […]

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Special Thanks To HatzolahWe wish to thank all of the members of Hatzolah who helped rescue my son and his two passengers from his overturned car on the Palisades Parkway on August 17. Not only did the Hatzolah team help with the rescue and give immediate medical attention, they helped gather the luggage, seforim and […]

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Beware The GreensThe article on Ralph Nader (“Ralph Nader’s Curious New Allies,” front page essay, Aug. 13) comes as no surprise to anyone familiar with the Green Party, from which Nader now pretends to distance himself. The Green platform is Judeophobic and pro-Palestinian and Muslim. It calls for the withdrawal of Jews from liberated territory […]

 

Posted on: September 8th, 2004

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Lost And Hopefully FoundAt our annual Tisha b’Av prayer service for Jewish communities in danger on July 27 outside the UN, someone – perhaps a faithful Jewish Press reader – left behind a black hardcover Rosenfeld edition of kinot and Tisha b’Av tefilot. There’s a Hebrew name inscribed inside the cover. Interested parties should please […]

 

Posted on: September 1st, 2004

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Liberal LogicDoesn’t the liberal view of the world seem so alien? A genocidal madman like Saddam Hussein is beaten and captured, yet liberals are calling for George Bush’s head. Huh? Islamic terrorists blow up busloads of Jewish children and liberals vilify the Israelis and sympathize with the Arabs. This obsession with moral equivalence is so […]

 

Posted on: August 25th, 2004

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‘This Is Our Land’We stood together, well over 100,000 strong, bearing witness to our commitment to our land. Many of us held hands. Many of us spent the time reciting Tehillim. Many of us sang. At the Kotel, the sounds of the chazozrot, the trumpets, resounded.For two hours we stood at our chosen points along […]

 

Posted on: August 18th, 2004

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Return To Cafe HillelAfter sitting shiva for my brother, Dr. David Applebaum, my family and I returned twice to the very spot where he and his daughter were blown up by a suicide bomber in Cafe Hillel. With tears in our eyes we lit two yahrzeit candles.Within three months we again visited Cafe Hillel, this […]

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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True DepravityLast week’s bombings of Israeli armored personnel carriers in Gaza are to be expected during times of war. After the first attack, however, Palestinians paraded through the streets with body parts of the dead Israeli soldiers. Later, a video was broadcast throughout the Arab world displaying the decapitated head of one of the dead […]

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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Mario’s MushThis retired firefighter has a question for Mario Cuomo, who, as the Media Monitor reported, stated that the U.S. should tell Israel, “Up until now it was just you and the Palestinians killing one another – now you are killing us. Now there are people out there who are taking Israel as the provocation […]

 

Posted on: May 26th, 2004

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Unforgettable ImpressionI’ve read with interest the ongoing multi-part biographical sketch of the late Rabbi Meir Yehuda Getz, the Rabbi of the Kotel, in the “Profile” column.I shall never forget the first time I saw him. My sister Binyamina was living in the Old City of Jerusalem. On Friday night I went to daven with my […]

 

Posted on: May 19th, 2004

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Precedent-Setting PresidentLast week President George W. Bush made more explicit than ever before his belief that the war Israel faces against Arab Islamic terrorism is the same as the war the United States faces. His actual words were:“The violence we are seeing in Iraq is familiar. The terrorist who takes hostages or plants a roadside […]

 

Posted on: May 12th, 2004

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Eye On KerryI appreciate the careful scrutiny of John Kerry that one finds in your editorials and among many of your columnists. This is one shifty, arrogant politician, and I fear for America’s future – and, by extension, Israel’s – should he be elected president. Kerry’s wife is another potential problem – the groups to […]

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2004

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Google ProtestUpon reading in The Jewish Press (news story, March 19) that an anti-Semitic website is the first result one gets when typing in the word “jew” on Google, the Internet’s number one search engine, I contacted Google and basically got a run-around. I was told that in order for Google to rectify the problem, […]

 

Posted on: April 21st, 2004

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Responding To Alarm BellsMichael Freund’s alarming op-ed of March 12 (“Anti-Semitism Not The Main Threat To Europe’s Jews”) is disturbing because what he describes is readily apparent to anyone who bothers to learn and understand what is happening – the trend and statistics he presents have been ongoing for years. Our rapid downward slide continues […]

 

Posted on: April 14th, 2004

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Hypocritical TimesJason Maoz’s Media Monitor column, in exposing the unmitigated hypocrisy of the liberal press – most prominently The New York Times – is consistently excellent.The Times, which tirelessly bombards its readers with letters to the editor, articles and op-ed pieces excoriating President Bush for commencing the Iraq War on “false pretenses,” had the audacity […]

 

Posted on: April 7th, 2004

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Father And SonI thoroughly enjoyed Avraham Shmuel Lewin’s interview with Yair Shamir in last week’s Jewish Press. At age 59, Mr. Shamir is still young enough to consider a new career in politics, and weall know how starved Israel is for real leadership.Speaking of Israeli leadership, many of us took Mr. Shamir’s father for granted […]

 

Posted on: March 31st, 2004

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Magnificent RumsfeldYour Feb. 27 editorial on the Democratic presidential candidates was on target. I know that liberal Jews – those whose prime concerns in life are gay rights, abortion and keeping any manifestation of religion out of the public square – will vote for any Democrat that comes down the pike. But I don’t see […]

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