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Loving Israel as a Christian, The Blessings and Curses (Guest Tommy Waller)
 
Saturday Night Mortars from Syria

August 31, 2014 - 12:08 AM
 
Joan Rivers in Medically-Induced Coma

August 30, 2014 - 10:40 PM
 
British Man Beats Up Anti-Semite George ‘Hitler’ Galloway

August 30, 2014 - 9:50 PM
 
Irish UN Troops Free Filipino UN Troops

August 30, 2014 - 8:49 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Induced Coma

August 30, 2014 - 8:27 PM
 
Updates from Kuneitra, Syria [video]

August 29, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 29, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Soldier Dies from Wounds in Rocket Attack

August 29, 2014 - 12:33 PM
 
A Grand Total of 50 Muslims in Michigan Condemn ISIS

August 29, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Funeral Begins from Lakewood Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer

August 29, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Dutch Pension Fund Rejects BDS

August 29, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Al Qaeda and ISIS are Israel’s New Northern Neighbors

August 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM
 
Netanyahu Meets with House Armed Services Members

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 PM
 
Mashaal Vows Cease-Fire a Step to New ‘Resistance’ War against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
ISIS Slaughters 450 Captured Syrian Soldiers Since Wednesday

August 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
Update: Lakewood Confirms Sofer’s Body Was Found in Jerusalem Hills

August 28, 2014 - 8:31 PM
 
Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 28, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Run Away… Run Away… [photos]

August 28, 2014 - 7:28 PM
 
Echoing Cease-fire, Britain’s Jews and Muslims Call for Peace

August 28, 2014 - 6:56 PM
 
27 Israelis Arrested for Drug & Weapons Trafficking, Helping Hezbollah

August 28, 2014 - 6:38 PM
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Letters To The Editor
 

Posted on: May 2nd, 2007

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Correct Distinctions    Kenneth Levin’s April 20 front-page essay (“The Empty Rage of Jewish ‘Progressives‘“) makes precisely the correct distinctions between Alvin Rosenfeld’s monograph and the responses of his detractors. If they don’t want to be lumped together with self-styled progressives who delegitimize Israel, they should watch the company they keep. Richard Sherwin(Via E-Mail)   No Debate    Lately there […]

 

Posted on: April 25th, 2007

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Independence Day    The celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut is a declaration that the Nazis failed to obliterate four millennia of Jewish life. But while we’ve earned the right to rejoice, let there be no illusions. Once again, the very nations that stood idly by while millions of innocent Jews were slaughtered are jeopardizing Israel’s survival. The […]

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2007

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Imus’s Bosses Equally At Fault    What Don Imus said is well beyond the bounds of what is acceptable (“The Mindless Mr. Imus,” editorial, April 13). However, unless somebody has been in the shoes of a radio talk host, it is impossible to know the pressure that is placed on the host by management. There is […]

 

Posted on: April 12th, 2007

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Don’t Give Up Golan   I hope Joseph Farah’s article on the Golan (“Whose Golan Heights?” op-ed, March 30) is widely read. The myth of Arab entitlement to the Golan is akin to the fables underlying Arab claims to the rest of biblical Israel. Farah should expand on what he wrote and The Jewish Press and […]

 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2007

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Hurray For Hagee (I)    I had tears in my eyes as I read Pastor John Hagee’s speech to AIPAC (front-page essay, March 30). Why is it that Bible-believing Christians seem to shine with such faith and certainty while even Orthodox rabbis (forget about Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist) tend to speak in muted tones, full of […]

 

Posted on: March 28th, 2007

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Note to Readers: A letter appeared in last week’s issue purporting to be from a “Rabbi Rick Probstein.” We have since learned that the letter was not from someone named Rick Probstein. Though we make every effort to verify the identity of readers who submit letters for publication, the system obviously failed in this instance. […]

 

Posted on: March 21st, 2007

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Dog In The Fight (I)    Reader Yaakov Fromer writes (letters, March 16): “Whether Turkey did or did not commit genocide nearly a hundred years ago is no concern of ours – we have no dog in that fight.”     I would respond that as Jews – a people who have suffered tremendously at the brutal […]

 

Posted on: March 14th, 2007

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‘Provocation’    So Bishop Mixa from Germany expressed his concern over Palestinians facing “ghettoization with almost racist characteristics” (front-page news story, March 9). When asked to confirm that statement, Mixa said, “I wanted to say that building the wall between Israel and the Palestinians amounts to provocation from the point of view of the Palestinian population.”    […]

 

Posted on: March 7th, 2007

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Readers Discuss 'The Obligation To Work'

 

Posted on: February 28th, 2007

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Seidenfeld Yahrzeit    March 1, Taanis Esther, marks the second yahrzeit for the four Seidenfeld children of Teaneck, New Jersey, who perished in a fire. Philyss Seidenfeld, the mother of the children, has requested that individuals, communities, and shuls learn on that day in memory of the children and as an aliyah for their neshomos. The […]

 

Posted on: February 21st, 2007

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About That Blood-Libel Book    In light of the false and distorted interpretation given to my recently published book, I have requested the Italian publishing house El Molino to immediately stop further distribution of the book [news story, page 3] in order that I may re-edit those passages which comprised the basis of the distortions and […]

 

Posted on: February 14th, 2007

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Influence Of The Press    It’s hard to believe it’s been seven years since the passing of Rabbi Sholom Klass, zt”l, thanks to whom a good friend of mine got started on the road to Torah.     Back in 1964, this friend was serving time in a California penitentiary for armed robbery. With so many empty […]

 

Posted on: February 7th, 2007

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Outstanding Community   Re “Memphis, Tennessee: The Jerusalem of the South” (Contemporary Jewish Kehilla, Jan. 26):    My family and I moved to Memphis after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina. We came with literally two days’ worth of clothing after evacuating New Orleans. The community here welcomed us, fed, and treated us like long-lost family. Our children […]

 

Posted on: January 31st, 2007

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Dreamer Vs. Realist    It is clear that Eli Chomsky (“For Israeli-Syrian Talks,” op-ed, Jan. 26) lives in America and Steven Plaut (“Israel Should Offer Syria Nothing,” op-ed, Jan. 26) in Israel. Like so many in America, Mr. Chomsky fails to understand the Arab mentality, and therefore he dreams. Professor Plaut may also dream, but living […]

 

Posted on: January 24th, 2007

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Many Thanks    We must take this opportunity to express our tremendous hakoras hatov to Hakodesh Baruch Hu for performing an open miracle during the terrible car accident that occurred on November 27, 2006, when a city bus collided with our family van carrying two children. We also appreciate all the tefilos and Tehillim that were […]

 

Posted on: January 17th, 2007

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Unwelcome Guest    A family checked into the Park House Hotel in Boro Park last week under an assumed name (we now know it was the wife’s maiden name). We did not know the true identity of this family, who paid in cash for their stay through Motzei Shabbos.    On Friday afternoon someone recognized the head […]

 

Posted on: January 10th, 2007

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Uncomfortable Truth   The Palestinians under Yasir Arafat supported Iraq in the first Gulf War. Recently declassified documents record that they were complicit in the killing of American diplomats. They publicly rejoiced in the 9/11 atrocities. They worked hand in glove with the murderer Saddam Hussein against American interests in the Middle East. Indeed, the Palestinians […]

 

Posted on: January 3rd, 2007

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Truman’s Anti-Israel Policies    Jason Maoz is correct that Harry Truman was a most “ambiguous” friend, and not just because of his anti-Semitic diatribes (“Harry Truman Without Fanfare,” front-page essay, Dec. 29).    Just before the ’48 war ended, the Israelis went on the offensive and captured a large chunk of the Sinai Peninsula. The Truman administration […]

 

Posted on: December 27th, 2006

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Insensitive Tabloid    Kudos for calling out the New York Post on its habit of topping stories involving Jews with headlines that are at best insensitive and at worst borderline anti-Semitic (editorial, Dec. 15). But you left out one of the worst examples – the “NYPD JEW” headline the paper splashed across its front page last […]

 

Posted on: December 20th, 2006

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Ben-Gurion No Model    Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s column on Ehud Olmert in last week’s Jewish Press quoted David Ben-Gurion saying “We chose a Jewish state without the entire land of Israel.” What was the Jewish character of the state chosen by Ben-Gurion? Ben-Gurion’s “Jewish” state took Yemenite children from their parents, cut off their payos, and […]

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