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Posted on: January 8th, 2005

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"I am also Jewish" he unnecessarily informed me, as he tucked into his bacon omelet. I responded politely and he continued: "I used to keep kosher, but after Hitler I could no longer believe in God."

 

Posted on: January 8th, 2005

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"Paper Clips," a documentary filmed over two years, is the important story of an educational initiative, begun in October 1998, that evolved into something greater and unexpected when a student in the Holocaust course at Whitwell asked the question that we might all ask: "What is six million? I've never seen that before."

 

Posted on: January 5th, 2005

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Remember, Major League Baseball used a different playoff format in the early 1970's: in each of the two leagues the winner of the West Division would meet the winner of the East Division in a best 3 of 5 game series to determine which team would represent its league in the World Series

 

Posted on: January 5th, 2005

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Some are dumbfounded that Ariel Sharon and the Likud are bringing Labor into the government to form a national unity coalition. Some cannot believe their eyes and ears and noses.

 

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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Walid was born a Muslim in Beit Sahour outside of Bethlehem. His grandfather was the Muslim mukhtar (chieftain) and a friend of the Nazi ally, Haj-Amin Al-Husseini, grand mufti of Jerusalem and a friend of Adolf Hitler.

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Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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The earliest issue that the YU Library has is from 1935-36. The other issues from the Twenties and early Thirties may well be lost. Still, from these issues one can get insight into the thoughts of the students.

 

Posted on: December 29th, 2004

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Any slaughterhouse, whether kosher or non-kosher, is by definition a disconcerting, blood-filled and gruesome place. Torah law, however, is most insistent about not inflicting needless pain on animals and in emphasizing humane treatment of all living creatures.

 

Posted on: December 28th, 2004

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Are we to understand that our prayers were in vain - that the never-ceasing recitals of Psalms of our devoted friends everywhere were for naught?

 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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Why did Osama bin Laden release a video four days before the recent American election and coincidentally just as Yasir Arafat had already effectively departed the world stage? For the first time Osama took full responsibility for the 9/11 attacks against America (neither the Zionist Mossad nor the CIA did it); characterized al-Qaeda as seeking […]

 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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How can any accommodation be reached between the Arabs and Israel when Palestinian Arab terrorists are waging war against Israel with the approval of the vast majority of Arabs, and when there is such a dichotomy between the way the rest of the world deals with terror and the way Israel is expected to "exercise restraint" in its own war against terrorism?

 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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But the police did not arrive that night nor did they protect the city from arson and widespread looting. In fact we watched in disbelief as news cameras captured images of police officers standing idly by while looters gleefully committed their crimes.

 

Posted on: December 22nd, 2004

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I paid close attention to last week's Herzliya Conference and helped promote it by interviewing various speakers, including conference founder Uzi Arad, and writing several general articles about the event.

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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From September 13, 1993, through December 10, 1994, 92 people died in 47 separate Palestinian terrorist attacks,

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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In the most accepting and tolerant country in the history of humanity, the United States of America, they have continued to feel threatened by the persistence of any aspect of traditional culture and loyalties.

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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It is most unlikely that conservative men or women speak that way - saying, "I am offended" - when they hear liberal speakers.

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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What did the Maccabees do that was so important that all Jews have been required to honor them, year after year, for thousands of years?

 

Posted on: December 15th, 2004

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'For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven. A time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.' (Ecclesiastes. 3).

 

Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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One of the by-products of the acceptance of Jews in virtually every sector of American society is the fact that barriers to intermarriage are also nonexistent.

 

Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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The scandal of anti-Israeli, anti-Zionist, and sometimes anti-Semitic radicalism among Israeli academics is now highlighted on a new website.

 

Posted on: December 8th, 2004

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Disgruntled Democrats are licking their wounds, willing the time machine to hurry over the next four years.

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