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What Does It Mean To ‘Support’ Israel?

16 Tammuz 5766 – July 12, 2006
Israel has no shortage of avowed detractors. It also has many genuinely avid supporters. Even more people and institutions claim to support Israel. But what does supporting Israel really mean?

Suing Uncle Sam For Fighting Our Enemies

9 Tammuz 5766 – July 5, 2006
BellSouth and other telecommunications companies, including Cingular Wireless, Verizon Wireless and Nextel Sprint, are also defendants in the lawsuit, accused of turning over "records" (but not the contents) of millions of their customers' phone calls (which BellSouth denies doing).

Entebbe And The Price Of Jewish Sovereignty

What could I possibly say to this woman, who had lost all her family in the Holocaust, who married another Holocaust survivor, started a new chapter in Israel and gave birth to two sons - only to lose them as well as her husband, who died heartbroken after Issachar was killed?

The Only Answer Israel Needs To Give: ‘Tough!’

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Saluting Satchel And Hank

July 7 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of legendary Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige. Leroy Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama, and as a teenager worked at the railroad station. Leroy's long arms were able to maneuver and hold several satchels at a time and folks started calling him by what he carried.

Ivory Tower Fascists: Academic Boycotters Follow In Hitler’s Footsteps

In late May, after months of debate and rancor, the largest academic union in Britain advised its members to boycott any Israeli academic who would not publicly disavow Israel's so-called apartheid policies. This meant, in effect, that any Israeli academic who did not subscribe to the political views of the National Association of Teachers in Higher and Further Education (NATHFE) could have been blacklisted and prevented from speaking or participating in conferences at British universities and being published by British academic journals.

June 29: This afternoon, Eliyahu Pinchas Asheri - son, brother, grandson, yeshiva student, friend - was buried on the Mount of Olives, the oldest Jewish cemetery in the world.

Why Birmingham Matters

3 Tammuz 5766 – June 28, 2006
Divestment has been the cornerstone of a worldwide campaign to punish the Jewish state for the "sins" of "occupation."

The Meaning Of Israel

Herzl was dead within a year, but his prophetic vision established him as the Father of modern Zionism.

Plaut Verdict A Symptom Of Israel’s Sick Judiciary

Gordon endorses Finkelstein's opinions and theories about the Holocaust and Israel, and his articles praising Finkelstein are featured on countless anti-Semitic websites.

Time’s Dishonest Journalism

Not one word was used to correctly describe terrorist Samhadana; he could be just another civil servant doing his job, according to Time's reckoning.

Oxnard Diary

Invited by a small New York- and Jerusalem-based organization called The Eternal Jewish Family, non-Jews came from all across America and Canada, from all walks of life, and from a diversity of ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds.

Evolution, The Age Of The Universe, And Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

26 Sivan 5766 – June 21, 2006
The wonderful thing about science is that it has at its core no underlying belief system

The Man Who Blew The Whistle

This is a difficult piece of history whose examination requires us to discard the godlike image of FDR that has been burnished by his idolaters.

The Evil That We Face

But what if Zarqawi had survived and escaped and the others in the house had not?

Israel’s Out-Of-Control Judiciary

It is unclear whose criticism the judges want to be protected from.

So Let All Thine Enemies Perish…

19 Sivan 5766 – June 14, 2006
The incident might have reminded them of the moment they sawed off Nick Berg's head with a dull blade.

Open Letter To President Bush From The Israeli Left

Dear Mr. President, We, members of Meretz, Israeli Professors for Palestinian Liberation, Peace Now and Tikkun, are horrified. We are simply outraged.

Natural Meetings

12 Sivan 5766 – June 7, 2006
They also discovered that they were not entirely alike in terms of background, personality, and even religious outlook. But after this lengthy, engaging, enjoyable conversation, these differences seemed trivial to both of them.

Olmert Can’t Count On Unconditional U.S. Support

What Abbas did was endorse a so-called peace plan hatched by a committee of members of Hamas and Abbas's Fatah movement currently serving lengthy terms in Israeli prisons for terrorist murders.

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