The July 4th holiday having thrown the Monitor off schedule, this week's column is placed in the capable hands of HonestReporting.com.
The virulent propaganda that Abbas has espoused (including equating Zionism with Nazism and denying the Holocaust) is now the hallmark of the Arab world and a primary tool in the global campaign to discredit Israel.
In the middle of the night, they were banging on the door. They who? Who knows? We didn't answer it because we were too frightened.
Angry In The HeartlandI realize this will be offensive to some of your readers. As a Christian, I must say it for those Jews...
Regular readers know by now of the Monitor's high regard for the Media Research Center (www.mrc.org).
We take this opportunity to applaud Governor George Pataki's appointment of Judge Joseph Fisch to the New York State Supreme Court.
From the very first moments of Abu Abbas' assuming the post of Palestinian prime minister, there began a mindset on the Left and around the world to invest him, mantra-like, with thecapacity to reinvent the Palestinian agenda from one pursuing the destruction of the Jewish state to one of peaceful coexistence.
When the War of Independence began, it quickly assumed the nature of a civil war.
The world hardly needs a Jewish Press commentary on the affirmative action and gay rights rulings handed down by the United States Supreme Court last week.
Our sages tell us that upon hearing the cries of the Jewish people Hashem declared: You cried when you had no reason to cry so I will give you a reason to cry throughout the generations.
So don't be surprised down the line when anti-Semites in one country or another who want to get rid of their Jews begin mouthing the following mantra: "We are only demanding from you Jews what you have demanded from other Jews."
The phone call came at 6 a.m. Steve's wife Julie was on the phone, speaking very calmly and slowly. "There has been a bombing on the bus that Steve was on. He is alive but hurt. Here is Barbara the social worker who will explain."
For Hope to support the controversial Emergency Committee took real political courage.
Maybe at the Times they call it something else, but affirmative action is what it was.
Speaking out in favor of coexistence with Israel was a tactical error. He lost his job for it.
It leads one to wonder whether the EU might want the "bad" state of Israel to join up in order to give the Europeans some measure of control over the Jewish state.
'Refreshing Counterpoint'I moved to New York City in January 2002 and have found The Jewish Press to be a refreshing counterpoint to the daily...
President Bush's choice of Rudy Giuliani to head the United States delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's first-ever conference on anti-Semitism was an inspired one.
We are disappointed to report that because of the last minute intransigence of New York's Governor George Pataki, the state Senate failed to pass the two bills important to the Jewishcommunity which we wrote about last week, and which had been passed earlier by the Assembly.
As the Jewish Press went to press on Tuesday night, there were numerous news reports both from Israeli and Arab sources that a cease-fire in attacks on Israel would be announced byHamas and the other terrorist groups within the next several days.
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