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  • Europe’s Metaphysical Gripe Against Israel

    By jwadmin on June 1, 2018
    Tsvi Sadan Israel Today If the European Union truly represents the people of Europe, then this continent is becoming a real menace to Israel. EU hostility toward Israel is not new. Looking just at its appeasement policy toward Iran, a country that openly calls for the destruction of Israel, and the sympathy it shows to the Palestinians, who share Iran’s […]
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  • After Rubashkin, Orthodox Jews should be working to create sentencing reform

    By jwadmin on January 13, 2018
    By ADENA BERKOWITZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – President Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, the kosher slaughterhouse executive who served eight years in prison on bank fraud and money laundering charges, resulted in a vigorous communal discussion, especially within the Orthodox community. There was a great deal of relief among those who felt his original sentence […]
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  • How do you define anti-Semitism? It’s complicated.

    By jwadmin on January 3, 2018
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA)As I wrote soon after the arrest of Michael Kadar, the Israeli-American teenager accused of making hundreds of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in early 2017 : “[T]he JCC bomb threat hoax wasn’t just an isolated swastika daubing — it was an ongoing story affecting Jewish institutions in nearly every American Jewish community. It shaped a communal […]
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  • Israel Needs a Divorce — From the Palestinians and Its Own Prime Minister

    By jwadmin on December 7, 2017
    A provocative Global Politico conversation with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak By SUSAN B. GLASSER Israel has long had famously contentious politics. But even by those standards, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s recent and unusually vituperative campaign against his successor, Benjamin Netanyahu, has by turns surprised, provoked and, depending on their political persuasion, infuriated Israelis. Barak, the longtime Labor Party […]
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  • Advice for new Administration: Minimize Middle East mistakes!

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2016
    By DANIEL PIPES – All 177 foreign embassies located in Washington, D.C. are no doubt attempting to read the tea leaves and figure out what President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign policy will look like. But his inconsistencies and contradictions render this nearly impossible. Therefore, rather than speculate, I’ll focus on what U.S. policy in one region, the Middle East, should be, starting […]
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