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Opinion

  • Appreciating a cup of Joe—a Jewish gratitude attitude

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    Writer A.J. Jacobs traveled thousands of miles to thank everyone who has had a hand in preparing his morning coffee By CINDY SHER (JUF News via JTA) – Author A.J. Jacobs has encouraged his three sons to be grateful for all they have. He and his wife urge them to write thank-you notes, to thank the bus driver — even thank their household […]
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  • US Refuses to Expose Anti-Israel Incitement in Palestinian Textbooks

    By jwadmin on January 4, 2019
    Why won’t the U.S. government release the whole truth about Palestinian textbooks’ rampant incitement, martyr worship, and refusal to accept Israel’s existence? By David Bedein, Center for Near East Policy Research The think tank that I run, the Center for Near East Policy Research, has completed a four-year research activity, in which all 364 school books for grades 1-12 that […]
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  • Ilhan Omar Needs To Apologize For Her Anti-Semitic Tweet – Like I Did

    By jwadmin on January 4, 2019
    By Zaid Jilani The Forward When I think about the election of Minnesota Democratic Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, I have mixed feelings. On one hand, her election is a milestone: she is the first Somali-American Muslim woman elected to Congress and a strong supporter of Palestinian human rights in a Congress that often sees them as an afterthought. But on the other […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Israel’s secret weapons: optimism, patriotism and roots

    By jwadmin on January 4, 2019
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” January 3, 2019, https://bit.ly/2R5TZVL  Israel is the 8th most powerful country in the world – as it was in 2017 – according to the 2018 Power Rankings, published by the US News & World Report in partnership with the world renowned Wharton School of Business (Pennsylvania University) and the global strategic […]
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  • Trump’s Syrian withdrawal fallout

    By jwadmin on January 3, 2019
    By Mark Langfan Israelnationalnews.com While many pundits have gone hysterical over Donald Trump’s Syrian pullout, Trump really had no choice but to employ his own “Samson Option,” one in which he knocked over everyone’s toys and theories. Firstly, Trump isn’t “gifting” Putin a “Christmas present,” but rather is hanging a deadly Syrian Albatross on Putin’s neck.  Without American forces east of […]
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  • OK for husbands, fathers, brothers to beat disobedient women,‘ says Abbas adviser

    By jwadmin on January 1, 2019
    By ITAMAR MARCUS, NAN JACQUES ZILBERDIK (JNS) – A striking example was when right in the middle of a P.A. campaign to stop domestic violence against Palestinian women, Abbas’s adviser and top P.A. religious figure explained on TV exactly when, how and why husbands, fathers and brothers are allowed to, of all things, beat women. When Is It OK? The […]
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  • History reveals Jews are the real people of “Palestine”

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2018
    By Dr. Alex Joffe BESA Center – BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 577, September 3, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The concept of “settler colonialism” has been applied with almost unique vehemence against Israel. But the fact that Jews are the indigenous population of the Southern Levant can be proved with ease. In contrast, historical and genealogical evidence shows Palestinians descend primarily from three […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: Israel’s Brain-Gain; No Brain-Drain

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Straight from the Jerusalem Boardroom #234, https://bit.ly/2VfFw89 December 28, 2018, previous Boardroom issues: https://bit.ly/2NB51fk 1. According to Adam Reuter, Chairman of “Financial Immunities” and author of the 2018 Israel – Island of Success (Globes Business Daily, Dec. 19, 2018): Israel is not afflicted by brain-drain, but benefits from brain-gain. While Israel’s […]
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  • Butterfly images resonate: Holocaust, bias and fear make them Shapiro’s totem

    By jwadmin on December 26, 2018
    By MARILYN SHAPIRO Butterflies. Beautiful butterflies. Blue. Yellow. Even black and white. I am so enthralled by them. But butterflies have a greater meaning to me than just their beauty. In 1993, I read a book called I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a collection of short pieces, poems, and drawings completed by the children in one of Nazi Germany’s infamous […]
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  • The Israeli Settlements in the West Bank

    By jwadmin on December 24, 2018
    By Michael Curtis American Thinker Say it over and over again, and never stop saying it.  It is a truth that should be universally acknowledged that Israeli settlements in the West Bank are not the central nor the only problem preventing a peace process to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Other factors — Arab terrorism, refugees, Jerusalem, Iran — can be considered as […]
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