Category: Politics

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An Unacceptable Cease Fire Proposal

News reports claim that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is going to recommend that the cabinet accept the cease-fire to be voted upon by the UN Security Council tonight. If so, this is a betrayal...

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Looks Bad for Lieberman

It looks like Joe Lieberman will be defeated in the primary today. He’s fighting a political neophyte with a lot of money and one issue: opposition to the Iraq war. Democrats would like to...

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The End of European Jewry

Unless the unexpected happens, the time has come for Europe’s remaining Jewish communities to pack up and call it quits. Norway’s leading daily published an op-ed by Jostein Gaarder, one of Europe’s most celebrated...

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Chief Rabbis urge Secular to Fast

In the Jerusalem Post: The chief rabbis of Israel called this week on secular Jews to join their religious brethren in fasting on Tisha Be’av as a way of showing solidarity and unity at...

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Israel vs. Hamas: Is Hamas Blinking?

From Ha’Aretz: According to reports Sunday, the Hamas leadership in Gaza is ready to halt Qassam fire as part of a cease-fire deal that would involve an end to IDF action in the Gaza...

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Anti-Zionism Equals Anti-Semitism

What is the likelihood that the op-ed writer, or cartoonist, or university professor who rants about the evils of Zionism is really an old-fashioned Jew-hater? Much better than most of us thought, according to...

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WorldPride Gay Parade Cancelled

Thanks to Ori for the tip from Maariv in Hebrew — it’s now confirmed from multiple sources in English as well. On Friday, Jerusalem Police denied the parade a permit, telling organizers of the...

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Bloggers Praying for Israel

The blog prayer campaign is just underway, and a friendly nod to those who have already signed up and referred people to sign up: Elie’s Expositions Frum Actress Jewish Answers Krum as a Bagel...

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