Category: Politics

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Western Wall and Disengagement

6 b Menahem-Av, Thursday Below two topics: a very short one, and a very long one. a) LAKEWOOD: Haaretz Magazine Friday 29 b Tamuz (Aug.5) had a 4 –page feature on the Lakewood yeshiva...

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Comparing our troubles to theirs

Reader Eliezer Barzilai wrote: Many Americans were horrified by our Supreme Court’s transparently politically motivated decision in the presidential election. It was the Florida Supreme Court, attempting to throw the election to Al Gore,...

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Reading the Times with my coffee

Well, time for something a little lighter than my usual fare. Let’s read the New York Times this morning for our amusement and enlightenment. From an article about a new dinosaur exhibit: The final...

Would Vilna have voted Kerry?

There’s a Reform Temple in Pennsylvania that, for several decades, blew a French Horn on Rosh HaShanah. Then younger members started agitating for the use of a real Shofar, instead. The old-timers responded with...

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