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IN THE WAKE OF VIOLENCE

The National Committee for Labor Israel works to build support for and educate the public about the achievements of Israel, especially its labor sector. It is committed to strengthening ties among the Jewish community, the labor movement and Israel, and …

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Double Talk

It is hard to remember a time when doubletalk wasn’t part of Mideast politics. Lately, however, obfuscation and duplicity have become so blatant in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that it is almost impossible to tell fact from fiction.

THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY AND CONGRESSIONAL DOUBT

Mr. President, throughout all of my adult life, I have traveled frequently to Israel. I have had the honor of knowing almost all of Israel’s principal leaders. As many Americans, though I am of the Christian faith, I have always …

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True Colors

It has been a most unusual period since the last issue of Jewish Frontier appeared, and the Israeli incursion—Operation Defensive Shield—that paralyzed world politics since then has done much to reveal the cliched “true colors” of the participants in this …

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FEARING FEAR ITSELF

Today Israelis and Jews around the world should be celebrating the 54th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel. As is the tradition in Israel, yesterday was the national memorial day for Israeli’s fallen soldiers. Although this is …

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JOSEPH ON THE WAY TO MEET HIS BRETHREN

While on the way to his brethren, A new dream rose in Joseph’s mind, That as a blossom in spring, Is beautiful and kind….

THE REAL FACTS ABOUT TERROR

Remember the term “fuzzy math.” It’s back. At least, it should be, because discussions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are full of it. Unfortunately, and sometimes even offensively, the math is essentially a body count used by all sides to explain …

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THE CHALLENGE OF THE LEFT

Today it seems that being left of center or even the slightest bit critical of the status quo is met with scorn, disdain, and usually generous servings of ignorance. This is troubling and I thought I would explain by relating …

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ANTI-SEMITISM ARAB STYLE

At the beginning of the third millennium, the Jewish people face a familiar argument, one that is being articulated in a new form across the globe, one that’s nothing less than a new form of anti- Semitism. In the past …

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A RABBI WRESTLES WITH THE KORAN

The Koran is part of my story. We Jews have known it well. Those who lived within the reach of the vast Muslim lands knew that not only their Jewish culture but their very lives depended on how the Koran …

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