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Of course he believes every word he tweeted, but he's "sorry" --"sorry" because the outcry was becoming a real threat to his job security, and he did manage to bleat that on consideration it was "insensitive" to post it during Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Story here. Sizer has  a long history of ...Read More...
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Hezbollah Supporters with picture of late Terrorist Mastermind Imad Mughniyah 2-16-09 Source: Hussein Malla-AP The Washington Post  (WaPo) account  of the  alleged CIA Mossad take out of Hezbollah  terrorist mastermind Imad Mughniyah leaves out most of his appalling  record.  That incliudes the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 3:34 PM by Jerry Gordon
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Mark Anthony Signorelli (February 2015) I feel as though this essay requires a sort of apology. To offer yet one more reflection on the Charlie Hebdo incident, at this late date, and with the presumption of saying something which has not yet been said about these events by dozens of other intelligent ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 2:15 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Jerry Gordon (February 2015) When Mohammed Morsi became the elected President of Egypt in June 2012, one of his first acts was to replace Marshall Tantawi, as Defense Minister with Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders had been jailed under long term strongman ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 12:47 PM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Dilip Mohapatra (February 2015) I try hard to decipher the silverfish infested brittle page from my father's album  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:21 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Len Krisak (February 2015) I’ve traveled little, but whatever realms I’ve seen have shown a little less than gold And goodly: elsewhere often underwhelms. I mostly tend to read what I’ve been told  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:15 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by P. David Hornik (February 2015) 1 Every time, that spring, I looked out my window into the city, I thought of Tara. I thought how strange it was that, even though I’d lived in or near the city for eleven years, she was the only person in it—in the country, for that matter—with whom I had, ...Read More...
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by Robin Hirsch (February 2015)   MR. S I will tell you a secret. I am in love with my dishwasher. Not my Hobart. That's a machine, and only a fool or an anti-Semite can love a machine. No, I am in love with my Mexican dishwasher, Miguel. Now, this is no blind passion. I am sixty-three. The ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:06 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by David P. Gontar (February 2015) “Where will you go?” she demanded, her voice ragged with exhaustion. “North to Moatize.”   “There is nothing there. We will perish.” ”I will find work.” “You are a fool. Join the militia, they have guns and take what they need.”  more>>> ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 8:01 AM by NER
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An interview with Thomas Ország-Land (February 2015) The wounds inflicted by the Holocaust are still refusing to heal.  Commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago on January 27, the Catalan cultural magazine El funàmbul (The Tightrope Walker) has devoted its current issue to Holocaust ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:42 AM by NER
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Here. He sees Arab countries disintegrating -- Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen -- with others possibly to follow. He mentions, in passing, the Islamic State, but cannot identify Islam as the source of the many failures -- political, economic, social, intellectual, moral -- of Muslim peoples and polities. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:40 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Richard Kostelanetz (February 2015) Having exposed the egregious absence of Jewish writers in anthologies of American Literature published before 1950, most notably in my The End of Intelligent Writing (1974), I was recently pleased to discover the American Caravan (1927), the first in a series ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:35 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Moshe Dann (February 2015) The confrontation between Moses and Pharaoh is one of the greatest dramatic moments in recorded history. The most powerful figure in the world confronts an apparent shepherd and his brother, who demand freedom for an entire slave population. It was something unheard ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:28 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Geoffrey Clarfield (February 2015) “It is impossible that a town will not play a part in your life, it does not even make much difference whether you have more good or bad things to say of it, it draws your mind to it, by a mental law of gravitation.”                              - Karen Blixen, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:24 AM by NER
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by Norman Berdichevsky (February 2015) Although 1983 may not seem that long ago by the calendar, the Swedish film “Fanny and Alexander” represents what might be termed Pre-Modern History in European attitudes towards Israel and the Jews. This is all the more apparent in the case of Sweden – a country ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:15 AM by NER
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by Carl C. Curtis (February 2015) Whether Chimes at Midnight1 is Orson Welles’ greatest film remains a matter for debate. That it suffered from the usual post-RKO Welles problems is certain: the unpredictable production schedule, tight budget, and occasionally poor or out-of-sync soundtrack compose ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:11 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by G. Kim Blank (February 2015) “One great poet is a masterpiece of Nature which another not only ought to study but must study.”  —Percy Shelley, from the Preface to Prometheus Unbound   1. A Life Before Us Without venturing too far into mired arguments about taste and aesthetics—or ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 7:04 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Jerry Gordon and Ilana Freedman (February 2015) The Golan is suddenly ablaze with rocket and anti-tank missiles launched from Lebanon and Syria incurring IDF casualties.  Israel Hayom reported on January 28, 2014, “Hezbollah missile hits IDF vehicle; casualties feared”: Overnight, IAF struck ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:48 AM by NER
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Saturday, 31 January 2015
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by Richard Butrick (February 2015) Berlin, 1931. Despite: Jack-booted Hitler Youth marching through the streets of Berlin smashing in Jewish stores. Huge  Nazi rallies claiming Aryan supremacy. Attacks on Synagogues. Threats to exterminate Jews. Herr Schultz, an aging Jewish fruit ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:43 AM by NER
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by Jerry Gordon (February 2015) Wall Street Journalist Danny Pearl was on his way to a meeting with Jamaat ul-Fuqra (JF) founder, Sheik Mubarak Ali Gilani, a radical Sufi cleric, in Lahore, Pakistan on January 22, 2002. He was on the hunt for al Qaeda connections when he was abducted by four conspirators ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:38 AM by NER
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by G. Murphy Donovan (February 2015) “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.”  - E. R. Murrow Media icons are often given credit for thoughts that originated with their betters. The “nation of sheep” metaphor is an example. Thomas Jefferson addressed the subject in response to the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:34 AM by NER
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by Lorna Salzman (February 2014) For writers like Nicholas Kristof and Ian Buruma, it would seem that it is perfectly all right to tolerate "overheated" language in talking of social injustice, provided the speaker is an African-American, because we all deplore the slavery and discrimination which ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:30 AM by NER
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by Theodore Dalrymple (February 2015) There is no such thing as a free lunch, they say, and perhaps this is so in the abstract: but no doctor really believes it. His personal experience leads him to conclude otherwise: thanks to the pharmaceutical industry there are many free lunches, as there ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/31/2015 6:15 AM by NER
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