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Here are the Blogs in the Geoffrey Clarfield category.
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Wednesday, 25 February 2015
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Liel Leibovitz writes at The Tablet: Pity the young Iranian nuclear enthusiasts! Groaning under the weight of all those pesky sanctions, career-oriented nerds from Teheran or Isfahan eager to learn how to enrich uranium, say, or supervise reactor systems operations—all highly prized vocations in ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/25/2015 12:02 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 20 February 2015
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Rod Nordland writes in the NYTimes: RAIDA, Yemen — About all that remain of Yemen’s ancient and once vibrant Jewish community are untended cemeteries, dramatic hillside ghetto villages of thousand-year-old stone houses and a few people like Abraham Jacob and his extended family. Most of them live ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/20/2015 3:33 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 19 February 2015
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Eric Edelman writes in Mosaic: Michael Doran’s long essay in Mosaic, “Obama’s Secret Iran Strategy,” and Elliott Abrams’s response to it, “What the President Thinks He’s Doing,” command the attention of anyone seriously interested in the administration’s policies and plans for the Middle East. I ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/19/2015 5:28 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 14 February 2015
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Tuesday, 10 February 2015
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    COSTELLO: I  want to talk about the unemployment rate in America .   ABBOTT: Good Subject.  Terrible Times. It's 7.8%.   COSTELLO:  That many people are out of work?   ABBOTT: No,  that's 14.7%.    COSTELLO: You just said 7.8%.   ABBOTT:  7.8% Unemployed.   COSTELLO:  Right 7.8% ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/10/2015 1:32 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 25 January 2015
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A. Mark Clarfield writes in the Jerusalem Post: From early December 2014 through this January, American academic associations representing about 100,000 professors met to discuss or vote on resolutions that urged a boycott of Israeli universities. They include the American Anthropological Association, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/25/2015 10:16 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 28 December 2014
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Gary Rosen reviews Leo Strauss: Man of Peace by Robert Howse: IN RAVELSTEIN, his last novel, Saul Bellow paid tribute to his friend and longtime University of Chicago colleague Allan Bloom, the political theorist whose Closing of the American Mind remains one of the great polemical tracts of the ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/28/2014 6:28 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 26 December 2014
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BBC: Egypt has banned a Hollywood film based on the Biblical book of Exodus because of what censors described as "historical inaccuracies". The head of the censorship board said these included the film's depiction of Jews as having built the Pyramids, and that an earthquake, not a miracle by Moses, ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/26/2014 10:05 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 25 December 2014
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This is what happens when Americans stop reading the Great Books of Western Civilization. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/25/2014 10:25 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 21 December 2014
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From New Voices: Holly Bicerano, a student at Boston University and the former Campus Outreach Co-Coordinator for Open Hillel, made waves in the Jewish world after publishing an op-ed in the Times of Israel called “Standing athwart lies,” explaining why she decided to leave the organization. Chief ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2014 2:29 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Schuyler Moore writes in Forbes: Sony takes a bold move and exercises its First Amendment rights – rights that don’t exist in most of the world – to make a comedy about an assassination attempt on Kim Jong-un. In return, it suffers an outright attack from North Korea – no different than if North ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/18/2014 11:37 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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JR McNeil writes in Public Books: December 1, 2014 — Neither Thucydides, Gibbon, von Ranke, nor Braudel ever cited a paper appearing in Geophysical Research Letters. They did not worry themselves about fluctuations in the Siberian High or the Southern Oscillation. The vast majority of more recent ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/18/2014 10:21 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Tuesday, 16 December 2014
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Channukah, the Festival of Lights, in one (actually more than one) of the great Apocryphal books of the Bible that tells the story of a fight for freedom, was celebrated by the late great Woody Guthrie who must have composed this marvelous Channukah song which he sings with all the power and pathos ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/16/2014 7:12 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 14 December 2014
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From Al Arabiya: Some local newspapers in the UAE are pondering whether a ban on the Islamic face veil would enhance security after the stabbing of an American woman by a burqa-clad suspect seen on surveillance camera. On Wednesday, an English-language newspaper, Gulf News, asked: “Should niqab ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/14/2014 11:26 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 11 December 2014
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Lt. Col. (ret.) Jonathan D. Halevi has an important brief here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2014 6:15 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 7 December 2014
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David Berstein writes in the Washington Post: Former AP journalist Matti Friedman wrote an article this past Summer about how the media frames the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians for an online magazine called Tablet. To his surprise, it went viral, with almost one hundred thousand Facebook ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/07/2014 6:02 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Tuesday, 2 December 2014
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Last month, the Turkish government hosted a group of Latin American Muslim leaders at a summit in Istanbul. On the closing day of the summit, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a televised speech, where he told the assembled delegates that, “The introduction of Islam into the American continent ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/02/2014 7:02 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 30 November 2014
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From the BBC: An investigation into corruption in the Iraqi army has revealed that there were 50,000 false names on its payroll. Known in the military as "ghost soldiers", they either did not exist or no longer reported for duty, however their salaries were still paid. A statement from the ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2014 2:53 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 30 November 2014
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At its best, not only is the Alliance Française a private institution that promotes French language and culture, but it is also an umbrella organization that provides a haven for all that remains true, good and beautiful in France and among French speaking countries, a cultural entity that the French ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/30/2014 2:41 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Saturday, 22 November 2014
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Arthur Krystal writes in Chronical Review: When, in 1942, Lionel Trilling remarked, "What gods were to the ancients at war, ideas are to us," he suggested a great deal in a dozen words. Ideas were not only higher forms of existence, they, like the gods, could be invoked and brandished in one’s cause. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2014 2:37 PM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Thursday, 20 November 2014
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At YouTube here. ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/20/2014 11:48 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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Brian Lilley reports: We’ve told you on this program in the past about the Tides Foundation. No, this foundation has nothing to do with laundry soap and everything to do with washing up piles of US money on Canadian shores and influencing Canadian politics. They, and their US backers, have been active ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2014 11:18 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Sunday, 16 November 2014
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A pagan came to Rabbi Hillel saying that he would convert to Judaism if Hillel could teach him the whole of the Torah in the time he could stand on one foot. Hillel replied, “What is hateful to yourself, do not do to your fellow man. That is the whole Torah; the rest is just commentary. Go and study ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2014 4:41 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Friday, 14 November 2014
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The Red Mosque makes a comeback in Pakistan. BBC: A hardline cleric in Pakistan is teaching the ideas of Osama Bin Laden in religious schools for about 5,000 children. Even while the Pakistani government fights the Taliban in the north-west of the country, it has no plans to close schools educating ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2014 5:38 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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Wednesday, 12 November 2014
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This is how today's America treats its democratizing allies in Africa - BBC: Nigeria's ambassador to the US has criticised Washington for refusing to sell his government "lethal" weapons to fight militant Islamists. Nigeria needed support to deliver the "killer punch", not "light jabs" against ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/12/2014 5:00 AM by Geoffrey Clarfield
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