Tag Archives: Israel

Column: Biden’s Israel Vise: So Little Sense, So Much Hustling

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President Biden withheld bomb delivery to Israel, influenced by political pressures and potential voter backlash, while facing criticism both domestically and internationally. Critics worry about the impact on U.S.-Israel relations and Democratic policies.

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Standing for Humanity in Gaza and Israel

On May 22, join Boulder JCC for a reading of "How to Remain a Humanist After a Massacre in 17 Steps," a poignant play set against the backdrop of Middle-East conflict, followed by a panel discussion and poetry readings. Pre-register online.

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Letter: The Anti Intellectualism of Antisemitic Intellectuals

In 1942, Nazi officials devised the Wannsee Protocols, blending high education with anti-Semitism. Recently, similar attitudes resurged at Cardozo Law School, where mentioning Martin Luther King Jr.'s anti-antisemitism stance provoked hostility.

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Yom HaZikaron Memorial Day Commemoration

The Boulder JCC, in partnership with the Israeli American Council, is honoring Yom HaZikaron on Sunday, May 12 with representatives from the Israeli community leading everyone in song and telling personal stories regarding their experiences with a family member or friend who has fallen by war or terrorism in Israel. 

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Letter from Israel: Israel’s War Against Hamas, and American Double Standards

I am appalled when I watch your media, listen to your studio talking heads (apart from Fox), or to the spokespeople from your White House or State Department criticizing Israel for the way we are conducting a just war against Hamas in Gaza.

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Letter: Palestinian Refugees or State?

The author expresses frustration that Palestinians are not building a state that coexists with Israel and criticizes Arab nations for not integrating Palestinian refugees, contrasting this with Israel's absorption of Mizrachi Jews. They support Netanyahu's peace prerequisites, emphasizing Israel's current priorities over political changes.

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Letter: Response to Jonathan Glazer

Jonathan Glazer is rightly proud of his movie for showing the horrors that can be wrought by dehumanization. Unfortunately, he errs in thinking that Israel is dehumanizing the Palestinians.

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Letter: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue 

Dear Letter to the Editor: I do not share Bruce Ticker’s assessment of Pres. Biden’s accomplishments and hope that he is not correct in assessing Biden’s chances for re-election. (“Column: Primary Elections Dampen Middle East Issue as an Obstacle to Biden” boulderjewishnews.org March 7, 2024) I do not agree that …

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