Tag Archives: Ticker

Column: When Russia, China Chide Israel for ‘Inhumane Operation’

Russian and Chinese U.N. vetoes contrast with Israeli democracy as Nebenzia, backing a temporary Gaza cease-fire, overlooks Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and China's human rights abuses.

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Column: Do Not Expect a Cease-Fire in Gaza to Cease Fire

They demand a cease-fire in Manhattan, in south Holland, in London. What they do not guarantee is whether Hamas will honor a cease-fire – a cease-fire with no conditions. All this misery started with a cease-fire already in effect between Israel and Hamas, at 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 7. Then …

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Column: Memo To Vermont Victim: Pro-Arab Activists Created Much of Hostile Climate

After a traumatic shooting, Kinnon Abdalhamid advocates for Haverford College's support of a cease-fire in Gaza, despite complexities and opposition.

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Column: Bye Bye Bibi (We Can Hope)

Israel is losing backing from European and other countries, and also Americans due to its military actions and political climate. Netanyahu's leadership is criticized, and change is urged for peace and international backing.

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Column: A Future for Israel?

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“Palestinians Must Have Hope for a Brighter Future,” urges a New York Times headline. It tops a Thanksgiving Day opinion piece authored by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Hope for what? To kill more Jews? What about hope for the Jewish people?

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Column: The Hate-Crimes Obstacle Course

Paul Kessler, a 69-year-old pro-Israel protestor died after clashing with pro-Arab protestors. Loay Abdelfattah Alnaji, 50, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and battery. The incident's classification as a hate crime remains disputed.

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Column: Free Palestine? Free the Brooklyn Bridge

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We cannot be blamed for suspecting that 40-year-old Samantha Woll was stabbed to death at her Detroit home because of the crisis in Israel. Her murder occurred two weeks after Hamas butchered 1400 Jews in southern Israel, followed by Israel’s merciless bombing of Gaza.

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Column: Vegas-style Reporting Out of Israel

What is not fit to print is printed. What is fit to print is not printed. These are two glaring examples of what passes for coverage of Israel in two major daily newspapers. One publishes a distorted article, the other ignores significant news. A Jewish weekly even discards news that is important to its ethnic readership.

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Column: Jews in (Rudy Giuliani’s) Space

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“This is an affront to American democracy and does permanent, irrevocable harm to our justice system,” says America’s Mayor. Rudy Giuliani was not referring to charges that he conspired to overturn Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results.

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Column: Adam Schiff’s Censure Amounts to Antisemitism

Almost immediately I shuddered when I switched on the television Wednesday night last week and learned that U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff was censured by the House of Representatives. I felt as if I was watching a replay of the trials of Alfred Dreyfus and Leo Frank.

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Column: Those Pesky Antisemitic Thugs: How Low Can They Go?

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Two antisemitic thugs in London and Boca Raton, Fla., picked on Jewish targets their own size to badger, as disgusting as these attacks are. However, two of their confederates chose Jewish schoolchildren outside a religious school in north London to blare a Hezbollah battle song from their car.

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Column: Jewish Community Must Assume a Stronger Role Lobbying for Gun-Safety Laws

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It is no revelation that stricter federal laws are needed that would require universal background checks and limit if not ban sales of assault weapons, and those controlling Congress refuse to do anything about it. Yet the ADL neglects to incorporate gun-safety laws into its recommendations.

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