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Remaining 500 South Sudanese Christians in Israel deserve humane treatment

August 2, 2012

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This summer Israel’s government has initiated a policy of deporting South Sudanese Christians to the newly declared nation of South Sudan.

Human rights groups and others have criticized Israel’s government for its handling of the...

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U.S. women’s gymnastics team takes the gold to the tune of “Hava Negila”

August 1, 2012

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What a thrill it was to watch the U.S. women’s gymnastics team win the gold earlier this week.

Watching Aly Raisman finish the night with a phenomenal floor routine to the tune of “Hava Negila” was especially moving to...

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Christian Africans in Israel, Despite Illegal Status, Claim Alliance, Ask for Better Treatment

July 31, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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This summer, Israel’s government has undertaken a policy of detaining Africans who are illegally residing in the Jewish State, holding them in immigration centers, and deporting them.

The first to be deported are Southern Sudanese...

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Romney in Israel Sunday: “We must lead” in preventing Iran nukes

July 30, 2012

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Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, on a visit yesterday to Israel’s Western Wall, struck a Churchillian note with a call for moral clarity that is long-overdue.

He talked tough about reigning in Iran’s...

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Is Obama a socialist or not?

July 25, 2012

“Is Obama a Socialist or Not?”

That is the question that Rock Cellar Magazine’s “Both Sides Now!” section tackles in the current issue. The ‘pro’ side is written by my friend Julia Gorin. Here is...

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Israel deports African Christian Zionists; activist: “There is no justification for putting families in prisons”

July 18, 2012

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Shocking news out of Israel as it is being reported that Israeli officials have begun arresting what are expected to be tens of thousands of Africans residing in the Jewish State, and deporting them to detention camps.

The first to be...

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Champion Lance Armstrong has always defied the odds

July 10, 2012

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The U.S. Anti-doping Agency (USADA) has picked a fight with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.

Bad move.

Taxpayer-funded bureaucrats have lined up former teammates to strike deals in which they anonymously accuse...

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Democracy Takes Time, Even in the Middle East

June 27, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Last week’s Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens about the disappointing results of democratic elections in Egypt the previous weekend. It’s true that democracy’s defenders have lately been mugged by reality.

On...

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Nora Ephron, a writer for all seasons, dead at 71

June 27, 2012

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A few thoughts on the death, last week, of screenwriter, journalist, essayist, film director, and playwright Nora Ephron at age 71. Nora Ephron defied the conventional wisdom that you can only do one thing well in life.

Born into a...

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Democracy is not a panacea – but with real commitment, it is a possible future

June 19, 2012

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Last week’s Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens in about the disappointing results of democratic elections the previous weekend. It’s true that democracy’s defenders have lately been mugged by...

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