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If We Make It a Priority, Cancer Will Be Cured Before Long

December 19, 2007

From The New York Daily News

by HEATHER ROBINSON

December 19, 2007“

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When I first came to Sloane-Kettering, a small glass cabinet held all the cancer drugs that were known,” recalls Dr. Yashar Hirshaut. “So I’ve seen the transition from a very primitive time till now, where people...

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Timing for Maximum Impact: Insurgents Make Sure to Hit When Cameras Roll

December 19, 2007

From The Los Angeles Daily News

by HEATHER ROBINSON

October 30, 2005

What better way for terrorist insurgents in Iraq to make headlines in the U.S. during a heavy news cycle than to attack journalists?

Monday’s three-stage attack on a hotel compound housing Western media in Baghdad was the latest...

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Is This a Great Town or What?

December 19, 2007

Why do I doubt that this story in which a Muslim risked his safety for Jews could have taken place in Paris?

Of course, it is a remarkable story and is therefore unlikely to have taken place anywhere. But what I mean is, it is extremely difficult...

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Zohan to Feature Moishe’s Movers: How About the Princess in the IDF?

December 19, 2007

Looks like something truly creative is coming down the pike: in this soon-to-be released film, Adam Sandler plays an Israeli counterterrorism agent who comes to New York to do hair. Finally, someone mines the great comic potential of the...

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Leading Darfur Activist Condemns Selective Humanitarianism, Al Sharpton

December 18, 2007

Slavery still exists in Sudan. The enslaved—of whom there are at least several thousand—are Christians, according to Simon Deng, who was himself enslaved as a boy by an Arab Muslim family.

Last night Mr. Deng spoke at a dinner hosted by...

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If They Strapped Bombs on Dogs or Horses…

December 10, 2007

Last month’s Annapolis conference, like Oslo, was pure kabuki theater, in which leaders gathered to pretend that the central issue of the Arab/Israeli conflict is land, not irrational hatred, corruption, and brainwashing of the next...

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An Issue for Obama?

December 5, 2007

Here’s an issue for Barack Obama, or any presidential candidate who is sincere about both fighting terrorism and championing human rights: condemning the recruitment of children to become suicide bombers. Today in her talk to U.S....

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Simon Deng, Leading Darfur Activist, to Ask, “What About the Christians of South Sudan?” on Fox News Tonight

November 30, 2007

“Who is the real enemy of Mohammed,” asks Simon Deng, an escaped slave from Sudan and leading human rights activist, “a child who names a teddy bear, or the one who is killing little Muhammed in Darfur?” Mr. Deng, whom I have...

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Rudy Giuliani: Cure for Commitment Phobia?

November 29, 2007

In answer to a question about whom she supports for the Republican nomination, Rep. Mary Fallin (R-Oklahoma), speaking on the West Side Wednesday evening to the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), pointed out that when it comes to...

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The U.S. is a Great Country, Everybody Knows

November 27, 2007

From The New York Daily News

by HEATHER ROBINSON

November 27, 2007

“This is the mother, who has leprosy, [and] this is the son,” says Adeboye Subuloye, looking down at a photograph of a woman and a tall young man. “We bought a sewing machine for him.

“We decided to empower the...

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