Remember the Circus, and Support Giuliani in Florida and Beyond

January 26, 2008

From The Jewish World Review


Ah, 1995, when terrorists were statesmen and Rudy Giuliani, in the words of Ed Koch, had “behavioral problems dealing with other people.”

I refer to that glorious time following Yasser Arafat’s receipt of the Nobel Peace...

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His Right Hand Man on Ariel Sharon: Humanitarianism Was Strong in Him

January 10, 2008

“If Israel is an apartheid state, how come Saudi Arabian women are coming to Hadassah and other hospitals [in Israel] for fertility treatments?” asks Dr. Raanan Gissin, former right hand communications man to Ariel Sharon. The question,...

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Israel’s Christian Sudanese Friends

January 2, 2008

Yesterday Israel’s Ma’ariv carried my opinion piece on the Christian Sudanese refugees in Israel. It was translated into Hebrew, but I have pasted the English version below.

Also, today The New York Sun carries the tragic news from Khartoum...

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Israel’s Sudanese Friends

January 1, 2008

From Ma'ariv


Reprinted from Ma’ariv January 1, 2008

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told the Knesset recently that while he would like to grant asylum to 489 Muslim refugees from Sudan’s Darfur region to protect them from genocide, he is inclined to send...

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Ms. Bhutto’s Guts

December 28, 2007

Whatever else was or was not true about Benazir Bhutto, she was a human being who refused to be intimidated by terrorists – and for that she merits admiration. In a piece she wrote in October for The Wall Street Journal after an attempt on her...

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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


December 19, 2007“


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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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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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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Muslim Freedom Fighter

November 21, 2007

In late October, I had the privilege of spending the day with Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a courageous Bangladeshi journalist. In 2003, the Bangladeshi government arrested Mr. Choudhury. He was beaten, tortured, starved, and deprived of...

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