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Israeli Double Standard Time

Israeli Double Standard Time
By January 12, 2007

When the Israelis accidentally kill Palestinian children and civilians, it usually results in world condemnation, a UN General Assembly resolution, and thousands of stories in the media. When Palestinians deliberately kill children and civilians, it is barely even reported. Ze'ev … Read More

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Israeli Soldiers Can Now Wear Scarves, But Only For Utilitarian Purposes

Israeli Soldiers Can Now Wear Scarves, But Only For Utilitarian Purposes
By January 12, 2007

Not for "fashion shows": “We determined that soldiers will be allowed to wear scarves during the winter months; we will not accept a situation whereby soldiers wear short-sleeved shirts and scarves as if they are participating in a fashion show,” … Read More

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Boycotting Jimmy Carter

Boycotting Jimmy Carter
By January 11, 2007

In a show of contempt for Jimmy Carter's new book, Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, fourteen Jewish members of the Carter Center's Board of Councilors resigned. In an official statement released yesterday, the members said: “We can no longer support your … Read More

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Why You Should Avoid Having Surgery In Israel

Why You Should Avoid Having Surgery In Israel
By January 11, 2007

Israel has developed a new patent- a chip to be attached to surgical instruments to insure that random scalpels don't get "forgotten" inside a patient's body: Researchers discovered that doctors "forget" surgical instruments in patients' bodies once in 1500 surgeries, … Read More

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ChaserAmy: Dan Freeman

ChaserAmy: Dan Freeman
By January 11, 2007

[ChaserAmy is a new Daily Shvitz feature wherein the lovely but wicked Amy Odell circles the digital cellulite and profile problem areas of a random Jewcy user. Schedules may vary. Check your local listings.] Nothing turns us on more than … Read More

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All This Business About Maps

All This Business About Maps
By January 11, 2007

Dennis Ross, a former Clinton envoy to the Middle East, elaborates on his accusation that Jimmy Carter stole maps from his book, The Missing Piece for use in his new book about Palestinian apartheid in Israel. In his defense, Carter … Read More

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Haredi Chooses Jail Over House Arrest

Haredi Chooses Jail Over House Arrest
By January 11, 2007

A religious Jew has chosen jail over house arrest because he says the house arrest ankle bracelet violates Shabbat. I think this particular case illustrates what I've thought for years: If Gentiles left us alone, our own infighting would tear … Read More

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Snarks

Snarks
By January 11, 2007

All good blogs should be loaded with snark. My personal favorite: Snarking the news. 500 Publishing Companies Set to Take Part in Riyadh Book Fair And all 500 will have their own version of Mein Kampf Number of Kids Smuggled … Read More

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