Politics

“It’s Almost Like They Form an Axis or Something”

“It’s Almost Like They Form an Axis or Something”
By April 29, 2008

One of the brainier conservatives to emerge from the Bush White House (and he's a Canadian Tory of all things) is David Frum, who famously gave us the much derided "axis of evil" coinage and in his spare time writes … Read More

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John McCain’s Reckless, Inane Economic Agenda

John McCain’s Reckless, Inane Economic Agenda
By April 28, 2008

A couple of weeks ago, John McCain gave an address at Carnegie Mellon University that his campaign billed as a major speech outlining the would-be president's vision of economic policy. I meant to say something about it at the time, … Read More

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Fascism With An Armani Face

Fascism With An Armani Face
By April 28, 2008

It has become fashionable in recent years to talk of the rise of intolerance in Europe. Jewish groups warn that anti-Semitism has returned to mainstream political discourse, often under the banner of opposition to “Zionism”; meanwhile, the Left prefers to … Read More

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Israel’s State-Sanctioned Persecution Of Messianic Jews Must End

Israel’s State-Sanctioned Persecution Of Messianic Jews Must End
By April 28, 2008

Israel's beauty shines brightest in its diversity. The country possesses one of the most culturally and physically diverse societies on the planet. No matter the kind of Jew, from Yemenite to Ethiopian to Polish, from Orthodox to Reform to secular, … Read More

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The New Jew Canon: The Black Atlantic

The New Jew Canon: The Black Atlantic
By April 28, 2008

  The New Jew Canon is a long-term project that seeks to canonize essential Jewish (and some Non-Jewish) reads as recommended by extraordinary rabbis, experts, and cultural leaders. Suggestions are welcome via comments or email. Title: The Black Atlantic Author: … Read More

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The Linguistic Front Of The War On Terror

The Linguistic Front Of The War On Terror
By April 27, 2008

In the global discussion about Islam, words matter. The US government apparently agrees, and has begun a review of some of the words that it had been using since 2001. The AP reports that "Federal agencies, including the State Department, … Read More

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Grandmas Patrolling Israel’s Checkpoints

Grandmas Patrolling Israel’s Checkpoints
By April 25, 2008

Any effective Israeli checkpoint guard must have the following defining characteristics: Fearlessness Stubbornness Nosiness Chutzpa Sound like your Jewish grandmother? Well, that’s what the ladies over at Machsom Watch thought too. Upset about the current state and management of Israeli … Read More

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The Shocking Truth About Obama Revealed

The Shocking Truth About Obama Revealed
By April 25, 2008

Reductio creep in action: Last week, Barack Obama shrugged off the freak show debate in Philadelphia with a panache unprecedented in modern electoral history, proving that yes we can elect a president who isn't hopelessly out of touch with contemporary … Read More

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