Op-Ed Columns

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Scholarship and Anti-Semitism at Yale

March 28th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Ben Cohen ~ Almost a year has passed since Yale University shuttered the five-year-old Yale Interdisciplinary Initiative for the Study of Anti-Semitism, known by the unwieldy acronym “YIISA,” and replaced it with the Yale Program ... Read More


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Tolerating Hamas Invites a Mideast War

March 28th, 2012 | by JLedger

The U.N. ignores 12,000 rockets launched into Israel. By Ambassador Ron Prossor ~ ‘War is the unfolding of miscalculations.” So noted historian Barbara Tuchman decades ago, yet this principle continues to fall on deaf ears in ... Read More


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Israel’s Arabs, Living a Paradox

March 28th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Daniel Pipes ~ Can Arabs, who make up one-fifth of Israel’s population, be loyal citizens of the Jewish state? With this question in mind, I recently visited several Arab-inhabited regions of Israel (Jaffa, Baqa al-Gharbiya, ... Read More


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Response to ‘Zionist BDS’

March 28th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Asaf Romirowsky ~ Jewish individuals like Peter Beinart, author of the forthcoming “The Crisis of Zionism,” fuel the notion that Israel’s so-called settlement activity is at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian strife. Furthermore, Beinart questions ... Read More


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Presidents, emperors, and volunteer forces

March 21st, 2012 | by JLedger

By Shoshana Bryen ~ Some things should be difficult — like sending your sons and daughters to war.  The Founding Fathers, in their wisdom, separated the commander-in-chief of the force from the war-making authority; it was ... Read More


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Uneven exchange with Saudis

March 15th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Mitchell Bard ~ Since the discovery of oil in the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi Arabia has literally had us over a barrel. Though the Saudis need the United States more than we need them, they have ... Read More


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