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They found the “God-Particle”

July 11th, 2012 | by Ledger Online

By Dennis Prager That was the headline in many of America’s news media. It turns out that the name actually derives from substituting “God-particle” for “goddamn particle,” the original name some scientists had given the elusive ... Read More


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Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir’s legacy

July 3rd, 2012 | by JLedger

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger ~ In 1992, the Republican Whip, Senator Alan Simpson from Wyoming, who was critical of Prime Minister Shamir’s policies, told me: “How can I like Prime Minister Shamir when he resembles ... Read More


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The Stupidest Strategist?

June 27th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Daniel Pipes ~ His honors are manifold – Ford Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, adjunct professor of political science at Columbia University, former president of the American Political Science ... Read More


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Connecticut’s own Farbrengen

June 19th, 2012 | by JLedger

By N. Richard Greenfield ~ A farbrengen can be defined as “joyous gathering” and is particularly Hasidic, Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidism to be exact. It is normally thought of as a coming together of people in Crown Heights ... Read More


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Nine is too many

June 13th, 2012 | by nrg

By N. Richard Greenfield ~ Last week two major New Jersey Federations announced plans to merge into one operating entity. The larger of the two, UJC MetroWest has 90,000 members and already is the product of a ... Read More


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What drove the Lubavitcher Rebbe?

June 13th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks ~ I often ask myself why? What drove the Lubavitcher Rebbe? In one lifetime, the Rebbe’s influence was felt throughout the entire Jewish world. Wherever Jews are: in Hawaii, in Hong Kong, ... Read More


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Documentary: "U.N. Me" makes you laugh, then cry

June 6th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Alina Dain Sharoni / JointMedia News Service (JNS) ~ A picture of a burned Israeli bus appears among images of world terrorist attacks; a newspaper headline on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s threat to wipe Israel ... Read More


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A National Day of Celebrating…Terror

June 6th, 2012 | by JLedger

By Stephen M. Flatow ~ As a “goodwill gesture,” Israel last week returned the remains of 91 Palestinian suicide bombers and other terrorists.  The Palestinian Authority responded by holding a “national rally” to glorify the “martyrs” ... Read More


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