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2010 Year in Review

2010 Year in Review

Yearly review of our top state, national and world stories, plus our 2010 list of Movers and Shakers!

Israel's nukes and The New York Times

Israel's nukes and The New York Times

The existence of an Israeli nuclear capability has been speculated about by everyone who cares to comment, but has never been acknowledged by Israel herself. This policy of keeping her… Read more »

The Fraud that is J Street

The Fraud that is J Street

J street, the self-declared pro-Israel organization which is nothing of the kind, was a fraud from its beginning to its now probable inglorious end. Bruited about as an organization representing… Read more »

Peace talks leave death in their wake

Peace talks leave death in their wake

There is a sameness about these things called ‘peace talks’. Press releases that precede them, the bullying that accompanies them, the false optimism that exudes from them and the inevitable… Read more »

Is nine too many?

Is nine too many?

The departure of Eli Kornreich, long time President/CEO of the Bridgeport Jewish Community Center Services (a Federation and JCC), will no doubt prompt a more far reaching discussion than one… Read more »

Lamont is tone deaf to antisemitism

Lamont is tone deaf to antisemitism

The following editorial appeared in the Jewish Ledger issue of October 2006. In light of Ned Lamont’s current candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Governor, we feel that voters should… Read more »

Afghanistan: Bring them home

Afghanistan: Bring them home

By now most Americans know that detailed planning is not one of this administration’s strengths unless it is about redistribution of wealth or shrinking America’s presence on the world stage…. Read more »

Gilad Shalit: Four years a captive

Gilad Shalit: Four years a captive

“Israel’s willingness to do anything to bring a soldier home is laudable, it expresses higher humane values as well as true religious ones, but it is also inherently self-destructive. …To… Read more »

The Flotilla incident: Much theatre but little context

The Flotilla incident: Much theatre but little context

Most media articles and Internet postings on the attempt to bring boats of ‘activists’ and ‘aid’ into Gaza all start with the flotilla itself and don’t examine why it was… Read more »

It's Iran, stupid (not Israel)

It's Iran, stupid (not Israel)

The seven million people of Israel always seem to be ever present in our public conversations, but right now they are in the spotlight as never before. That’s because the… Read more »

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