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The Magnes Zionist: Why Bomb Iran When You Can Become Iran?

February 17, 2010

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That seems to be the thinking behind the Israeli government’s endorsement of legislation that will require human rights NGOs in Israel (e.g., B’Tselem, Machsomwatch, Breaking the Silence, Adalah, etc.) to publicize contributions from foreign governments, not only in an annual report (they all do that anyway), but every single time they host an event, have […]

NH House rejects 2 anti-gay marriage measures

February 17, 2010

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Gay marriage opponents needed 60 percent of the House to send the proposed amendment to the Senate, which would have had to pass it by the same margin. They knew their chances of success were slim of passing either measure. Several said they will look to the November election in hopes voters will elect people […]

Gabriel Preil entry on Wikipedia

February 17, 2010

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I noticed today that Wikipedia had an inaccurate one line entry for the American Hebrew language poet Gabriel Preil, so I corrected and expanded it. I showed it to David Shapiro in a message exchange on Facebook, and he suggested I add a Preil poem to the entry; I added my translation of “like feathers” which Preil […]

ducks on frozen lake Feb 16, 2010

February 17, 2010

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via flickr.com Ducks on frozen Prospect Park Lake, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.