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A Narrowing of Heart and Mind: The American Jewish Response to the Flotilla | Flotilla Crisis | Jewish Journal

June 9, 2010

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What has happened to American Jewry that engagement with Israel has become a binary choice: Israel always right or Israel always wrong? I refuse to choose. The most powerful way for us to show our love of Israel is to push beyond the talking points and re-engage the dream that has animated our people for […]

S.O.S. | The New Republic

June 9, 2010

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Tel Aviv, Israel — There once was a very successful campaign in Israel for road safety. Its slogan was, “On the road, don’t be right, be smart.” The day after the flotilla raid last week, more than one pundit in the Israeli press brought up the slogan. We’re right, they said, but why can’t we also […]

Yuri Foreman wants a rematch (after knee surgery)

June 9, 2010

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Brooklyn boxer and rabbinic student Yuri Foreman says he wants a rematch with Miguel Cotto after he recovers from surgery to repair the knee injury that cost him his WBA junior middleweight championship late Saturday night and early Sunday. The NY Post reports that Foreman suffered a torn meniscus and stretched a ligament in his right […]