Monthly Archives: April 2010

Terrorism must be cauterized

Defeating Radical Islam — a Lesson from Hercules Islamists — whether Khomeini, Banna, Qutb, Yassin, bin Laden, Zawahiri, al-Baghdadi, or al-Masri — are not the cause of hostilities; they are symptoms of a much greater cause — the “struggle between Truth and … Continue reading

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Sun shines on Jewish thought

Merging science and Jewish thought By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21C  April 21, 2010 He may be an impressive innovator in solar energy, and a captain of industry, but Arnold Goldman is also a thinker whose unusual goal is to … Continue reading

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Eat only for hunger

Why we eat when we’re not hungry Your friend’s weight, TV watching can trigger munchies By Rory Evans, Allure, April 21, 2010 A bell rings; a dog drools. This is the oldest trick in the Psychology 101 book: That’s all … Continue reading

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Muslims don’t help Muslims

Where Is the Philanthropy of Muslim Millionaires? How many of them have ever stopped to consider the plight of oppressed or poverty-stricken Muslim people? How many of them have ever thought of providing a decent meal or a piece of … Continue reading

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Olympics for Jerusalem

Host city for 2020 Olympics: Why not Jerusalem? If Israelis and Palestinians agreed to cohost the 2020 Olympic Games, it could help them clear hurdles to sustainable peace. By Udi Sommer , Christian Science Monitor posted April 20, 2010 at … Continue reading

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Love and compassion for Israel

My Tempestuous Love Affair With Israel Rabbi Brad Hirschfeld,  April 21, 2010 Well, it’s the morning after – the morning after Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day. That seems like the appropriate time to declare that even after the celebrations (and … Continue reading

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Children enjoy peaceful coexistence

As tensions simmer, interfaith efforts ramp up dialogue Some of the children worried that the Jewish students might be mad at them or afraid of them. Some thought the Israeli kids might hit them. They said, `We have really nice … Continue reading

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Honesty is the best policy

Seeking Honesty in the Middle East Seeking honesty, there is in fact a way to find out what Palestinians mean by “peace”; they express it in English, here in America. by Judea Pearl, Jewish  Journal, April 20, 2010 http://www.jewishjournal.com/ judea_pearl/article/seeking_honesty_in_the_middle_east_20100420/ … Continue reading

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