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The Jewish Gauchos’ ‘Legacy’: film recalls Argentina’s immigrant colonies

Sunday, October 31st, 2004

It took the directors of the new documentary Legacy nearly 10 years to complete the film, and by the time they had, many of the 200 aging Jewish gauchos interviewed had died.Perhaps that contributed to the emotional atmosphere permeating the theater here on the evening of Oct. 14, when the film had its commercial release. […]


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Good Bye Mr. Kerry, So Long “Disengagement”

Sunday, October 31st, 2004

In few days, Americans will choose between voting for Bush, or for Kerry. Simultaneously, in Israel, a nation is being torn apart by who to vote for as well. True, not a general election, but definitely a historic week, when the Knesset votes for the first time, on the destruction of Jewish communities in Gush-Katif […]


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The Legacy of Elon Moreh

Sunday, October 31st, 2004

Next week, Hebron will celebrate Shabbat Chayei Sarah \u2013 when we read in the Torah about Abraham’s purchase of Ma’arat HaMachpela some three thousand seven hundred years ago. Tens of thousands of Jews from around the world will arrive in Hebron for this festive event. However, Hebron is not the only Judea, Samaria or Gaza […]


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The David Project

Friday, October 29th, 2004

October 27, 2004 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The David Project Contact: Charles Jacobs, 617-835-3584 Students Release Controversial Documentary Film Spotlighting Academic Abuse and Intimidation at Columbia University Urge Columbia University to restore academic integrity and end the harassment of dissenting students and faculty NEW YORK, October 27, Columbia University students will unveil a controversial, disturbing documentary, […]


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Goodbye, Mr. Kerry; So Long, “Disengagement”

Friday, October 29th, 2004

In a few days, Americans will choose between voting for George Bush, or for John Kerry. Simultaneously, in Israel, a nation is being torn apart by a vote, as well. True, not in a general election, but it has definitely been a historic week, when the Knesset voted for the first time on the destruction […]


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Islamists Using Oil To Influence US Elections?

Friday, October 29th, 2004

Ever wonder why the price of oil suddenly rose astronomically in this run-up to US elections? If you haven’t, you should. I wondered, and what I found out is that there is may be a plot by the Islamists to influence if not overturn the US elections. And it is probably because of Israel. The […]


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Hamas is Working Round the Clock

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

NEW YORK- Earlier this year, Shlomo Gazit, former chief of Israeli Military Intelligence, warned that an Israeli retreat from Gaza will transform it into a big armed camp into which weapons of all kinds will stream via land, sea and maybe even air. It will also become an arsenal for independent development and production of […]


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Kudos to CNN’s Newsnight for Touching Report on Iraqi Jews

Thursday, October 28th, 2004

CNN’s Newsnight on Oct. 20 aired a poignant segment on the rescue of elderly and destitute Iraqi Jews who had been largely forgotten by the outside world until they were visited and helped by Rachel Zelon, a senior official of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Traveling to Iraq, Zelon used hand drawn maps to find […]


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How Jews should vote?

Wednesday, October 27th, 2004

As a leader in the American Jewish community for some 30 years, I have never asked fellow Jews to vote for a presidential candidate. I have always believed that Jews have had Jewish reasons to vote for candidates from both parties. Not this election. There are overwhelmingly powerful Jewish reasons to vote for President Bush […]


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Knesset Approves the Gaza Disengagement Plan

Wednesday, October 27th, 2004

The Gaza Disengagement Plan was approved by the Knesset a short time ago in a 67-45 vote with 7 abstentions. Ministers Zevulun Orlev (NRP), Uzi Landau (Likud), and Deputy Minister Michael Ratzon (Likud) voted against the plan. Minister Yisrael Katz, a member of the Likud loyalists voted in favor of the plan rather than face […]


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