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WSJ's Bret Stephens examines Time's cover story on Israel

Here's a good analysis by The Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens regarding the Time cover by Karl Vick, "Why Israel Doesn't Want Peace."

Excerpts from the WSJ:

Bret Stephens of WSJ on Time's cover story

Here's an excellent analysis by Bret Stephens in The Wall Street Journal regarding Karl Vick's cover story in Time, "Why Israel Doesn't Care About Peace."

Bret Stephens of WSJ on Time's cover story

Here's a great analysis by Bret Stephens in The Wall Street Journal regarding Karl Vick's cover story in the Time (Sept. 13), "Why Israel Doesn't Care About Peace."

From Stephens:

More Jewish groups speaking out against Islam bashing

More Jewish groups are getting the message that the epidemic of Islam bashing isn't ...well, good for the Jews or any other religious minority.

Yesterday a broad spectrum of religious leaders gathered in Washington to discuss the rising tide of anti-Islam bigotry. Representing the Jewish community at sessions hosted by the Islamic Society of North America: Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Rabbi Steve Gutow, president of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA).

On This Rosh Hashannah, Who Will Walk By My Side?

Was that woman walking her cat? On a leash?

Because that’s sure what it looked like.

The woman, heading towards us, was walking two by two with a very pretty, very spry cat. As if they were out for an evening stroll.

Rabbi Ponet Speaks

If you aren’t completely sick of hearing about Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky’s co-officiated wedding, you may want to read Rabbi James Ponet’s piece for Tablet about his decision to officiate at intermarriages.

It’s About`Time” For An Apology To Israel

I have long been a defender of the general media to pro-Israel supporters who believe the press – from the New York Times to the television networks – is biased against Israel. But I’m having a harder time of it these days.

The Man Booker Question: "The Finkler Question"?

As a general rule, I don't cheerlead for people I've written about.  But I'll allow myself this: hats off, again, to Howard Jacobson, whose novel "The Finkler Question" was shortlisted today for the Man Booker Prize.  Jacobson, one of Britain's most respected and funniest writers, did an interview with me a couple of weeks ago.

The Man Booker Question: "The Finkler Question"?

As a general rule, I don't cheerlead for people I've written about.  But I'll allow myself this: hats off, again, to Howard Jacobson, whose novel "The Finkler Question" was shortlisted today for the Man Booker Prize.  Jacobson, one of Britain's most respected and funniest writers, did an interview with me a couple of weeks ago.

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