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We Know We Belong To The Land

Friday, May 8th, 2009 Real Americans support Israel. Check out this editorial from Oklahoma. They know we belong to the land. There’s no J Street, a street running one-way for the Palestinians, in the Sooner State, just real roads with soft shoulders like Route 66, the Mother Road. When the president speaks of peace and the “road map,” I think this.  

The Fire Last Time - Part 2

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 (Here’s another look back at the aftermath of the previous attack by Islamic radicals in Riverdale)   May 20, 2003   A Fire Next Time   The sentencing of an Arab who tried to bomb a Riverdale synagogue brings fears to surface.   Jonathan Mark - Associate Editor   Khaled J., leaning against a wall in the gloomy light of the Bronx County Courthouse, says he has nothing against Jews.  

Dear Senior: Bibi In High School

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 (In 1996, when Bibi Netanyahu first became prime minister, I took a look back at his high school years in the United States and a girl who knew him when. With Netanyahu about to become prime minister again, and with the article no longer available in The Jewish Week’s online archives, here’s a reprise in response to several requests. — JM) Bibi Was There – And Then He Wasn’t By Jonathan Mark

Israel haters keep following Obama around

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 It’s funny, isn’t it, how anti-Zionists keep following Obama around, and the poor guy has nothing to do with it. How come Israel-haters didn’t keep following, say, Mario Cuomo around, or Rudy Giuliani, or Mitt Romney, but they can’t stay away from Barack Obama? They’re just drawn to him. Strange.  

Blessing of The Sun - 1981

Friday, March 13th, 2009 Did you observe “The Blessing of the Sun” the last time it came around, in 1981? If so, please e-mail me at jonathan@jewishweek.org   With appreciation,   JM
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