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  • Jewish name-calling: a note on Michael Oren, Leon Wieseltier and the art of insult

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 6, 2015 | 1:04 pm

    SHAKESPEARE said it so sweetly.

    “What’s in a name?” the Bard mused in “Romeo and Juliet,” his immortal romance about hostile households. “That which we call a rose / By any other name would smell as sweet.”

    In Jewish tradition, names are taken a tad more seriously. Families...

  • Netanyahu says Israel’s friends will stand by her

    March 7, 2012 | 10:23 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel has “many courageous friends.”

    In remarks after landing in Israel following a visit to Canada and the United States, Netanyahu said, “I was received warmly, we have many courageous friends.”

    “We are returning for Purim, and this...

  • Israel: Key Player in War on Terrorism

    By Jessica Steinberg

    September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As the U.S. ally with the greatest experience IN fighting terrorism, Israel is likely to play a key role in the planned international war on terrorism.

    But its role is likely to be less public, working primarily with U.S. intelligence and the Defense Department, terrorism experts...