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  • COUNTER-POINT: How best to support an imperfect Israel

    By Michael Berenbaum

    January 5, 2011 | 4:24 pm

    What a wonderful idea. Let us counteract a boycott by engaging in a boycott of our own; let us boycott the boycotters who in turn can retaliate by boycotting the boycotters of the boycott.

    There are several problems with the arguments advanced in...

  • Justice Has Returned to the Justice Department

    By Michael Berenbaum

    May 1, 2009 | 4:22 pm

    The Obama Administration has decided to drop the charges against Steven Rosen and Keith Weissman, two former AIPAC officials who were to be tried under a rarely used section of the 1917 Espionage Act that makes it a crime for civilians to receive and disseminate secret information.

  • New ‘Encyclopedia Judaica’ goes from Aachen to Zyrardow

    By Peter Ephross

    October 26, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    The editors of the new edition of the "Encyclopaedia Judaica" confronted a whole new world.

    In the more than 30 years since the first edition was published, Jewish life has been revitalized in the former communist world, Las Vegas and Atlanta

    Volumes of Work

    Key facts about the...

  • A Gift From Santa’s Jewish Helpers

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    In the sleeper hit "Elf," Buddy (Will Ferrell) is a lovable childlike oaf, raised by elves, who returns to New York to find his real father and spread Christmas cheer. It's a hip, witty, charming fairy tale that, like much of Christmas cinema, was created by Jews.

    "Apparently I'm...

  • Your Letters

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

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    Michael Berenbaum, in his article "In 2003, We Are Strong" (Dec. 5), correctly points out that the situation today is considerably different from that in the 1930s. However, he is incorrect that no one currently in power has the ability for a Hitler-like final...